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Giveaways : an ABC book of loanwords from the Americas

Author: Linda Boyden
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : State or province government publication : English
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If America is a melting pot, American English is a stew seasoned with words from other languages. "From abalone to zopilote, this alphabet book of loanwords from North, South, and Central America is full of delightful surprises ..."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Children's literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Government publication, Juvenile audience, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Boyden
ISBN: 9780826347268 0826347266
OCLC Number: 654029704
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 23 x 27 cm
Contents: Loanwords: Abalone --
Barbecue --
Canoe --
Dowitcher --
Eulachon --
Fanilusa Bayou --
Geoduck --
Hooghan --
Iguana --
Jaguar --
Kinnikinnik --
Llama --
Maize --
Nene --
Opossum --
Pogonip --
Quahog --
Racoon --
Skunk --
Sequoyah and Sequoia --
Toboggan --
Ukulele --
Vicuña --
Wampum --
Xat --
Yuca --
Zopilote.
Responsibility: Linda Boyden.

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In her latest book, childrens author and former elementary school teacher, Linda Boyden, shares an alphabet list of indigenous loanwords from North, South, and Central America that have found their  Read more...

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