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Young Jackie Robinson Baseball Hero (Troll First-Start Biography (Paperback)) by Edward Farrell

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Published by Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media .
Written in English


  • Sports & Recreation - General,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Sports / Recreation / Outdoors,
  • Sports - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsDennis Stuart (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9516442M
ISBN 10060621836X
ISBN 109780606218368

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