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Librarians at work

by Karen Latchana Kenney

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Magic Wagon in Edina, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Librarians -- Juvenile literature,
  • Library science -- Vocational guidance -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Karen L. Kenney ; illustrated by Brian Caleb Dumm ; content consultant, Judith Stepan-Norris.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesMeet your community workers
    ContributionsDumm, Brian Caleb, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ682 .K46 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23054428M
    ISBN 109781602706491
    LC Control Number2009002386
    OCLC/WorldCa302099039

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