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El Yunque: Exploring the Rain Forest of Puerto Rico


By Lisa Johnson Vargas

Reading Level: Late Elementary School, Middle School
Genre: Non Fiction
Publisher: Editorial Cordillera, Inc. 1984

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Exploring the rain forest of Puerto Rico.

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