The practical guide to foster family care by Bert L. Kaplan

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Statementby Bert L. Kaplan and Martin Seitz.
ContributionsSeitz, Martin, joint author.
LC ClassificationsHV875 .K34
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 99 p. ;
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4422498M
ISBN 100398040338
LC Control Number79026964

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