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  • Item #: 012591
    ISBN: 9780877793656
    Retail: $19.95
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    This thesaurus is simply arranged in alphabetical order of main entries and secondary entries for locating words quickly. It contains over 157,000 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic phrases, and related and contrasted words to help students select exactly the right word for their purpose. Concise definitions and usage examples are given for each main entry to aid word selection and build vocabulary comprehension. Hardcover, 704 pgs.

  • Item #: 004004
    ISBN: 9780425099759
    Retail: $6.99
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    A basic, thorough, and inexpensive thesaurus for all your word-finding needs. This revised edition lists over 17,000 individual entries in more than 1000 categories. Concise definitions accompany entries, with plentiful synonyms. Entries are alphabetically arranged and cross-referenced. 496 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 052972
    ISBN: 9780877791768
    Retail: $18.95
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    Revised and updated with more than 150,000 word choices, this thesaurus includes synonyms, antonyms, related words and phrases. Newly added vocabulary covers the timely topics of social media, technology and entertainment. It has a green cover and measures 7.25" x 9.5." If you have a student who tends to use the same words again and again in his or her writing, here is a tool for you! 881 pgs, hc. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 013346
    ISBN: 9780544336643
    Retail: $18.95
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    Find the right words to say exactly what you mean! More complete than the Children's Thesaurus, this reference contains 6,000 entries and more than 70,000 synonyms. Each entry includes a list of related words followed by an example sentence. Many, but not all, entries also contain antonyms. Occasional "Word Group" insets highlight selected groups of related words. For example, grouped with island is archipelago, holm, shoal and other related words. hc, 378 pgs. ~ Anh

  • Item #: 052929
    ISBN: 9780753465868
    Retail: $10.99
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    For the very young student, this paperback thesaurus provides over a hundred commonly used words, giving the student a variety of synonyms as a resource. Throughout the thesaurus, there are several "keywords" with an arrow pointing to a panel. The panel includes the keyword's definition and part of speech, an illustration, and a few synonyms related to the keyword. For instance, the keyword "ask" has synonyms such as beg, demand, inquire, and invite. There are also example sentences for the keyword and the synonyms. Additionally, there are topic pages, which are highly illustrated topics ranging from animals, houses, and music to sports, travel, and weather. These pages are dedicated to help extend vocabulary and add a little fun. Again, for children trying to replace overused or common words in their writing with something a little more descriptive, this is a handy resource. ~ Gina

  • Item #: 041589
    ISBN: 9780877798637
    Retail: $8.99
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    This hefty reference from Merriam Webster contains both dictionary definitions and synonym lists. Unlike many other combined reference volumes where definitions are given in one part of the book and synonyms in another, this volume combines the entries alphabetically, so directly below the definition of a word is a list of synonyms. Synonyms are given in shaded boxes below the definitions so it's clear where the definition stops and the synonyms begin. All other standard dictionary/thesaurus features are included, like parts of speech, pronunciation, inflected forms, and abundant usage examples. Based on the best-selling Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, this reference contains nearly 60,000 dictionary entries (covering the most frequently used words in the English language) and more than 13,000 thesaurus entries (including synonym lists, related words, and antonyms). With all these entries, this fully integrated dictionary and thesaurus is a great value. Over 1200 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 053124
    ISBN: 9780760924570
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  • Item #: 022466
    ISBN: 9781577682967
    Retail: $19.95
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    Need to find words that are similar, alike, equivalent, the same, akin? The best place is in a thesaurus. This one is color-coded, topically indexed, and full of color illustrations - young readers and writers should find this very friendly to use. Each word entry is structured the same way, telling what part of speech the word is, giving the definition for the word, using the word in a sentence, and then giving the synonyms for the word (this will repeat for each different definition of the word). Antonyms are given at the end of each applicable entry. An index of topics helps children find words that are related within a more broad subject, such as everyday life, history and culture, the physical world, the economy, and six others. This resource is well worth owning, having, possessing, retaining... ~ Zach

  • Item #: 052928
    ISBN: 9780753464694
    Retail: $16.99
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    If you're looking for a friendly dictionary/thesaurus that is not intimidating for your student, this resource will be a pleasant fit. The first couple of pages give instructions for using the dictionary as well as useful features to help explore words. Having a few colorful pictures on every page also makes it attractive to the younger students. Every so often, there is a "feature page" dedicated to a specific word, which also has a word box with extended vocabulary and knowledge about the topic. For example, the page dedicated to "castle" features four different pictures. The vocabulary box includes words such as bailey, battlement, dungeon, and moat, to name a few. In the back, the 126-page thesaurus provides a nice variety of words for the beginning writer. This would work well with the Shurley English program or a similar program incorporating vocabulary and writing skills. Providing an all-in-one dictionary/thesaurus, this handy hardcover resource will be a beneficial addition to your curriculum. ~ Gina

