From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc.
From School Library Journal
Peggy Bercher, Fairfax County Public Library, VA
Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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|Length: 308 pages||Word Wise: Enabled||Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled|
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