The story of corn

Cover of: The story of corn | Mary Lindeen

Published by Capstone Press in Mankato, Minn .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Corn,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementMary Lindeen
SeriesWonder readers
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB191.M2 L56 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25328955M
ISBN 109781429679718
LC Control Number2011022003

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