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  • Item #: 031833
    ISBN: 9780020133407
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  • Item #: 027138
    ISBN: 9781615387915
    Retail: $4.95
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    This 20-page resource lists all vocabulary words that are in the Second Grade Literature Guides Prairie School, Animal Folk Tales of America, Courage of Sarah Noble, Little House in the Big Woods, Tales from Beatrix Potter. Words are listed alphabetically (not by book), with the definition and part of speech. A simple tool for introducing dictionary skills.

  • Item #: 012621
    ISBN: 9780877796763
    Retail: $19.95
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    Expanded and revised in 2014, this engaging dictionary was intended for elementary-aged students. It features more than 36,000 entries, over 800 illustrations and photographs, cross-references, example sentences, word histories, Greek and Latin word root paragraphs, and a pronunciation guide at the bottom of each page. The nicest feature (I think) is the addition of 1,300 quotes from children's literature, provided to show word use in context. These are printed in blue after selected entries, along with the author's name and the name of the book. A list of signs/symbols, a writer's guide, geographical names, a U.S. Map, a world map, and a list of all children's works cited is included at the end. Supports Common Core State Standards. 824 pgs, hardcover. - Jess

  • Item #: 071522
    ISBN: 9781596951679
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  • Item #: 021232
    ISBN: 9781596951655
    Retail: $4.99
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    This bilingual dictionary contains over 40,000 entries and 50,000 translations. The front half provides Spanish to English translations while the back has English to Spanish. Entries appear in bold typeface and are concise (usually 1-5 words). Parts of speech are labeled, and variant spellings and related words appear when appropriate. The front of the book has information on Spanish verb conjugation (including a verb table) and irregular English verbs. The back lists common Spanish abbreviations, Spanish numbers, and English numbers. A handy budget dictionary for the junior high level and up. 350+ pgs, pb. ~ Lisa
  • Item #: 012589
    ISBN: 9780877796978
    Retail: $19.95
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    A more advanced dictionary than the elementary dictionary, this is suitable for students who are not quite ready for a high-school level dictionary. Although the font is the same size as you would find in a high school or adult dictionary, there are still over 1,000 small black and white illustrations and tables throughout the pages. This dictionary includes nearly 70,000 entries with authoritative definitions, spellings, and pronunciations to help students write and speak effectively. Appropriate for middle-grade students. 1008 pgs, hc.

  • Item #: 012238
    ISBN: 9781328787347
    Retail: $19.99
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    This comprehensive dictionary features 65,000 entries with clear definitions and pronunciations. Many entries also have etymologies, example sentences, and full-color photographs and illustrations. More than just a dictionary, this reference also includes numerous geographical and biographical entries. Find out where the Congo is located or why Florence Nightingale was famous! A helpful capitalization and punctuation guide is located at the front of the dictionary along with a guide to using a dictionary. Additional charts including a solar system chart and the Periodic Table, can be found throughout the dictionary. 1068 pgs, hc. ~ Anh

  • Item #: 055195
    ISBN: 9780794532550
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    Straightforward, with clear explanations, this handy dictionary is a perfect complement to your science studies. This book is divided into six sections: Living Things, Materials, Forces, Energy, Earth and Space, and Science at Work. Each section explores the topical area with colorful illustrations, explanations and understandable definitions making this an easy-to-use resource or a fun book to read casually. Please note that the book makes reference to "tens of thousands of years" and the reproduction illustration is anatomically correct. Indexed. 136 pgs, pb. ~Deanne

  • Item #: 045256
    ISBN: 9780553590128
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      Revised and updated, this dictionary has more than 70,000 words and phrases. It also has lots of extras like Late Latin, Neo-Latin vocabulary and many feminine forms to meet modern language. Includes both the Classical and Ecclesiastical pronunciations. This would be a good reference for students and parents. Recommended for the program Latin Road to English Grammar. 708pp, pb, 4x7”. ~ Sara


  • Item #: 006825
    ISBN: 9781564729415
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    My Spelling Dictionary lists over 1000 common words and includes blanks on the bottom so that troublesome spelling words can be added. The back of the book contains lists of important things like the days, months, colors, contractions, holidays, abbreviations, number words, and story starters. 30 pgs. - Melissa

  • Item #: 074562
    ISBN: 9781892859792
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    Basic and portable, this student-friendly dictionary will pair well with middle and high school French courses. French to English in the first half, English to French in the back half. This small edition has over 40,000 words, including Canadian terms, common verb conjugations, abbreviations, numbers, and pronunciation symbols. 5" x7.5", 374 pgs, pb. ~Sara

  • Item #: 067732
    ISBN: 9780192737502
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       A delightful and extremely helpful resource! This dictionary includes words from twelve of Shakespeare’s most studied and performed plays (Henry V, Hamlet, Julius Caesar, King Lear, Much Ado About Nothing, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest, and Twelfth Night).

