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African American Biographies

Mary Ann Borgardt

African American Biographies

by Mary Ann Borgardt

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Published by Globe Fearon Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Readers - Chapter Books,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • African Americans,
  • Afro-Americans,
  • Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBetsy V. Christopher (Contributor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12033159M
    ISBN 101556755929
    ISBN 109781556755927
    OCLC/WorldCa21320912

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