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Published by Meredith Corp. in Des Moines, Iowa .
Written in English



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  • Latchkey children -- United States.,
  • Child rearing -- United States.,
  • Latchkey children -- United States -- Life skills guides -- Juvenile literature.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesBetter homes and gardens., Latchkey years.
Statement[editor, Elizabeth Woolover].
ContributionsWoolover, Elizabeth.
LC ClassificationsHQ777.65 .Y68 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2224262M
ISBN 100696018861
LC Control Number89063156

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