Dust Bowl Girls
(eAudiobook)

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Published
HighBridge, 2017.
ISBN
9781681681993
Lexile measure
1120L
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Available Online

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8h 27m 0s
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eAudiobook
Language
English
Accelerated Reader
MG+
Level 7.8, 15 Points
Lexile measure
1120

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Lydia Reeder., Lydia Reeder|AUTHOR., & Virginia Wolf|READER. (2017). Dust Bowl Girls . HighBridge.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Lydia Reeder, Lydia Reeder|AUTHOR and Virginia Wolf|READER. 2017. Dust Bowl Girls. HighBridge.

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Lydia Reeder, Lydia Reeder|AUTHOR and Virginia Wolf|READER. Dust Bowl Girls HighBridge, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Lydia Reeder, Lydia Reeder|AUTHOR, and Virginia Wolf|READER. Dust Bowl Girls HighBridge, 2017.

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Grouping Categorybook
Last Update2022-09-28 18:27:04PM
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