Family child care homes creative spaces for children to learn by Linda J. Armstrong

Cover of: Family child care homes | Linda J. Armstrong

Published by Redleaf Press in St. Paul, MN .

Written in English

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  • Family day care,
  • Planning,
  • Management

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementLinda J. Armstrong
LC ClassificationsHQ778.5 .A755 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 202 p. :
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25004353M
ISBN 109781605540757
LC Control Number2011004164

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