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The American Heritage Children's Thesaurus

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How do you choose the best word for a sentence? The American Heritage(R) Children's Thesaurus has a wide range of entries and carefully selected synonyms which will add color and precision to writing at every level. With its innovative design, The American Heritage(R) Children's Thesaurus encourages students to distinguish among an array of synonyms by testing each word against an example sentence. Synonyms are grouped according to meaning and usage, helping students learn to think analytically and to be selective. This unique book will expand children's vocabularies while teaching them valuable new word skills. Features include more than 35,000 synonyms, a clear sample sentence for every sense of every entry, lively full-color photographs throughout, and more than 100 antonyms and word-group features.

Synopsis:

With a wide range of entries and carefully selected synonyms that will add color and precision to writing at every level, this reference encourages students to distinguish among an array of synonyms by testing each word against an example sentence.

Synopsis:

With more than 4,000 main entries and 36,000 synonyms, this easy-to-use thesaurus with thousands of example sentences helps children in the middle grades make the best word choice to suit their meaning and enliven their writing. A new Parts of Speech table explains in simple language how words in the thesaurus are classified according to their function in a sentence.

Synopsis:

Even young writers have to think about choosing the right word. This popular, easy-to-use thesaurus can help children in the middle grades make the best choice to suit their meaning and enliven their writing.

• 4,000 main entries, with more than 36,000 synonyms in all • Hundreds of Word Group and Antonym features for extra word power

About the Author

Paul Hellweg is a freelance writer and author of The Insomniac's Dictionary. He is an assistant professor at California State University, Northridge. The author currently resides in Frazier Park, California.The Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries and of other reference titles published by Houghton Mifflin Company are trained lexicographers with a varied array of interests and expertise. Most of the editors hold graduate degrees and have studied at least one foreign language. Several have degrees in linguistics or in thehistory of the English language. Others have degrees in science or sometimes other disciplines. All the editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work in association with consultants to ensure that the content of our publications is as accurate and as up-to-date as possible.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395849774
Author:
Hellweg, Paul
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Author:
Hellweg, Paul
Author:
Editors of The American Heritage Dictionaries
Author:
American Heritage Dictionaries, Editors of the
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
General
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Reference
Subject:
Synonyms and antonyms
Subject:
Reference - Thesauri
Subject:
English language -- Synonyms and antonyms.
Subject:
Thesauri
Subject:
Dictionaries
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
03-127
Publication Date:
19970710
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
more than 150 lively, full-color photogr
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
10 x 8 x 0.5 in 1.97 lb
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , With a wide range of entries and carefully selected synonyms that will add color and precision to writing at every level, this reference encourages students to distinguish among an array of synonyms by testing each word against an example sentence.
"Synopsis" by ,
With more than 4,000 main entries and 36,000 synonyms, this easy-to-use thesaurus with thousands of example sentences helps children in the middle grades make the best word choice to suit their meaning and enliven their writing. A new Parts of Speech table explains in simple language how words in the thesaurus are classified according to their function in a sentence.
"Synopsis" by ,
Even young writers have to think about choosing the right word. This popular, easy-to-use thesaurus can help children in the middle grades make the best choice to suit their meaning and enliven their writing.

• 4,000 main entries, with more than 36,000 synonyms in all • Hundreds of Word Group and Antonym features for extra word power

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