TITLE

NEWS I.Q. PAGES 4-5

PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;9/8/2003, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a quiz for children on the electric power failure in North American in August 2003.
ACCESSION #
10740583

 

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