      This resource gives much more than definitions. The word entries include: definition (as used in play), part of speech, pronunciation, warning notes (difference in modern meaning), usage notes (word usage), theatre notes (the cultural background), citation (which play and character used this word), related words, and cross references. There are illustrated segments on related topics – armor, swords/daggers, clothing, hats, animals, colors, occupations, ships, recreation, music, and cosmos (constellations and horoscope), and a map of Shakespeare’s Europe. The binding is flexible and slick/glossy with slightly over-the-page-edge extensions. 352 pgs, pb. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 066030
    ISBN: 9781476711560
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     This is the well-known 4th edition, revised and updated in 2012. Comprehensive coverage includes slang and tech terms as well as classic English vocabulary with more than 60,000 entries. Used with Dictionary Skills, item #000117. pb, 755pp, 5x8”

  • Item #: 064205
    ISBN: 9780794520236
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       Start out with user guide pages that explain dictionary use, history, and other useful information about the English language. Then, for each letter of the alphabet (coded by color), words are explained with pronunciation, parts of speech, a brief definition, and sample sentences. Each page includes at least one illustration. Many are “exploded” diagrams that label components, such as parts of a house, grasshopper, or motorcycle. Includes an index, 6 ¾”x9 ¾”; 288 pp, sc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 027059
    ISBN: 9780877792956
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    Based on Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, this one is not quite as extensive, but still features over 75,000 definitions in a paperback format. This is a great resource to have, as it includes (along with the regular dictionary) a section of foreign words and phrases, names of famous individuals and a listing of geographical names. 940 pgs, pb. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 012586
    ISBN: 9780877798071
    Retail: $22.95
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    This hardcover dictionary boasts 165,000 entries and over 225,000 definitions. Detailed symbols show the most common pronunciations as well as acceptable variants. It also includes more than 40,000 usage examples, over 700 illustrations, diagrams and informative tables, and a coverage of 7500 phrases and idioms that clarifies meanings and illustrates common use. Synonym paragraphs explain different shades of meaning between words, and usage paragraphs provides guidelines for words with confused or disputed usage. Twenty-four "miscellaneous pages" in the back include a handbook of style, index, forms of address, and more. As we have had some complaints from customers, please be aware that this volume does contain some inappropriate language. 1624 pgs; almost 2" thick.

  • Item #: 074563
    ISBN: 9781596950580
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    It's a traditional Spanish/English and English/Spanish dictionary in a non-traditional package. A notebook dictionary can be put into a binder as a resource, making it a great option for a student attending a class or co-op. Its quite convenient and easy to use. The pages are newsprint, making it inexpensive. With 26,000 translations, it is sufficient for about any student Spanish course in this grade range. 3-hole punched, 8.5" x11", 5mm thick, 72 pgs, pb. ~Sara

  • Item #: 071370
    ISBN: 9781893791299
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  • Item #: 067698
    ISBN: 9780877792970
    Retail: $6.99
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    Created especially for native Spanish speakers preparing for standardized testing in English, this particular bilingual dictionary is not like most others. It can be used where a translations-only dictionary is allowed, like in some ELL/ESL (English language learners/English as a second language) classrooms and exams. It omits definitions, verbal illustrations, pronunciation guidance, and lists of synonyms/antonyms. You still have the Spanish to English section and the English to Spanish section, totaling 50,000 entries from Merriam-Webster. When you just need to know the word in English, this is your dictionary. I would not choose this one for a native English speaker learning Spanish. You will need a more traditional bilingual resource. 4x6.75x1", 626pp, sc ~ Sara

