Reading interests of children and young adults.

by Kujoth, Jean Spealman.

Publisher: Scarecrow Press in Metuchen, N.J

Written in English
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  • Children -- Books and reading.,
  • Youth -- Books and reading.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

LC ClassificationsZ1037 .K84
The Physical Object
Pagination449 p.
Number of Pages449
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5420513M
ISBN 100810803070
LC Control Number73013792

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