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Alternative energy beyond fossil fuels

by Dana Meachen Rau

  • 335 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Compass Point Books in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Renewable energy sources -- Juvenile literature,
  • Power resources -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Dana Meachen Rau.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    SeriesGreen generation
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ808.2 .R38 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23186153M
    ISBN 109780756542474
    LC Control Number2009008778
    OCLC/WorldCa316513082

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