TITLE

A Simple Lesson in Arithmetic

AUTHOR(S)
Carter, John Steweart
PUB. DATE
June 1961
SOURCE
New Republic;6/26/61, Vol. 144 Issue 26, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on several issues relevant to books and education in the U.S. Educational value of contemporary literature; Correlation between reading and literacy levels; Examination of several notable books and their educational value.
ACCESSION #
10273526

 

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