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Life in the Arctic (Life in Extreme Environments)

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Published by Rosen Publishing Group .
Written in English


  • Science & Nature - Environmental Science & Ecology,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Science,
  • Arctic peoples,
  • Arctic regions,
  • Cold adaptation,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Natural history,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11428421M
ISBN 100823939847
ISBN 109780823939848

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