Coming to America - The Jews (Coming to America) by Adriane Ruggiero

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Published by Greenhaven Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • People & Places - United States - Other,
  • Jews,
  • History - United States/General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • United States,
  • History - General,
  • History,
  • Immigrants,
  • Immigration and emigration

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatBoard book
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7898824M
ISBN 100737727675
ISBN 109780737727678
OCLC/WorldCa61864856

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