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The boy who loved tornadoes

by Randi Davenport

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Published by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Autism in children -- Treatment,
  • Autistic children -- Care,
  • Parents of autistic children

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRandi Davenport.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRJ506.A9 D38 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23668085M
    ISBN 101565126114
    ISBN 109781565126114
    LC Control Number2009031221
    OCLC/WorldCa419844287

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