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Published by Cherry Lake Publishing in Ann Arbor, Michigan .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Juvenile literature,
  • High speed trains,
  • Flight,
  • Birds

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Wil Mara
SeriesNature"s inventors, Innovation library
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTF1455 .M37 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationpages cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25252537M
ISBN 109781610804981, 9781610805858, 9781610806725
LC Control Number2012005747

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