  • Item #: 064207
    ISBN: 9780794535704
    Retail: $12.99
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      Your elementary students can find just the right word and increase their vocabulary! Words are organized into over 70 categories/themes. For example, students can learn music-related terms; verbs to use instead of get, go or do; words related to Vikings, etc. Colorful, full-color pages are appealing for a wide variety of students and are fun to read as well as use. A few pages provide writing tips and word games to reinforce learning. Find words more easily using the large-format, 20-pg index. 128 pp. Reinforced sc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 035145
    ISBN: 9781596951075
    Retail: $12.98
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    This hefty reference holds a dictionary in the front half, a thesaurus in the back half, and a full-color world atlas in the middle! The dictionary has 37,000 definitions, with parts of speech identified. The thesaurus has over 122,000 synonyms, antonyms, and related words listed alphabetically. The print size is large, and entries are clear and readable. The 48 page color atlas begins with a map of the U.S, followed by a world map, then individual maps of the continents and larger countries. While the maps are printed on semi-glossy paper, the rest of the book's pages are relatively thin compared to the other dictionary/thesaurus combos we carry. Nevertheless, this is a great budget option for families wanting an all-in-one resource. 825 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa

    37,000 kid-friendly definitions in the dictionary Fully updated, the 48 page, full-color atlas covers all the countries of the world 122,000 synonyms, antonyms and related words, are alphabetically listed in the thesaurus
  • Item #: 013345
    ISBN: 9780544542723
    Retail: $18.95
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    Specially designed to help kids decide which synonym is the "best" choice for their sentence! Each entry word is followed by close substitution choices, less common synonyms, and an example sentence showing how the entry word is commonly used. Some entries also have corresponding antonym lists and color photo illustrations. With 4,000 main entries and over 36,000 synonyms, your child will be able to find just the "right" word. Hc, 280 pgs. - Anh

  • Item #: 027776
    ISBN: 9780877796718
    Retail: $4.95
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    With 50,000 synonyms and antonyms, this thesaurus is three-hole punched to fit into your binder or notebook. The entries are organized alphabetically for easy lookups, and the beginning of the book contains a brief history of the English language. 96 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 035156
    ISBN: 9781596950948
    Retail: $4.49
    Rainbow Price: $3.25

    This inexpensive thesaurus contains 122,000 synonyms, antonyms, and related words. Each main entry word is briefly defined, followed by a list of synonyms. Antonyms and related words are provided when appropriate. Print is medium-sized and readable. A simple, economical thesaurus that fits easily in your backpack. 330+ pgs, pb. ~Lisa

  • Item #: 012587
    ISBN: 9780877792697
    Retail: $21.95
    Rainbow Price: $14.95

    A wonderful companion to Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. This thesaurus is arranged alphabetically, with finger indents marking where each letter(s) start so you can easily flip to the right spot. Concise definitions accompany the entries to help you choose the best words, and verbal illustrations provide examples of word usage. This thesaurus contains more than 275,000 word choices, examples, and explanations, plus synonyms, antonyms, near antonyms, related words, and idioms to ensure you find the best word choice. Note: contains some inappropriate language. 1162 pgs, hc.

  • Item #: 029090
    ISBN: 9780061715211
    Retail: $19.99
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    With this puppy on your shelf, you'll never be at a loss for words. Actually, this is way beyond the puppy level - 1,072 categories with more than 325,000 words and phrases. This is a big book, so let me describe it a little. There are two parts to the book - the first half of the book is arranged by category; the second half is an index. The index is used to find a different meaning of the word you are looking up, which then refers you to the category where you will find a whole paragraph of synonyms and related words. The categories are further arranged by parts of speech: e.g. words related to that one word are divided into nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs for easier use. It's a 1,282-page, paperback book which may require two hands to take down and put back on the shelf, but when its Roget's, you know it's had more than 200 years of polishing and refining. Note: contains some inappropriate language. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 058446
    ISBN: 9780544166660
    Retail: $7.99
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    I imagine poets, novelists, and journalists alike will relish in acquiring unprecedented words for their workmanship by implementing this thesaurus (I sure did!). This easy-to-carry thesaurus contains over 150,000 synonyms for over 20,000 words, including idioms. Note: a few mild profanities are incorporated, but nothing that isn't found is some pieces of classic literature. 713 pgs, sc. - Laura

  • Item #: 035790
    ISBN: 9780544176188
    Retail: $19.95
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    Two handy resources in one! The unique layout of this dictionary/thesaurus volume is very user-friendly as it makes it easier to examine dictionary entries and research corresponding synonyms at the same time. On each page, the top two-thirds contains the dictionary entries in alphabetical order. The bottom third is shaded and has correlating entries with the dictionary portion, but it instead gives several examples of synonyms or refers you to look up another similar word to get a list of synonyms. The dictionary portion contains 70,000 entries, including extensive coverage of new words and meanings. The thesaurus contains 150,000 alphabetically arranged synonyms. This concise, hardcover, 847 page, 6 ¼" x 9 ½" resource is not only handy, it's a space saver for your desk! elise

  • Item #: 019564
    ISBN: 9780769643441
    Retail: $3.95
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    Contains synonyms for 7,000+ words and includes a writer's handbook in the back.

