A survey of leisure reading in the junior high schools of Alberta by Robert Ritchie Fisk

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Subjects:

  • Books and reading,
  • High school students,
  • Reading interests,
  • Teenagers

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Statementby Robert Ritchie Fisk
ContributionsUniversity of Alberta. Dept. of Secondary Education
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 193 leaves :
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26635256M
OCLC/WorldCa461970754

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