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How Congress Works

A Look at the Legislative Branch (How Government Works)

by Ruth Tenzer Feldman

  • 58 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Lerner Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • United States.,
  • Social Science - Politics & Government,
  • Congress,
  • Juvenile literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9649364M
    ISBN 100822513471
    ISBN 109780822513476


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