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In Search of the Grand Canyon Down the Colorado with John Wesley Powell (Redfeather Books.) by Mary Ann Fraser

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Published by Redfeather Book from Henry Holt .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Journeys,
  • History - Exploration & Discovery,
  • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico),
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Powell, John Wesley,,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History - United States/19th Century,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / 19th Century,
  • 1834-1902,
  • Discovery and exploration,
  • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7932344M
ISBN 100805055436
ISBN 109780805055436
OCLC/WorldCa40257695

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