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Published by Random House Books for Young Readers .
Written in English


  • Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic,
  • Heroes and heroines,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Fiction - Science Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Heroes,
  • Science fiction

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7717399M
ISBN 100679861920
ISBN 109780679861928



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