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Riding the Flume (Aladdin Historical Fiction) by Patricia Curtis Pfitsch

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


  • Action & Adventure,
  • Action & Adventure - General,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Fiction - General,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9842112M
ISBN 101417602759
ISBN 109781417602759

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