Street Crime (Ripped from the Headlines) by Peggy J. Parks

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  • Social Issues - General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Crime,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • United States,
  • Violent crimes,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12554404M
ISBN 10160217007X
ISBN 109781602170070

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