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Readings on language and literacy

essays in honor of Jeanne S. Chall

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Brookline Books in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reading -- Congresses.,
  • Language arts -- Congresses.,
  • Literacy -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesReadings on language & literacy
    Statementedited by Lillian R. Putnam.
    ContributionsPutnam, Lillian R., Chall, Jeanne Sternlicht, 1921-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1050 .R427 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 324 p. :
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL665724M
    ISBN 101571290397
    LC Control Number97011360

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