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Pandemics

by Kevin Cunningham

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Children"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epidemics,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Communicable diseases

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKevin Cunningham
    SeriesA true book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA653.5 .C86 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25045902M
    ISBN 109780531254233, 9780531266281
    LC Control Number2011007507

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