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Children's Press, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
This series meets National Curriculum Standard for: Social Studies: Culture Global Connections People, Places, & Environments Production, Distribution, & Consumption Time, Continuity, & Change

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ONE Three Cultures Three Identities
THREE The Mexican Wilderness
sKj FOUR A Dramatic Past

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