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Improving reading in science

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Published by International Reading Association in Newark, Del .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Study and teaching.,
  • Reading.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 55-57.

    StatementJudith N. Thelen.
    SeriesAn IRA service bulletin, Reading aids series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ181 .T44 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 57 p. :
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2842655M
    ISBN 100872072177
    LC Control Number84004591


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