Captain Nathaniel Brown Palmer by Candace Sanford

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Published by Flat Hammock Press .

Written in English

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  • Teens / Nonfiction,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

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ContributionsSusan Scala (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11833870M
ISBN 100977372596
ISBN 109780977372591
OCLC/WorldCa166367200

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