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American History by Decade - The 1950s (American History by Decade)

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Published by KidHaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • History - United States/20th Century,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • United States,
  • Nineteen fifties,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / General,
  • History - General,
  • 1945-1953,
  • 1953-1961,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatBoard book
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7898298M
    ISBN 100737717475
    ISBN 109780737717471
    OCLC/WorldCa52714634


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