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Barefoot Conquistador Cabeza De Vaca and the Struggle for Native American Rights (Exceptional Biographies for Upper Grades) by Diana Childress

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Published by Twenty-First Century Books (CT) .
Written in English

Subjects:

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

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11425868M
ISBN 100822575175
ISBN 109780822575177

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