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Noah Webster : weaver of words

Author: Pegi Deitz Shea; Monica Vachula
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st ed
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This book is an exploration of the life and work of Noah Webster, which discusses his promotion of a living American language and universal education for all, career as a newspaper publisher, and creation of America's first insurance company.
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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, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pegi Deitz Shea; Monica Vachula
ISBN: 9781590784419 1590784413
OCLC Number: 311310146
Notes: Paintings done in oil on board.
Endsheets show a page of an original manuscript, c. 1825, in Noah Webster's hand.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Pegi Deitz Shea ; illustrated by Monica Vachula.

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Best known for his dictionary masterpieces, Noah Webster was one of the most important patriots in post-Revolutionary times. He was the driving force behind universal education for all citizens,  Read more...

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"This biography shares many interesting facts about Webster and his many achievements. Included is a chronology of his major accomplishments from birth to death. There is an extensive bibliography to Read more...

 
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A great edition to my school library!

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-03-03) Very Good Permalink

A beautifully written and illustrated biography on the life of Noan Webster, who created Webster's dictionary.  The author creates a poignant story of Mr. Webster's life and his love of words.  This book could be used not only for a biographical paper, but also when teaching vocabulary and...
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