skip to content
An inconvenient alphabet : Ben Franklin and Noah Webster's spelling revolution Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

An inconvenient alphabet : Ben Franklin and Noah Webster's spelling revolution

Author: Beth Anderson; Elizabeth Baddeley
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Details the origins of Noah Webster's first American English dictionary and the struggles of Webster and Ben Franklin to help unify the new country through language in the 1780s.
Rating:

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

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

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

Details

Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Picture books for children
Juvenile works
Picture books
Instructional and educational works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Noah Webster; Benjamin Franklin; Noah Webster; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Noah Webster; Alphabet.; Noah Webster; Noah Webster; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Anderson; Elizabeth Baddeley
ISBN: 9781534405554 1534405550
OCLC Number: 1022689394
Notes: "A Paula Wiseman Book."
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Other Titles: Ben Franklin and Noah Webster's spelling revolution
Ben Franklin & Noah Webster's spelling revolution
Responsibility: written by Beth Anderson ; illustrated by Elizabeth Baddeley.

Abstract:

Details the origins of Noah Webster's first American English dictionary and the struggles of Webster and Ben Franklin to help unify the new country through language in the 1780s.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Anderson's debut picture book details the origins of Noah Webster's first American English dictionary and the struggles of Webster and Benjamin Franklin to help unify the new country through language Read more...

 
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/1022689394> # An inconvenient alphabet : Ben Franklin and Noah Webster's spelling revolution
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "1022689394" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Person/webster_noah_1758_1843> ; # Noah Webster
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Topic/spelling_reform> ; # Spelling reform
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Person/franklin_benjamin_1706_1790> ; # Benjamin Franklin
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Topic/juvenile_nonfiction_biography_&_autobiography_historical> ; # JUVENILE NONFICTION--Biography & Autobiography--Historical
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Topic/juvenile_nonfiction_concepts_alphabet> ; # JUVENILE NONFICTION--Concepts--Alphabet
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Place/united_states> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Topic/english_language_orthography_and_spelling> ; # English language--Orthography and spelling
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Topic/americanisms> ; # Americanisms
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/428.13/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Topic/juvenile_nonfiction_united_states_history_colonial_&_revolutionary_periods> ; # JUVENILE NONFICTION--United States--History--Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Person/alphabet> ; # Alphabet.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Topic/english_language_united_states_orthography_and_spelling> ; # English language--United States--Orthography and spelling
    schema:alternateName "Ben Franklin & Noah Webster's spelling revolution" ;
    schema:alternateName "Ben Franklin and Noah Webster's spelling revolution" ;
    schema:audience <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1022689394#Audience> ;
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Person/anderson_beth_1954> ; # Beth Anderson
    schema:bookEdition "First edition." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2018" ;
    schema:datePublished "2018" ;
    schema:description "Details the origins of Noah Webster's first American English dictionary and the struggles of Webster and Ben Franklin to help unify the new country through language in the 1780s."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/5465229473> ;
    schema:genre "Picture books"@en ;
    schema:genre "Instructional and educational works"@en ;
    schema:genre "Nonfiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:genre "Juvenile works"@en ;
    schema:genre "Picture books for children"@en ;
    schema:illustrator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Person/baddeley_elizabeth> ; # Elizabeth Baddeley
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "An inconvenient alphabet : Ben Franklin and Noah Webster's spelling revolution"@en ;
    schema:productID "1022689394" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781534405554> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1022689394> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Person/anderson_beth_1954> # Beth Anderson
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1954" ;
    schema:familyName "Anderson" ;
    schema:givenName "Beth" ;
    schema:name "Beth Anderson" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Person/baddeley_elizabeth> # Elizabeth Baddeley
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Baddeley" ;
    schema:givenName "Elizabeth" ;
    schema:name "Elizabeth Baddeley" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Person/franklin_benjamin_1706_1790> # Benjamin Franklin
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1706" ;
    schema:deathDate "1790" ;
    schema:familyName "Franklin" ;
    schema:givenName "Benjamin" ;
    schema:name "Benjamin Franklin" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Person/webster_noah_1758_1843> # Noah Webster
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1758" ;
    schema:deathDate "1843" ;
    schema:familyName "Webster" ;
    schema:givenName "Noah" ;
    schema:name "Noah Webster" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Place/united_states> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Topic/english_language_orthography_and_spelling> # English language--Orthography and spelling
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "English language--Orthography and spelling"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Topic/english_language_united_states_orthography_and_spelling> # English language--United States--Orthography and spelling
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "English language--United States--Orthography and spelling"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Topic/juvenile_nonfiction_biography_&_autobiography_historical> # JUVENILE NONFICTION--Biography & Autobiography--Historical
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "JUVENILE NONFICTION--Biography & Autobiography--Historical"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Topic/juvenile_nonfiction_concepts_alphabet> # JUVENILE NONFICTION--Concepts--Alphabet
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "JUVENILE NONFICTION--Concepts--Alphabet"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5465229473#Topic/juvenile_nonfiction_united_states_history_colonial_&_revolutionary_periods> # JUVENILE NONFICTION--United States--History--Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "JUVENILE NONFICTION--United States--History--Colonial & Revolutionary Periods"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781534405554>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1534405550" ;
    schema:isbn "9781534405554" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1022689394>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1022689394> ; # An inconvenient alphabet : Ben Franklin and Noah Webster's spelling revolution
    schema:dateModified "2019-05-17" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

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