A newly jacketed, popular thesaurus for children in grades 3 –6, presenting 36,000 synonyms in related groupings and idiomatic example sentences. The American Heritage® Children's Thesaurus is easy-to-use and encourages young students to think analytically about word choice as they find the right word for their purpose. The book features 4,000 main entries and 36,000 synonyms. Contributing to the lively page design are more than 150 full-color photographs related to situations described in the sentences. This thesaurus also contains a table explaining the parts of speech that shows young readers how words are labeled according to their function in a sentence. This book has been updated with a new jacket to match the refreshed line look.
|Publisher:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|
|Product dimensions:||8.60(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.80(d)|
|Age Range:||8 - 12 Years|
About the Author
PAUL HELLWEG is a freelance writer and author of The Insomniac’s Dictionary. He is an assistant professor at California State University, Northridge. He resides in Frazier Park, California.
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 their publications are accurate and up-to-date.