The Snowflake
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Voyageur Press, 2015.
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Kenneth Libbrecht., Kenneth Libbrecht|AUTHOR., & Rachel Wing|AUTHOR. (2015). The Snowflake. Voyageur Press.

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Kenneth Libbrecht, Kenneth Libbrecht|AUTHOR and Rachel Wing|AUTHOR. 2015. The Snowflake. Voyageur Press.

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Kenneth Libbrecht, Kenneth Libbrecht|AUTHOR and Rachel Wing|AUTHOR, The Snowflake. Voyageur Press, 2015.

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Kenneth Libbrecht, Kenneth Libbrecht|AUTHOR, and Rachel Wing|AUTHOR. The Snowflake. Voyageur Press, 2015. Web.

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