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George Washington (DK Biography)

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Published by DK CHILDREN .
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  • Presidents,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Political,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Washington, George,,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • United States,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Historical,
  • 1732-1799,
  • Biography

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7994766M
    ISBN 100756608325
    ISBN 109780756608323

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