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Illiteracy by Elizabeth Sirimarco

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Published by Rourke Corp. in Vero Beach, Fla .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Literacy -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Literacy -- Social aspects -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Literacy.

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About the Edition

Discusses illiteracy and the problems it causes, as well as ways of eliminating it in our society.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-63)and index.

Statementby Elizabeth Sirimarco.
SeriesTroubled society
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC151 .S57 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2029863M
ISBN 100865931151
LC Control Number91007168
OCLC/WorldCa23177976

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