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The Enchanted Imagination: Storytelling's Power to Entrance Listeners

  title={The Enchanted Imagination: Storytelling's Power to Entrance Listeners},
  author={Brian Sturm},
  journal={School Library Media Annual},
  • Brian Sturm
  • Published 1999
  • Psychology
  • School Library Media Annual
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