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Children"s literature: springboard to understanding the developing world

Children"s literature: springboard to understanding the developing world

a curriculum guide intended for grades three to eight

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Published by UNICEF Ontario in Ontario .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s literature -- Study and teaching.,
  • Children"s literature -- Developing countries.,
  • Folklore -- Africa, West

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementproject director, Jerry Diakiw ; writers/researchers, Carole Baker... [et al.].
    ContributionsBaker, Carole., Diakiw, Jerry.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 120 p. :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18448036M

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