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- ISBN-13: 9780399545702
- ISBN-10: 0399545700
- Publisher: Philomel Books
- Publish Date: May 2016
- Page Count: 256
- Reading Level: Ages 10-14
- Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.7 x 0.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds
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