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9 edition of Working and Growing Up in America (Adolescent Lives) found in the catalog.

Working and Growing Up in America (Adolescent Lives)

  • 58 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adolescents,
  • Child & developmental psychology,
  • Secondary schools,
  • Work & labour,
  • Youth,
  • Psychology,
  • Employment,
  • Sociology,
  • United States,
  • USA,
  • School-to-work transition,
  • Children"s Studies,
  • Developmental - Child,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Child Development,
  • General,
  • Attitudes,
  • Longitudinal studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7670787M
    ISBN 100674009231
    ISBN 109780674009233

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    We tried to get into a better public middle school in the wealthy part of Oakland, but nothing came of our efforts. She takes to the garden, and begins to see the magic that takes place among the shrubs. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. But Mrs. That is a tease, everybody. One weekend he loads family and their sloshing solo cups into a tattered canoe, hitches it to his truck and rips through the snowy fields.

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