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Astronomer Explorer of the Universe (On the Job Series) by Jake Miller

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

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  • Careers,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Careers,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction

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Edition Notes

ContributionsSusan Gal (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9515192M
ISBN 100613856562
ISBN 109780613856560

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