Webster's New Explorer Student Dictionary

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Webster’s New Explorer Student Dictionary has been created for today’s elementary student. Definitions are written in clear, easy-to-understand language for children ages 8 and up. Revised and updated in 2005, this value-priced hardcover has many special features, including highlighted Synonym boxes, which teach the subtle differences between words with similar meanings, and Word History boxes which tell fascinating stories of how words come into the English language. Examples of words used in context and abundant illustrations help students learn new words. A playful 2-color design and many special sections make this dictionary ideal for use in the classroom and at home.

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ISBN
978-1-89285-995-2
Publisher
Federal Street Press


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Reviewed on June 1, 2006

Gr 3-8 This serviceable dictionary contains more than 32,000 words and phrases. It is surprisingly lightweight, and the large print, concise definitions, and pronunciation key in the right-hand corner of each spread make it easy to use. While the scattered illustrations are in black and white, the initial letters, guide words, and captions, as well as the occasional highlighted anecdotal word histories and synonyms, appear in purple, brightening the pages. Multiple definitions of a word are presented in historical order. Thus, the first meaning li...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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