Henry Ford and the Model T (Inventions and Discovery) by Michael O"Hearn

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Published by Capstone Press .

Written in English

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  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology,
  • People & Places - Other,
  • Technology - Inventions,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

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ContributionsPhil Miller (Illustrator), Keith Wilson (Illustrator), Charles, III Barnett (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7896256M
ISBN 100736896422
ISBN 109780736896429

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