The American Heritage Children's Thesaurus

The American Heritage Children's Thesaurus

by Paul Hellweg


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Ages 8–12, Grades 3–6

With more than 4,000 entries and 36,000 synonyms, this updated, award-winning thesaurus encourages young writers to think analytically about their word choices. Entries are arranged in a way that distinguishes between words that are close synonyms and words that differ somewhat in meaning or usage. More than 150 full-color photographs illustrate the many example sentences and make this book as attractive as it is useful. As an added bonus, this updated edition includes an explanation of the major parts of speech, to help young writers establish a firm grasp of language.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780544542723
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 07/14/2015
Edition description: Updated
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 388,022
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Paul Hellweg has written eleven nonfiction books and is a poet and film producer. He has also taught at California State University, Northbridge.

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