Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary
Newly Revised & Updated! An essential dictionary for children grades 3–5, ages 8–11.
- More than 36,000 entries with new words and senses from technology and life sciences, such as alternative energy, friend, and STEM
- Definitions are enriched with nearly 1,300 quotes from classic and contemporary children's literature
- 250 word history paragraphs and 120 synonym paragraphs
- More than 900 vibrant, colorful illustrations, photographs, and diagrams
- Other features include 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
- A great study aid for students building vocabulary
- Perfect resource for school or home
Format: Laminated hardcover
Size: 848 pages; 8 1/4" x 10 1/4"