Dupuy, B. & McQuillan, J. (1997). Handcrafted Books: Two for the Price of One.
In Jacobs, G. M., Davis, C., & Renandya, W. A. (Eds.). Successful strategies for extensive reading. (pp. 171-180) Singapore: SEAMEO Regional Language Centre.
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