skip to content
Word searches for dummies Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Word searches for dummies

Author: Denise Sutherland
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley Pub., ©2009.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A travel-friendly puzzle-packed book that keeps the brain in shape One of the best ways to exercise the mind is through word and logic games like word searches and Sudoku. Studies have shown that doing word searches frequently can help prevent diseases like Alzheimer's and dementia. Word Searches For Dummies is a great way to strengthen the mind and keep the brain active plus, it's just plain fun! This unique guide  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sutherland, Denise.
Word searches for dummies.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley Pub., ©2009
(OCoLC)268790819
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Denise Sutherland
ISBN: 9780470522042 0470522046 9780470522059 0470522054 9780470521816 0470521813
OCLC Number: 428113658
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 424 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Word Searches For Dummies® --
About the Author --
Dedication --
Author's Acknowledgments --
Table of Contents --
Introduction --
Part I Working with Word Searches --
Chapter 1 Hunting through the World of Word Searches --
Word Searches at a Glance --
Using Word Searches to Keep Your Mind Sharp --
A Fun Romp through Word Search History --
Chapter 2 Perfecting Your Puzzle-Solving Strategies --
Solving Word Searches --
Moving Past Word Searches: Anagrams and Other Word Games --
Part II Starting with Straightforward Puzzles --
Chapter 3 Trying Your Hand at Simple Word Searches --
Chapter 4 Reading up on Story Word Searches --
Chapter 5 Finding Hidden Words in Your Puzzles --
Chapter 6 Solving Secret Shapes --
Part III Moving On to Complex Puzzles --
Chapter 7 Gathering Your Wits for Scrambled Searches --
Chapter 8 Are You Ready for Some Quiz Words? --
Taking the Quiz --
Turning to the Grid --
Chapter 9 Solving Secret List Word Searches --
Chapter 10 Weaving Your Way through Winder Words --
Chapter 11 Discovering Anagrams and Other Word Games --
Part IV Hints and Answers --
Chapter 12 Helpful Hints to Keep You Going --
Understanding the Grid Coordinate System --
Chapter 1 Hint --
Chapter 3 Hints --
Chapter 4 Hints --
Chapter 5 Hints --
Chapter 6 Hints --
Chapter 7 Hints --
Chapter 8 Hints --
Chapter 9 Hints --
Chapter 10 Hints --
Chapter 11 Hints --
Chapter 13 The Answers You Seek --
Part V The Part of Tens --
Chapter 14 Ten Letter-Pattern Tips --
Letters by Frequency --
Common First Letters --
Common Last Letters --
Follow Me: Common Letter Sequences --
Two's Company: Digraphs --
Make That Three: Trigraphs --
Double the Fun: Double Letters --
Common Prefixes --
Common Suffixes --
Common Consonant Patterns at the Beginnings of Words --
Chapter 15 Ten Benefits of Doing Word Searches --
They're Portable Boredom-Busters --
They Keep Your Brain Active. They Increase Your Vocabulary --
They Help You Learn New Languages --
They Help You Gather Knowledge in a Way that Makes Sense to You --
They Let You Relax and Have Fun --
They Sharpen Your Spelling Skills --
They Train Your Brain to Recognize Patterns --
They Help You Overcome Insomnia --
They're a Way to Spend Quality Time with the Family --
Chapter 16 Ten Steps to Help You Design Your Own Word Search --
Step 1: Choose a Theme --
Step 2: Gather Your Words --
Step 3: Make the Big Grid Decisions --
Step 4: Assemble the Tools of the Trade --
Step 5: Just Add Words --
Step 6: Ponder the Punctuation --
Step 7: Erase and Change as Needed --
Step 8: Fill in the Grid --
Step 9: Check and Recheck the Puzzle --
Step 10: Make It Pretty.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by Denise Sutherland.

Abstract:

