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How long is a piece of string?

by Kirsten Atkins

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by SRA School Group in Santa Rosa, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contests -- Fiction.,
  • Guilt -- Fiction.,
  • Honesty -- Fiction.

  • About the Edition

    After cheating in a contest, Max is consumed by guilt and is unable to deal with what he"s done.

    Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by Kirsten Atkins ; illustrated by Pam Posey.
    SeriesVoyages, Voyages (Santa Rosa, Calif.)
    ContributionsPosey, Pam, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.A8635 Ho 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1409426M
    ISBN 100383036720
    LC Control Number93018062
    OCLC/WorldCa27810057

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