Grandfather Tang"s story by Ann Tompert

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Published by Frank Schaffer Publications .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Books and reading,
  • Critical thinking,
  • Grandfather Tang"s story,
  • Language experience approach in education,
  • Reading (Elementary),
  • Tompert, Ann

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Book details

SeriesMulticultural series
The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages8
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9705359M
ISBN 10086734265X
ISBN 109780867342659
OCLC/WorldCa37161449

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