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Literacy and community

Literacy and community

the twentieth yearbook ... of the College Reading Association 1998

by

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Published by College Reading Association in Carrollton, Georgia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reading -- Research -- United States,
  • Literacy -- Research -- United States,
  • Community development

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    Statementeditors, Elizabeth G. Sturtevant ... [et. al] ; editorial assistants Janice Winters ... [et al.]
    SeriesYearbook of the College Reading Association -- 1998
    ContributionsSturtevant, Elizabeth G, Winters, Janice, College Reading Association
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 312 p. ;
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16937185M
    ISBN 101883604044


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