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Product Description: Manatees are docile, large sea mammals who are eaten in some parts of the world, feared in others, and adored in still others.  But human encroachment, disease, environmental hazards, and being hunted, among many other issues, are causing their numbers to decline...read more

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9780547152547 | Houghton Mifflin, April 11, 2011, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: In The Manatee Scientists, John Reynolds does an aerial count of manatees from the Florida sky; Lucy Keith spends a weekend rescuing manatees trapped in a dam in Senegal; and Fernando Rosas takes the author on an Amazonian boat trip, looking for a young manatee he released back into the wild, with emotional results.

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9780544225299 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, May 3, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Manatees are docile, large sea mammals who are eaten in some parts of the world, feared in others, and adored in still others.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Scientists in Florida, West Africa, and the Amazon Basin share information with the goal of protecting the docile and sometimes elusive manatee.
By Peter Lourie (not applicable)

Miscellaneous:

9780547573922 | Houghton Mifflin, March 7, 2011, cover price $18.99

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9780606379854 | Turtleback Books, May 3, 2016, cover price $20.85 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Profiles the work of John Craighead George, an Arctic whale scientist, as he studies the bowhead whale and works with the indigenous people of Alaska to better understand the history of the animal.

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9780544582415 | Houghton Mifflin, October 6, 2015, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: It's late April in Barrow, Alaska, which is about as far north in Alaska as you can get.

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9780618777099 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin, November 23, 2009), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Not all scientists live where they work, harvest their own subjects, or use information passed down from generation after generation of Inupiaq Eskimos to help learn about the bowhead whale.

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9780606374613 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, October 6, 2015), cover price $20.85 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Follow scientists as they scan the Alaskan wilderness for these magnificent creatures.

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9780606373739 | Turtleback Books, January 27, 2015, cover price $20.85 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: It is springtime in Alaska, and the U.S. Geological Survey team is gearing up for polar bear capturing. The scientists locate bears from a helicopter, tranquilize them, give them tattoo ID numbers and tags, and collect data such as height, weight, and body fat measurements and samples such as blood, hair, feces, and even teeth...read more

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9780544339064 | Houghton Mifflin, January 27, 2015, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: It is springtime in Alaska, and the U.

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9780547283050 | Houghton Mifflin, January 10, 2012, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Follow scientists as they scan the Alaskan wilderness for these magnificent creatures.

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Product Description: Scientists no longer debate whether the global climate is changing. Earth's atmosphere is warming up, and temperatures are rising twice as fast in the Arctic as the global average. How will climbing temperatures affect the ancient culture of the Inupiat people of Alaska's North Slope? Their culture revolves around the tradition of hunting bowhead whales from a platform of ice on the water...read more

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9781590788424 | Boyds Mills Pr, August 1, 2010, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Scientists no longer debate whether the global climate is changing.

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Product Description: In Writing to Explore, David and Peter demonstrate how to teach adventure writing, which integrates nonfiction and fiction and motivates students to write with imagination, curiosity, and a hunger to learn everything about their topic...read more

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9781571107879 | Stenhouse Pub, May 24, 2010, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: In Writing to Explore, David and Peter demonstrate how to teach adventure writing, which integrates nonfiction and fiction and motivates students to write with imagination, curiosity, and a hunger to learn everything about their topic.

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Product Description: One of the greatest adventures in history. In 1527 the conquistador Cabeza de Vaca set sail for the Spanish territory of La Florida. His aim was to colonize land that stretched from present-day Florida to Texas, but the mission met with disaster...read more

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9781590784921 | Boyds Mills Pr, November 1, 2008, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: One of the greatest adventures in history.

Product Description: Boyds Mills Press publishes a wide range of high-quality fiction and nonfiction picture books, chapter books, novels, and nonfiction

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9781590780442 | Reprint edition (Boyds Mills Pr, September 1, 2002), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Provides history, folklore, and modern tales about the second-longest river in the United States.

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9781563977565 | Boyds Mills Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Provides history, folklore, and modern tales about the second-longest river in the United States.

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9780606259811 | Demco Media, December 1, 2002, cover price $19.11 | About this edition: Provides history, folklore, and modern tales about the second-longest river in the United States.

