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You and democracy.

by Gordon, Dorothy

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civics -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPictures by Lois Fisher and Karl Murr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK1759 .G6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59 p.
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6086283M
    LC Control Number51000169
    OCLC/WorldCa1578407

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