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What"s so bad about gasoline?

fossil fuels and what they do

by Anne F. Rockwell

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Published by Collins in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gasoline -- Juvenile literature,
  • Fossil fuels -- Juvenile literature,
  • Carbon dioxide -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Anne Rockwell ; illustrated by Paul Meisel.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesLet"s-read-and-find out science. Stage 2
    ContributionsMeisel, Paul, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTP692.2 .R63 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16365748M
    ISBN 109780061575273, 9780061575280
    LC Control Number2007052947


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