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How to teach reading and composition

James Jesse Burns

How to teach reading and composition

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Published by American book company in New York, Cincinnati [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Composition and exercises,
  • Reading (Elementary)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. J. Burns
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1413 .B8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p.
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6911552M
    LC Control Number01031266
    OCLC/WorldCa2155125


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