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Chicago History for Kids

Triumphs and Tragedies of the Windy City Includes 21 Activities (For Kids series)

by Owen Hurd

  • 284 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Chicago Review Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / State & Local,
  • Activity Books - General,
  • History - United States/State & Local,
  • Amusements,
  • Chicago,
  • Creative activities and seat work,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Historic sites,
  • Illinois,
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGary Johnson (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9338693M
    ISBN 101556526547
    ISBN 109781556526541
    OCLC/WorldCa71812742

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