In-Line Skating in the X Games by Christopher Blomquist

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Published by PowerKids Press .

Written in English

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  • Sports & Recreation - Miscellaneous,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • ESPN X-Games,
  • In-line skating,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Grades 2-3

Edition Notes

Blomquist, Christopher. Kid"s Guide to the X Games.

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11428670M
ISBN 100823963020
ISBN 109780823963027

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