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Noah Webster & his words

Author: Jeri Ferris; Vincent X Kirsch
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.
Series: Houghton Mifflin Books for children
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ferris, Jeri.
Noah Webster & his words.
(DLC) 2011013018
Named Person: Noah Webster; Noah Webster; Noah Webster
Material Type: Biography, Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeri Ferris; Vincent X Kirsch
ISBN: 0547935412 9780547935416
OCLC Number: 843079114
Notes: "The illustrations were made with ink, watercolor, and graphite."--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (32 pages) : color illustrations.
Series Title: Houghton Mifflin Books for children
Other Titles: Noah Webster and his words
Responsibility: Jeri Chase Ferris ; illustrated by Vincent X. Kirsch.

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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.

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