Synopses & Reviews
Revised for the 21st century, The American Heritage(R) Children's Dictionary for children in grades 3 through 6 contains 37,000 entries. New notes on spelling tips have been added to the useful special features on synonyms, word histories, prefixes, and suffixes. A thesaurus, a list of up-to-date geographic terms, and a Guide to Spelling and Phonics are also featured. The book has a new and innovative design with over 800 colorful photographs and illustrations.
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.