Multicultural Portrait of Labor in America (Avon Camelot Books)

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Publisher: Sagebrush Education Resources

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  • Family - General,
  • Social Issues - General,
  • Social Situations - General,
  • Business, Careers, Occupations,
  • Social Issues - Prejudice & Racism,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Fiction - General,
  • Employment,
  • History,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Minorities,
  • United States,
  • Women,
  • Working class,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)
The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
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Open LibraryOL9333943M
ISBN 100613064305
ISBN 109780613064309

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