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Smokejumpers

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Published by Millbrook Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Occupations,
  • Smokejumpers,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Science & Nature - Environmental Science & Eco Logy,
  • People & Places - General,
  • Nature - Weather/Natural Disasters,
  • Careers,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Wildfire fighters,
  • Science & Nature - Environmental Science & Ecology,
  • Fire fighters

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8015852M
ISBN 100761323244
ISBN 109780761323242
OCLC/WorldCa46808959

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