A travel-friendly puzzle-packed book that keeps the brain in shape One of the best ways to exercise the mind is through word and logic games like word searches and Sudoku. Studies have shown that doing word searches frequently can help prevent diseases like Alzheimer's and dementia. Word Searches For Dummies is a great way to strengthen the mind and keep the brain active plus, it's just plain fun! This unique guide features several different types of word searches that take readers beyond simply circling the answer: secret shape word searches, story word searches, listless word searches, winding words, quiz word searches, and more. It provides a large number of puzzles at different levels that will both test and exercise the mind while keeping the reader entertained for hours.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/428113658> # Word searches for dummies
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "428113658" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nju> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/156176086#Place/hoboken_n_j> ; # Hoboken, N.J.
    rdfs:comment "Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - 'http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/0128-1/{73D70FB1-3DC4-4363-B5A9-6946070D68A9}Img100.jpg'" ;
    rdfs:comment "Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - 'http://www.contentreserve.com/TitleInfo.asp?ID={73D70FB1-3DC4-4363-B5A9-6946070D68A9}&Format=410'" ;
    rdfs:comment "Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - 'http://www.contentreserve.com/TitleInfo.asp?ID={73D70FB1-3DC4-4363-B5A9-6946070D68A9}&Format=900'" ;
    rdfs:comment "Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - 'http://www.contentreserve.com/TitleInfo.asp?ID={73D70FB1-3DC4-4363-B5A9-6946070D68A9}&Format=50'" ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/156176086#Topic/games_quizzes> ; # GAMES--Quizzes
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/156176086#Topic/games_logic_&_brain_teasers> ; # GAMES--Logic & Brain Teasers
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/793.73/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180108> ; # Word games
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/156176086#Topic/games_puzzles> ; # GAMES--Puzzles
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2009" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/90542030> ; # Denise Sutherland
    schema:datePublished "2009" ;
    schema:description "A travel-friendly puzzle-packed book that keeps the brain in shape One of the best ways to exercise the mind is through word and logic games like word searches and Sudoku. Studies have shown that doing word searches frequently can help prevent diseases like Alzheimer's and dementia. Word Searches For Dummies is a great way to strengthen the mind and keep the brain active plus, it's just plain fun! This unique guide features several different types of word searches that take readers beyond simply circling the answer: secret shape word searches, story word searches, listless word searches, winding words, quiz word searches, and more. It provides a large number of puzzles at different levels that will both test and exercise the mind while keeping the reader entertained for hours."@en ;
    schema:description "Word Searches For Dummies® -- About the Author -- Dedication -- Author's Acknowledgments -- Table of Contents -- Introduction -- Part I Working with Word Searches -- Chapter 1 Hunting through the World of Word Searches -- Word Searches at a Glance -- Using Word Searches to Keep Your Mind Sharp -- A Fun Romp through Word Search History -- Chapter 2 Perfecting Your Puzzle-Solving Strategies -- Solving Word Searches -- Moving Past Word Searches: Anagrams and Other Word Games -- Part II Starting with Straightforward Puzzles -- Chapter 3 Trying Your Hand at Simple Word Searches -- Chapter 4 Reading up on Story Word Searches -- Chapter 5 Finding Hidden Words in Your Puzzles -- Chapter 6 Solving Secret Shapes -- Part III Moving On to Complex Puzzles -- Chapter 7 Gathering Your Wits for Scrambled Searches -- Chapter 8 Are You Ready for Some Quiz Words? -- Taking the Quiz -- Turning to the Grid -- Chapter 9 Solving Secret List Word Searches -- Chapter 10 Weaving Your Way through Winder Words -- Chapter 11 Discovering Anagrams and Other Word Games -- Part IV Hints and Answers -- Chapter 12 Helpful Hints to Keep You Going -- Understanding the Grid Coordinate System -- Chapter 1 Hint -- Chapter 3 Hints -- Chapter 4 Hints -- Chapter 5 Hints -- Chapter 6 Hints -- Chapter 7 Hints -- Chapter 8 Hints -- Chapter 9 Hints -- Chapter 10 Hints -- Chapter 11 Hints -- Chapter 13 The Answers You Seek -- Part V The Part of Tens -- Chapter 14 Ten Letter-Pattern Tips -- Letters by Frequency -- Common First Letters -- Common Last Letters -- Follow Me: Common Letter Sequences -- Two's Company: Digraphs -- Make That Three: Trigraphs -- Double the Fun: Double Letters -- Common Prefixes -- Common Suffixes -- Common Consonant Patterns at the Beginnings of Words -- Chapter 15 Ten Benefits of Doing Word Searches -- They're Portable Boredom-Busters -- They Keep Your Brain Active."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/156176086> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/156176086#Series/for_dummies> ; # --For dummies.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/268790819> ;
    schema:name "Word searches for dummies"@en ;
    schema:productID "428113658" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/428113658#PublicationEvent/hoboken_n_j_wiley_pub_2009> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/156176086#Agent/wiley_pub> ; # Wiley Pub.
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=213796> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=433905> ;
    schema:url <http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=433905> ;
    schema:url "http://www.contentreserve.com/TitleInfo.asp?ID={73D70FB1-3DC4-4363-B5A9-6946070D68A9}&Format=50" ;
    schema:url "http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/0128-1/{73D70FB1-3DC4-4363-B5A9-6946070D68A9}Img100.jpg" ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=274996> ;
    schema:url "http://www.contentreserve.com/TitleInfo.asp?ID={73D70FB1-3DC4-4363-B5A9-6946070D68A9}&Format=410" ;
    schema:url "http://www.contentreserve.com/TitleInfo.asp?ID={73D70FB1-3DC4-4363-B5A9-6946070D68A9}&Format=900" ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10308378> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780470522042> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780470521816> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780470522059> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/428113658> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/156176086#Place/hoboken_n_j> # Hoboken, N.J.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Hoboken, N.J." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/156176086#Series/for_dummies> # --For dummies.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/428113658> ; # Word searches for dummies
    schema:name "--For dummies." ;
    schema:name "--for dummies" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/156176086#Topic/games_logic_&_brain_teasers> # GAMES--Logic & Brain Teasers
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "GAMES--Logic & Brain Teasers"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180108> # Word games
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Word games"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/90542030> # Denise Sutherland
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Sutherland" ;
    schema:givenName "Denise" ;
    schema:name "Denise Sutherland" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780470521816>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0470521813" ;
    schema:isbn "9780470521816" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780470522042>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0470522046" ;
    schema:isbn "9780470522042" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780470522059>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0470522054" ;
    schema:isbn "9780470522059" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/268790819>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Word searches for dummies." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/428113658> ; # Word searches for dummies
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.