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Episode 56 — Science Books for Teens


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Text Messages: Recommendations for Adolescent Readers

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Grades 6 – 12
Podcast Series Text Messages: Recommendations for Adolescent Readers
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Duration 20:44
Original Air Date Published November 12, 2012

Music in this podcast is courtesy of Scott Andrew.



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