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Published by Raintree in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Matter -- Juvenile literature,
  • Atomic structure -- Juvenile literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRoberta Baxter.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesSci-hi. Physical science
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC173.36 .B39 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16975766M
ISBN 109781410932440, 9781410932594
LC Control Number2008030582

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