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Dawn Watch by Jean E. Pendziwol

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Published by Groundwood Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sailing,
  • Transportation - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Family - General,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Transportation - Boats/Underwater,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • Social Issues - Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance,
  • Transportation - Boats, Ships, & Underwater Craft,
  • Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / General,
  • Family - Parents,
  • Fathers and daughters

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsNicolas Debon (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8212172M
ISBN 100888995121
ISBN 109780888995124

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