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How to help your child in grade school science

Frieda E. Van Atta

How to help your child in grade school science

a handbook for parents, designed to help them help the teacher help their children from kindergarten through the eight elementary grades.

by Frieda E. Van Atta

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Study and teaching (Elementary)

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1585 .V3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination372 p.
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5848879M
    LC Control Number62008450
    OCLC/WorldCa1263023


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