Johnny can read--so can Jane
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Published by Addison-Wesley in Menlo Park, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Reading.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRuth B. Love.
SeriesEducational innovators series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB1050 .L68 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination156 p. :
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3078897M
ISBN 100201044390
LC Control Number82178795
OCLC/WorldCa9084025

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