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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]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Nonfiction
Picture books
Instructional and educational works
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Noah Webster; Benjamin Franklin; Noah Webster; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Noah Webster
Material Type: 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
Responsibility: written by Beth Anderson ; illustrated by Elizabeth Baddeley.

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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.

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