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The African American Guide to Personal Growth, Health, Safety, Sex and Survival

Living and Learning in the 21st Century

by Debrah Harris-Johnson

  • 185 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Amber Communications Group, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Issues - General,
  • Life skills,
  • Health & Daily Living - General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Social Situations,
  • United States,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Teenagers,
  • Life skills guides,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Health / Maturing,
  • Health - General,
  • African-American teenagers,
  • Juvenile literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8530085M
    ISBN 100965506444
    ISBN 109780965506441
    OCLC/WorldCa41380404

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