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Who was Jackie Robinson? by Gail Herman

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Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby Gail Herman ; illustrated by John O"Brien
ContributionsO"Brien, John, 1953- ill
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV865.R6 H47 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24452984M
ISBN 109780448455570
LC Control Number2010022831
OCLC/WorldCa607973823

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