Synopses & Reviews
Containing more than 1,800 of the words most frequently used by six- and seven-year-olds, The American Heritage© First Dictionary provides complete definitions for every word, sample sentences which clarify meaning, and inflected forms. More than 600 colorful photos and drawings enhance the entries. The Phonics and Spelling Guide helps children develop solid spelling and reading skills.
Containing more than 1,800 of the words most frequently used by six- and seven-year-olds, this first dictionary provides complete definitions for every word and sample sentences which clarify meaning. Includes a Phonics and Spelling Guide, drawings, and photos.
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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.