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The 2006 update of this award-winning dictionary for young readers encourages language exploration with accessible definitions and thought-provoking feature notes. Entry words are illustrated throughout with clear, colorful artwork.< BR> < BR> & bull; More than 13,000 main entries, fully updated for 2006< BR> < BR> & bull; Thousands of sample sentences showing typical usage< BR> < BR> & bull; Hundreds of Word History, Language Detective, Vocabulary Builder, Synonym, and Spelling notes< BR> < BR> & bull; More than 1,000 full-color photographs and drawings< BR> < BR> & bull; Separate thesaurus, phonics and spelling, parts of speech, and geography sections in an appendix

Synopsis:

The 2006 update of this award-winning dictionary for young readers encourages language exploration with accessible definitions and thought-provoking feature notes. Entry words are illustrated throughout with clear, colorful artwork.

• More than 13,000 main entries, fully updated for 2006

• Thousands of sample sentences showing typical usage

• Hundreds of Word History, Language Detective, Vocabulary Builder, Synonym, and Spelling notes

• More than 1,000 full-color photographs and drawings

• Separate thesaurus, phonics and spelling, parts of speech, and geography sections in an appendix

Synopsis:

This award-winning book contains more than 13,000 main entries, fully updated for the 21st century, over 1,000 full-color photographs and drawings, and an appendix with separate thesaurus, phonics and spelling, measurement, and geography sections.

About the Author

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 the history 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.

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ISBN:
9780618701407
Author:
American Heritage
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Editor:
American Heritage Dictionary
Editor:
American Heritage Dictionaries
Editor:
The American Heritage Dictionaries, Editors of
Author:
American Heritage Dictionaries, Editors of the
Author:
Editors of The American Heritage Dictionaries
Author:
American Heritage Dictionary
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Dictionaries
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Reference - Dictionaries
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Reference
Subject:
Dictionaries - General
Subject:
Children s-Reference Dictionaries
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paper Over Board
Publication Date:
April 2006
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 3 to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
864
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in 4.16 lb
Age Level:
08-10

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"Synopsis" by ,
The 2006 update of this award-winning dictionary for young readers encourages language exploration with accessible definitions and thought-provoking feature notes. Entry words are illustrated throughout with clear, colorful artwork.

• More than 13,000 main entries, fully updated for 2006

• Thousands of sample sentences showing typical usage

• Hundreds of Word History, Language Detective, Vocabulary Builder, Synonym, and Spelling notes

• More than 1,000 full-color photographs and drawings

• Separate thesaurus, phonics and spelling, parts of speech, and geography sections in an appendix

"Synopsis" by , This award-winning book contains more than 13,000 main entries, fully updated for the 21st century, over 1,000 full-color photographs and drawings, and an appendix with separate thesaurus, phonics and spelling, measurement, and geography sections.
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