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Just Like Josh Gibson

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Published by Aladdin .
Written in English


  • Sports & Recreation - Baseball,
  • Preschool Picture Story Books,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Children: Kindergarten,
  • Sports & Recreation - General,
  • Girls & Women,
  • People & Places - United States - African-American,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Girls & Women,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Family - Multigenerational

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsBeth Peck (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8458526M
ISBN 10141692728X
ISBN 109781416927280

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