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9781435265813 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 25, 2008), cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Boyds Mills Press publishes a wide range of high-quality fiction and nonfiction picture books, chapter books, novels, and nonfiction

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Product Description: Freeze your mother! Learn new words from your dad! Trade your brother! Help your sister share her secrets! From the kid-like brain of one of the world's funniest poets for children, here's a family-full of dreams, screams, groans, and giggles...read more
By Peter Lourie (photographer) and Ted Scheu

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9781583852163, titled "I Froze My Mother: And Other Seriously Funny Family Poems" | 1 edition (Cold Tree Pr, December 22, 2007), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Freeze your mother!
9781412058131 | Trafford on Demand Pub, May 5, 2005, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Hooray!

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Product Description: Tickle Your Teachers! Build an Anti-Homework Time Machine! Learn the Perfect Answer to Any Question! Celebrate Backwards Walking Day! (!Too Day Talking Backwards And) Fasten your giggle belts! Here come more dangerously funny poems from one of the most hilarious and "heartful" children's poets in the solar system Ted Scheu...read more
By Peter Lourie (photographer)

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9781583852156 | 1 edition (Cold Tree Pr, December 22, 2007), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Tickle Your Teachers!

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Presents, in text and photographs, a journey to Chaco Canton, New Mexico, examining ruins, culture, and theories of why the Anasazi abandoned the region.

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9781590784754 | Boyds Mills Pr, January 1, 2007, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Examines the Native American ruins in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, and nearby areas built by the Anasazi, precursors of the Pueblo Indians, and describes the way of life of their inhabitants.

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9781563979729 | 1 edition (Boyds Mills Pr, August 1, 2003), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Examines the Native American ruins in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, and nearby areas built by the Anasazi, precursors of the Pueblo Indians, and describes the way of life of their inhabitants.

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9781435207806 | Paw Prints, June 28, 2007, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Examines the Native American ruins in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, and nearby areas built by the Anasazi, precursors of the Pueblo Indians, and describes the way of life of their inhabitants.

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Looks at how the Iñupiaq people of Alaska's North Slope must learn to adjust to a changing climate that threatens to disrupt their ancient culture. By the author of First Dive to Shark Dive.

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9781590784365 | Boyds Mills Pr, March 1, 2007, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Looks at how the Iänupiaq people of Alaska's North Slope must learn to adjust to a changing climate that threatens to disrupt their ancient culture.

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Explores the ruins of the capital city of the Aztec Empire through a guided tour of recent archaeological digs, discoveries, unearthed treasures, and an historical overview of what once was.

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9781590780695 | Boyds Mills Pr, October 1, 2006, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Tours the excavation site of the Great Temple of the Aztec civilization in Mexico City, providing an overview of Aztec culture, history, and religion.

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Chronicles the scuba diving lessons that the author's daughter, Suzanne, takes while on vacation in the Bahamas, from her first lnstructions on gear and technique to her final dive with fifteen reef sharks.

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9781590780688 | Boyds Mills Pr, March 31, 2006, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Chronicles the scuba diving lessons that the author's daughter, Suzanne, takes while on vacation in the Bahamas, from her first lnstructions on gear and technique to her final dive with fifteen reef sharks.

Explores the history of the Inca empire and its overthrow by the Spaniards, and chronicles the author's search for the legendary missing gold of the Inca sun king that may lie hidden in the mountains of Ecuador.

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9781563979835 | Reprint edition (Boyds Mills Pr, January 1, 2002), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Explores the history of the Inca empire and its overthrow by the Spaniards, and chronicles the author's search for the legendary missing gold of the Inca sun king that may lie hidden in the mountains of Ecuador.

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9781563977435 | Boyds Mills Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Chronicle of an expedition into the Llanganati Mountains of Ecuador in search of 750 tons of worked gold, which the Incas hid from the Spanish conquistadors after Pizarro executed the Sun King, Atahualpa.

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9780606244077 | Demco Media, September 1, 2002, cover price $19.15 | About this edition: Explores the history of the Inca empire and its overthrow by the Spaniards, and chronicles the author's search for the legendary missing gold of the Inca sun king that may lie hidden in the mountains of Ecuador.

