Teaching writing skills with children"s literature by Connie Campbell Dierking

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Published by Maupin House in Gainesville, FL .

Written in English

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  • Language arts (Elementary),
  • Children"s literature -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Activity programs.,
  • English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Elementary)

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementConnie Campbell Dierking, Susan Anderson-McElveen.
ContributionsAnderson-McElveen, Susan, 1956-
LC ClassificationsLB1576 .D4643 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 165 p. :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL374746M
ISBN 100929895274
LC Control Number98036568

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