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Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary

Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary

An essential dictionary for children grades 3–5, ages 8–11.

  • More than 36,000 entries with new words & senses and definitions enriched with nearly 1,300 quotes from children’s literature
  • 250 word history paragraphs, 120 synonym paragraphs, and over 900 illustrations, photographs, and diagrams
  • Pronunciation paragraphs for every letter, Greek & Latin word root paragraphs, and kid-friendly usage hints in full sentences
  • Special sections include geographical names, signs and symbols, an introduction to Greek & Latin roots in English, a guide for writers, and a list of literary works used in the text
BindingLaminated Hardcover
List Price$19.95
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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary for Children

Merriam-Webster's Dictionary for Children

An all-new essential dictionary for children grades 3–5, ages 8–11, at an affordable price.

  •  More than 36,000 entries with abundant usage sentences and phrases
  • Hundreds of illustrations, photographs, and diagrams that supplement definitions
  • Nearly 350 word history and synonym paragraphs clarify meaning
  • Pronunciation paragraphs at the beginning of each letter explain the sounds that letters can have
  • Special sections include U.S. Presidents, Signs and Symbols, and a guide to punctuation, capitals, and italics
BindingTrade paperback
List Price$13.95