Big Dig by

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Published by Golden Books Publishing Company .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories,
  • Children"s 4-8 - Picturebooks,
  • Children: Grades 1-2

Edition Notes

Book details

SeriesSuper Shape
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10350650M
ISBN 100307130177
ISBN 109780307130174
OCLC/WorldCa41404241

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For days, my thoughts were a jumbled string of words that barely held together as it tumbled end over end. There is a twisting feeling in my chest still /5. one good thing about this book - the many fun and recognizable Boston locales mentioned in this story.

otherwise, very bland mystery story focused around the Big Dig. there is a weird plot twist, but it didn't lend that much to my excitement or interest levels in continuing this book/5.

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