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9780613538312 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2002, cover price $20.40 | About this edition: Explores the history of the Inca empire and its overthrow by the Spaniards, and chronicles the author's search for the legendary missing gold of the Inca sun king that may lie hidden in the mountains of Ecuador.

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Tells of explorer Ferdinand Magellan's expedition along the coast of South America, his discovery of a new land as well as a successful passage to the Pacific that was later named after him, enhanced with full-color photos.

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9781563979736 | Boyds Mills Pr, August 1, 2002, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Photographs and narrative text illuminate the author's travels through Tierra del Fuego in South America, tracing the paths of Ferdinand Magellan and Charles Darwin.

The author and three friends make a present-day journey retracing Lewis and Clark's path up the Missouri River.

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9781590782682, titled "On the Trail of Lewis & Clark: A Journey Up the Missouri River" | Boyds Mills Pr, January 1, 2004, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: The author and three friends make a present-day journey retracing Lewis and Clark's path up the Missouri River.
9780070357662, titled "Assault on Paradise: Social Change in a Brazilian Village" | 2nd edition (McGraw-Hill College, January 1, 1992), cover price $30.55 | also contains Assault on Paradise: Social Change in a Brazilian Village | About this edition: This is a revision of a highly readable, instructive, and entertaining ethnography for use as a supplemental text in introductory anthropology courses.

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9781563979361 | Boyds Mills Pr, March 1, 2002, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The author and three friends make a present-day journey retracing Lewis and Clark's path up the Missouri River.

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9780606301961, titled "On the Trail of Lewis & Clark: a Journey Up the Missouri River" | Demco Media, April 30, 2004, cover price $21.35 | About this edition: The author and three friends make a present-day journey retracing Lewis and Clark's path up the Missouri River.

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The author recounts his journey down the length of the 'Great River', describing how he crossed historical territories and witnessed the traditions of long-standing cultures, and discusses the history of the region.

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9781563978968 | Reprint edition (Boyds Mills Pr, September 1, 2000), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The author recounts his journey down the length of the 'Great River', describing how he crossed historical territories and witnessed the traditions of long-standing cultures, and discusses the history of the region.

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9781563977060 | Boyds Mills Pr, February 1, 1999, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The author recounts his journey the length of the 'Great River' by car, by raft, and on foot, describing how he crossed historical territories and witnessed the traditions of long-standing cultures, and discusses the history of the region

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9780606201018 | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $18.67 | About this edition: The author recounts his journey down the length of the 'Great River', describing how he crossed historical territories and witnessed the traditions of long-standing cultures, and discusses the history of the region.

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9780613301121 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $20.85 | About this edition: The author recounts his journey down the length of the 'Great River', describing how he crossed historical territories and witnessed the traditions of long-standing cultures, and discusses the history of the region.

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Recounts the author's trip through Florida's Everglades and describes how pollution and overdevelopment are threatening the Everglades

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9781563977022 | Boyds Mills Pr, February 1, 1998, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: An informative account of a trip into the Everglades.

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9781878093912 | Boyds Mills Pr, August 1, 1994, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: An informative account of a trip into the Everglades.

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9780606228312 | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $19.15 | About this edition: An informative account of a trip into the Everglades.

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Recounts a journey through the Amazon River Valley, describing some of the traditional ways of life that still exist there and the encroachment of colonists that threatens the rain forests.

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9781563977121, titled "Amazon: A Young Reader's Look at the Last Frontier" | Boyds Mills Pr, February 1, 1998, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A journey through the Brazilian state of Rondonia in the Amazon basin provides a look at the rain forest and the people who live there, including both Indians and settlers

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9781878093004, titled "The Amazon: A Young Reader's Look at the Last Frontier" | Boyds Mills Pr, August 1, 1991, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A journey through the Brazilian state of Rondonia in the Amazon basin provides a look at the rain forest and the people who live there, including both Indians and settlers

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9780606228268, titled "Amazon: A Young Reader's Look at the Last Frontier" | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $21.35 | About this edition: A journey through the Brazilian state of Rondonia in the Amazon basin provides a look at the rain forest and the people who live there, including both Indians and settlers

