The American Heritage Children's Dictionary

The American Heritage Children's Dictionary

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Houghton
This brand-new edition of the best-selling American Heritage Children’s Dictionary covers all the vocabulary young readers need today. More than 2,000 new words and senses make this the most comprehensive and up-to-date children’s dictionary available. New entries cover the complete range of subjects and include such terms as aikido, burqa, dwarf planet, greenhouse gas, hip-hop, skate park, and sustainable.
Over 25,000 entries are defined in age-appropriate, contemporary language. More than 16,000 expertly crafted example sentences show words in context. Hundreds of special feature notes expand children’s knowledge of language and a separate phonics and spelling guide helps to develop sound reading and writing skills.
The engaging and contemporary design includes 1,500 vivid full-color photographs, illustrations, and diagrams that supplement and expand upon the definitions. The art encompasses multidimensional presentations showing fascinating subjects such as cave, geyser, houseboat, and starfish.
With the thousands of new words and senses and an all-new art program, nearly 80 percent of the book is fresh material. Rich in content and graphics, this comprehensive and easy-to-use dictionary is a must for every young reader.


Baker & Taylor
An award-winning resource for students in grades three through six features updated main entries, more than 1,500 full-color illustrations, information about usage and history, and an appendix featuring synonyms, phonics, and geographical facts. Reprint.

Baker
& Taylor

Defines and illustrates words in a way easily understandable to children.
Presents an illustrated reference book which includes an A-Z vocabulary listing, a thesaurus, and special sections on synonyms, word histories, vocabulary builders, and phonics.

Publisher: Boston [Mass.] : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2010
Edition: New ed., completely rev. & updated
ISBN: 0547212550
9780547212555
Branch Call Number: J423 AME 2010
Characteristics: x, 885 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Houghton Mifflin Company
Alternative Title: Children's dictionary

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