Sharks in the Rivers
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Ada Limón., & Ada Limón|AUTHOR. (2010). Sharks in the Rivers . Milkweed Editions.

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Ada Limón and Ada Limón|AUTHOR. 2010. Sharks in the Rivers. Milkweed Editions.

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Ada Limón and Ada Limón|AUTHOR. Sharks in the Rivers Milkweed Editions, 2010.

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Ada Limón, and Ada Limón|AUTHOR. Sharks in the Rivers Milkweed Editions, 2010.

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