Character education through children"s literature by Sheryl O"Sullivan

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Published by Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation .

Written in English

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  • Literature,
  • Literature and morals,
  • Moral education,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Study and teaching (Early childhood)

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The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages49
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Open LibraryOL11117530M
ISBN 100873676947
ISBN 109780873676946

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