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Building the New York Subway (Cornerstones of Freedom. Second Series)

by Andrew Santella

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Children"s Press (CT) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New York (State),
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Juvenile Transportation,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Subways,
  • New York,
  • Architecture,
  • General,
  • History - United States/State & Local,
  • Design and construction,
  • History - United States/20th Century,
  • Transportation - Railroads & Trains

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7658710M
    ISBN 100516236385
    ISBN 109780516236384
    OCLC/WorldCa64427462

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