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Teaching children to be literate a reflective approach by Anthony V. Manzo

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Published by Harcourt Brace College Publishers in Fort Worth .
Written in English


  • Reading (Elementary),
  • Literacy.,
  • Language arts (Elementary),
  • Critical thinking -- Study and teaching (Elementary)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [597-638]) and indexes.

StatementAnthony V. Manzo, Ula C. Manzo.
ContributionsManzo, Ula Casale.
LC ClassificationsLB1573 .M334 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 595, [72] p. :
Number of Pages595
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1444612M
ISBN 100153005602
LC Control Number93080671

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