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Where Poppies Grow A World War I Companion by Linda Granfield

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Published by Fitzhenry and Whiteside .
Written in English


  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Kindergarten,
  • Military - World War I,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Historical / Military & Wars,
  • History - Military & Wars

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8547855M
ISBN 101550051466
ISBN 109781550051469

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