Synopses & Reviews
Nearly 200 new and updated entries and the addition of more than a dozen new photographs make the updated Scholastic Children's Dictionary the best choice in children's dictionaries.
The updated Scholastic Children's Dictionary features nearly 200 new entries that will keep this evergreen title current and competitive. The new words have been carefully chosen. They are words that kids are likely to encounter, and we are confident that they are words that will remain in use for years to come. New entries include air bag, browser, cell phone, DVD, Internet, server, SUV, and Web site.
The updated Scholastic Children's Dictionary still boasts the elements that made the original edition so beloved by children, parents, and teachers. Pronunciations are spelled the way they sound--not with confusing symbols and schwas. Sample sentences and cross-references help to make words even easier to understand, and full-color illustrations provide additional information.
This updated edition features nearly 200 new entries added to the more than 30,000 words with clear, understandable definitions that invite readers to interact with the words and definitions. Features a pronunciation guide and boxes offering extra facts.