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9780785729761, titled "Amazon: A Young Reader's Look at the Last Frontier" | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $18.75 | About this edition: A journey through the Brazilian state of Rondonia in the Amazon basin provides a look at the rain forest and the people who live there, including both Indians and settlers
9780613094412, titled "Amazon: A Young Reader's Look at the Last Frontier" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $18.75 | About this edition: A journey through the Brazilian state of Rondonia in the Amazon basin provides a look at the rain forest and the people who live there, including both Indians and settlers

The author describes his canoe trip along the Erie Canal, recounts its history, and retells stories of the people who built it, traveled on it, or lived along its banks

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9780606228305 | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $20.25 | About this edition: The author describes his canoe trip along the Erie Canal, recounts its history, and retells stories of the people who built it, traveled on it, or lived along its banks

Describes the ancient Maya ruins of Palenque, Mexico, discusses the archaeological discoveries that have been made there, and explains how the local Indians may provide clues that might help to reveal their ancestors' history.

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9780070212596, titled "How to Measure Human Resources Management" | 2nd edition (McGraw-Hill, December 1, 1994), cover price $49.95 | also contains How to Measure Human Resources Management | About this edition: This updated edition should help human resources managers respond to organizational change and justify their own existence.

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9781590782651 | Reprint edition (Boyds Mills Pr, January 1, 2004), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Describes the ancient Maya ruins of Palenque, Mexico, discusses the archaeological discoveries that have been made there, and explains how the local Indians may provide clues that might help to reveal their ancestors' history.

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9781563978395 | Boyds Mills Pr, August 1, 2001, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Describes the ancient Maya ruins of Palenque, Mexico, discusses the archaeological discoveries that have been made there, and explains how the local Indians may provide clues that might help to reveal their ancestors' history.

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9780606301923, titled "Mystery Of The Maya: Uncovering The Lost City Of Palenque" | Demco Media, April 30, 2004, cover price $21.35 | About this edition: Describes the ancient Maya ruins of Palenque, Mexico, discusses the archaeological discoveries that have been made there, and explains how the local Indians may provide clues that might help to reveal their ancestors' history.

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9781417744879, titled "Mystery of the Maya: Uncovering the Lost City of Palenque" | Turtleback Books, April 1, 2004, cover price $23.30 | About this edition: Describes the ancient Maya ruins of Palenque, Mexico, discusses the archaeological discoveries that have been made there, and explains how the local Indians may provide clues that might help to reveal their ancestors' history.

The author and his family make a present-day journey that retraces Sacagawea's trail, from Fort Mandan in North Dakota to Fort Clatsop in Oregon.

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9780070077379, titled "Ceramic Title Setting" | McGraw-Hill College, March 1, 1992, cover price $35.45 | also contains Ceramic Title Setting | About this edition: Given the high prices that contractors charge for ceramic tile jobs, many homeowners would undoubtedly consider installing it themselves, if they had the proper guidance.

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9781590782668 | Boyds Mills Pr, January 1, 2004, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: The author and his family make a present-day journey that retraces Sacagawea's trail, from Fort Mandan in North Dakota to Fort Clatsop in Oregon.

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9781563978401 | Boyds Mills Pr, February 1, 2001, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The author and his family make a present-day journey that retraces Sacagawea's trail, from Fort Mandan in North Dakota to Fort Clatsop in Oregon.

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9780606301954 | Demco Media, April 30, 2004, cover price $21.35 | About this edition: The author and his family make a present-day journey that retraces Sacagawea's trail, from Fort Mandan in North Dakota to Fort Clatsop in Oregon.

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Describes a canoe trip down the river from Whitehorse, the capital of Yukon Territory, to Dawson, near the Arctic Circle, and looks at the gold rush of 1898. (view table of contents)

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9781563978784 | Boyds Mills Pr, March 1, 2000, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Describes a canoe trip down the river from Whitehorse, the capital of Yukon Territory, to Dawson, near the Arctic Circle, and looks at the gold rush of 1898.

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9781878093905 | Boyds Mills Pr, September 1, 1992, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Describes the river from Whitehorse, the capital of Yukon Terrritory, to Dawson, near the Arctic Circle, and looks at the gold rush of 1898

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9780613494021 | Turtleback Books, August 1, 2000, cover price $20.85 | About this edition: Describes a canoe trip down the river from Whitehorse, the capital of Yukon Territory, to Dawson, near the Arctic Circle, and looks at the gold rush of 1898.

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