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Understanding youth adolescent development for educators by Michael J. Nakkula

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Published by Harvard Education Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


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StatementMichael J. Nakkula and Eric Toshalis.
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LC ClassificationsHQ
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Paginationxvi, 286 p. :
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22757311M
ISBN 109781891792311

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