  • Item #: 035556
    ISBN: 9780877798507
    Retail: $6.50
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    More than 150,000 words start with a basic definition followed by synonyms, related words, near antonyms, and antonyms. While not all words contain each of these, they will refer to synonyms or other words that do. There are also some sample sentences with selected words. An introduction and explanatory section is found at the beginning of the book. This inexpensive reference is indispensable to writers of all types. Find the right word to convey (impart, spread, transfer, transfuse, transit) the right meaning. Please note that this is a secular reference and does contain several profanities, which you may want to mark over before handing to your younger writers. Pb, 772 pgs. ~ Alissa

  • Item #: 005872
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    Comprehensive review of all basic grammar concepts, abbreviations of states, plurals vs. possessives, use of thesaurus. 90 pgs
  • Item #: 009163
    ISBN: 9780838820568
    Retail: $7.25
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    This 51-page book is a great tool for beginners. Commonly used words are arranged in alphabetical order with examples of usage for some of the words and 12 blanks at the bottom of each page can be used for problem words or words they've just learned and want to remember. A handy little thesaurus in the back contains synonyms for: then, big, small or little, good, great, or nice, went or ran, asked, answered, and said. A word bank of theme words is included for the following categories: The Calendar, Numbers, Colors, Family, Weather, Body Parts, Astronomy and Space, Geography, and several additional items.

  • Item #: 038042
    ISBN: 9780983021926
    Retail: $12.95
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  • Item #: 004894
    ISBN: 9780756622206
    Retail: $21.99
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    Most homeschools have reference books like a dictionary, thesaurus, globe and atlas, maybe even a set of encyclopedias. But where do you go to look up science information? This science resource contains 250 main themes, 2000 entries, and thousands of colorful illustrations. From Dorling Kindersley, a secular publisher, so it may include some evolutionary content. Softcover.
  • Item #: 011282
    ISBN: 9781884377242
    Retail: $0.00
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    Well, the name says it all. Complementing the Miller Family Series, this reproducible (for your family) workbook provides an opportunity to focus on one character quality, apply scripture, revisit a "Miller" story, and enjoy some language arts applications (i.e. antonyms, synonyms, parts of speech). Adaptable for the multiple ages typically found in a family, plan to spend about a week on each of the 50 character qualities. A thesaurus and answer key are in the back. 60 pgs, pb ~ Janice

  • Item #: 042000
    ISBN: 9781438002538
    Retail: $6.99
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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 #: 051451
    Retail: $204.40
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    Alphabetizing and dictionary skills, word meaning and origins, and recognizing root words. Fourth graders identify antonyms, synonyms, idioms, and heteronyms as well as learn prefixes and suffixes. They also begin to use thesaurus. Students analyze literature, its themes, plots, and characters. They also learn to distinguish between different literature forms: fables, fantasy, legends and myths. Grammar skills such as organization of simple and compound sentences, applying regular and irregular verbs, appositives and participial phrases are practiced. Students also demonstrate writing ability, making paragraphs, writing a dialogue and giving a speech.

  • Item #: 052582
    ISBN: 9780984145805
    Retail: $29.99
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    Oh no, brain freeze! You don't want to end up with the brain freeze card at the end of this game or you lose. Here is a card game you play using antonyms and synonyms. 280 cards have high-frequency words on them. Determine if you are to think of antonyms or synonyms, then turn over a word card. The first person to say a word either the same or opposite of the word card gets the card and the point. The brain freeze card goes back and forth between players depending on who is winning. Players can challenge the others' correctness and consult a thesaurus. Game includes 280 word cards, brain freeze card, brain freeze thermometer (cardboard,) synonym/antonym card, and a 3 minute hourglass timer. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 015549
    ISBN: 9780838820575
    Retail: $13.55
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    Parents and teachers often counter spelling questions with the response, "Look it up!". Unlike most dictionaries, which often contain more than 50,000 entries with more than a hundred on each page, this volume is designed for maximum efficiency for middle school students. It contains 5,000 words that research shows middle-schoolers use in over 95% of their writing. The alphabetized words include different forms the word can take and short definitions of words that sound the same but are spelled differently. A thesaurus is also included in the library. These pages offer multiple alternatives for overused words and expressions in the average middle-schooler's writing. Word banks for country and state names as well as thematic lists to help students write about major subjects like sports, school, and holidays will provide students with a chance to take responsibility for their own writing and will make it easier for the teacher to promote good writing.

  • Item #: 041998
    ISBN: 9781438003870
    Retail: $6.99
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