Literacy theory and research

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Statement[edited by] Jerry Zutell, Sandra McCormick.
SeriesThirty-ninth yearbook of the National Reading Conference, Yearbook of the National Reading Conference -- 39th.
ContributionsZutell, Jerry., McCormick, Sandra.
The Physical Object
Pagination[xvii], 448 p. ;
Number of Pages448
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Open LibraryOL17644243M

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