GOLD IN THE HILLS (American Sisters) by Laurie Lawlor

Cover of: GOLD IN THE HILLS (American Sisters) | Laurie Lawlor

Published by Aladdin .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • General,
  • Colorado,
  • Children"s 9-12,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Stuttering,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure,
  • Brothers and sisters,
  • Fiction,
  • Frontier and pioneer life

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7659698M
ISBN 100671568337
ISBN 109780671568337
OCLC/WorldCa36834147

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