Noah Webster & His Words

Noah Webster & His Words

Book - 2012
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A portrait of the man who wrote the first U.S. dictionary traces his youth as a bookish Connecticut farm boy and his twenty-year effort to write the all-American dictionary that was published in 1828 when he was seventy years old.
Publisher: Boston, MI : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012
ISBN: 9780547390550
0547390556
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 22 x 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Kirsch, Vincent X. - Illustrator
Alternative Title: Noah Webster and his words

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hsarcoxie
Apr 02, 2017

My 4 year old loved this book and so did I. We learned a lot about American history. Most people don't understand why American's spell differently than Britain.

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May 13, 2013

A short but detailed and fun biography of Noah Webster and his work for a detailed American dictionary.

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