Lincoln (Civil War Chronicles) by Ruth Ashby

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Published by Rebound by Sagebrush .

Written in English

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  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Political,
  • History - United States/Civil War,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction

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Open LibraryOL9700873M
ISBN 100613794117
ISBN 109780613794114

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