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Compost it

David Barker

Compost it

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Published by Cherry Lake Pub. in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 29) and index.

Statementby David Barker
SeriesLanguage arts explorer, Save the planet, Language arts explorer, Save the planet (Cherry Lake Publishing)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsS661 .B367 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24419299M
ISBN 109781602796560, 9781602796652
LC Control Number2009038092
OCLC/WorldCa438054443


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