A Spy in the House
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The Agency volume 1.
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HL: High-Low 680L
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Published:
Candlewick Press 2010
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Street Date:
10/26/2010
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English
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9780763651824
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B003EINO5I
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Level 5.1, 11 Points
Lexile code:
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Lexile measure:
680
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Y. S. Lee. (2010). A Spy in the House. Candlewick Press.

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Y. S. Lee. 2010. A Spy in the House. Candlewick Press.

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Y. S. Lee, A Spy in the House. Candlewick Press, 2010.

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Y. S. Lee. A Spy in the House. Candlewick Press, 2010. Web.

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