  • Item #: 063058
    ISBN: 9781465422996
    Retail: $21.99
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  • Item #: 059700
    ISBN: 9780794531973
    Retail: $12.99
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    This brightly illustrated dictionary clearly defines over 500 key terms and concepts, guiding children through the fifth grade through essential math concepts. But it’s not your typical dictionary! Students are taught how to work out concepts in straight-forward methods. For example, how do you add/subtract when you don’t know the starting number? How do you count by twos, threes, or fives? Terms are organized by theme rather than following an alphabetical order: Understanding Numbers, Using Numbers, Understanding Shapes and Space, Measuring, and Data. This format allows students to read through and build up their knowledge. However, Word Finder (a glossary) allows students to find an exact term they need. Internet links offer math games and practice. 6.875” x 9.75”, reinforced softcover, 136 pp. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 058833
    ISBN: 9781642690651
    Retail: $11.99
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    A simpler, more streamlined dictionary from American Heritage. This version follows traditional dictionary format with full-color drawings and photographs on each page. Words are easy to find; two guide words are at the top of each page and an arrow identifies letters along the alphabet placed in the margins. In comparison to #035392, this edition offers a very clean layout. Font size is smaller, but still large enough for a young reader. Definitions are one sentence long and may include a sample sentence. This version contains fewer entries, but is a good introductory dictionary for the elementary years. 8.5" x 11", 160 pp, hc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 058832
    ISBN: 9781450854597
    Retail: $9.98
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    A dictionary is a useful tool to help children understand the Bible's cultural context and language. This child's dictionary covers key Bible characters and crucial ideas. To aid understanding, multiple, full-color illustrations and pictures are included on each page. Although aimed at children, difficult concepts such as immortality and heritage are defined simply and understandably. Special sidebars explain everyday Bible items, such as food and tools, and special topics, such as the names of Jesus or the 10 plagues in more depth. 8.5" x 11", hc, 96 pp. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 057933
    ISBN: 9781893791145
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    Use as either a workbook or a resource, this simple rhyming dictionary is a handy tool for young writers. This 29 page soft cover book is organized with rows of suggested words such as bee or cake with room underneath to write 12 rhyming words. Space in the back allows for creation of other rhyming families as well. Students can think up rhyming words on their own, or record words they read in books or vocabulary lessons. When the book is complete, your student will have his own rhyming reference. – Laura

  • Item #: 056982
    ISBN: 9781465419217
    Retail: $21.99
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    From the holographic cover with an exclusive minifigure enclosed to the detailed photographs and descriptions, this newly updated and expanded book will have LEGO® Star Wars fans captivated until the last page. Characters, weapons, transportation methods and more are pictured and explained across the large-format pages. Timelines and indexes show sets and figures from 1999 to 2014. 141 pages, hardcover.

  • Item #: 053383
    ISBN: 9780545383714
    Retail: $9.99
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    Portable and concise, this not-so-little dictionary is made to serve the needs of young learners. Encourage new vocabulary by letting them have their own resources. The cover of this version has a 4-wheeler, an astronaut and a giant dragonfly on a brightly colored background. This version includes thousands of easy to understand definitions, up to date computer and scientific terms as well as cultural vocabulary. The pronunciations are simplified for kids. Though small, it is still 665 pages and paperback. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 044136
    ISBN: 9781564729453
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  • Item #: 042363
    ISBN: 9781583242605
    Retail: $12.99
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    I've never been strong in math but this handy reference book makes things simpler with concise descriptions of terms and clear tables, charts, and diagrams to help students understand. About half the book is an actual dictionary, with over 600 terms (from abacus to zero) that are defined and accompanied by a graphic, diagram, or example. Want to know what standard deviation means? Need to figure out what an isosceles trapezoid looks like? Forget which one's the y-intercept? Just consult this book and all your questions will be answered! The second half of the book includes even more useful information and references such as a multiplication table, conversion tables, clarification of formulas, explanations of symbols, and descriptions of a variety of math concepts. Keep this book in reach during your math studies as a great reference and aid! 130 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 042000
    ISBN: 9781438002538
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      I love it when a fun foreign language book has pronunciation help. This one uses common pronunciation guidance like: le papier [leh papp-yay], la rue [lah roo] and la cerise [lah seh-reez] rather than the more formal International Phonetic Alphabet. What this means to you is that you can introduce your young child to French without being fluent yourself. Colorful, themed pages have scenes with dotted empty spaces where you can place the stickers. Then you have a cute vocabulary book to read and practice with. There are 7 (2-pg) scenes and 4 pages of colorful stickers. 8.5” x 11”. ~Sara

  • Item #: 038505
    ISBN: 9780198605126
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