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Noah Webster and the first American dictionary

Author: Luisanna Fodde Melis
Publisher: New York : PowerPlus Books, 2005.
Series: Library of American lives and times.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Recounts the life and work of Noah Webster, famous for publishing the first American dictionary, but also a noted public speaker and essayist.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Noah Webster; Noah Webster; Noah Webster
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Luisanna Fodde Melis
ISBN: 1404226516 9781404226517
OCLC Number: 52429845
Description: 112 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Noah Webster's birth and youth --
Education and revolution --
The creation of the American spelling book --
Travelling, lecturing, and writing --
The compendious dictionary --
Webster's religious conversion and life in Amherst --
A greater dictionary --
Webster's final years --
The legacy of Webster's life and work.
Series Title: Library of American lives and times.
Responsibility: Luisanna Fodde Melis.
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Recounts the life and work of Noah Webster, famous for publishing the first American dictionary, but also a noted public speaker and essayist.

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