Books for the partially sighted child by Thomas D. Horn

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Published by National Council of Teachers of English in Champaign, Ill .

Written in English

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  • Large type books -- Bibliography.

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Book details

Statement[by] Thomas D. Horn and Dorothy J. Ebert.
GenreBibliography.
ContributionsEbert, Dorothy J., joint author., National Council of Teachers of English.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ5348 .H6
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p.
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5979955M
LC Control Number66008295
OCLC/WorldCa1371053

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