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7 edition of Mackinac Bridge found in the catalog.

Mackinac Bridge

The Story of the Five-Mile Poem (Tales of Young Americans)

by Gloria Whelan

  • 108 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Sleeping Bear Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Design and construction,
  • Juvenile Construction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • History,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Historical - United States - 20th Century,
  • Fathers and sons,
  • Bridges,
  • Michigan,
  • Family - General,
  • Technology - General,
  • 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGijsbert Van Frankenhuyzen (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8816237M
    ISBN 101585362832
    ISBN 109781585362837
    OCLC/WorldCa64390371

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