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#911 - The Titanic: An Interactive History Adventure by Bob Temple

The Titanic: An Interactive History Adventure
Series: You Choose: History
Written by Bob Temple
Capstone Press 3/20/2016
978-1-5157-3388-1
112 pages    Ages 8—12

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“It is 1912. 702 more words

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