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The #1 choice in children's dictionaries is brand new for 2010!
The bestselling Scholastic Childrens Dictionary is brand new for 2010! Some of the outstanding new features include: brand new cover and interior design, MORE THAN 1,000 ALL NEW PHOTOGRAPHS AND ILLUSTRATIONS. AND DOUBLE THE CURRENT NUMBER OF word histories and sample sentences. NEW entries and definitionst have been written by PROMINENT lexicographerS and reviewed by an advisory board of educators and librarians. BONUS material includiES a thesaurus and SPECIALLY COMMISSIONED ENDPAPER MAPS.
A refreshed version of the award-winning dictionary for children in grades 3-6, with vocabulary keyed to grade level, lively example sentences, and a stunning full-color art program that mixes photographs with rendered art.
Ages 8-11, Grades 3-6 This visually stunning dictionary has over 25,000 entries, covering all the vocabulary young readers need today. It was completely revised in 2010, with an all-new art program and thousands of new words and senses added, and it has now been newly updated. Special features include hundreds of notes and an appendix with a geographical dictionary, a guide to phonics and spelling, and more.
About the Author
The Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries are a team of professional lexicographers with advanced degrees in various scholarly fields. The editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work with expert consultants to ensure that our publications are accurate and up-to-date.