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The American Heritage Essential Student Thesaurus: Third Edition
Catherine Pratt, ed.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547385648.  Daedalus Item Code: 63845
 
Designed for students 11 to 16 who are solidifying their reading and writing skills, as well as adults learning English as a second language, this thesaurus provides much more than simple lists of ... (Read More)
 
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The 365 Smartest Things Ever Said! 2017 Page-a-Day Calendar
Ross & Kathryn Petras.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: calender.
ISBN: 9780761190936.  Daedalus Item Code: 65774
 
We admit it—many of us at Daedalus really, really want this daily tear-off calendar. Although we particularly enjoy such quotes as those by Steve Martin ("A day without sunshine is like, you know, ... (Read More)
 
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The American Heritage Roget's Thesaurus: Office Edition
Editors of American Heritage.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544166660.  Daedalus Item Code: 62620
 
In the years since its first publication in 1805, Peter Mark Roget's trusty reference has become synonymous with "thesaurus" in the opinion of many students, writers, and editors. This compact 2014 ... (Read More)
 
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Bad English: A History of Linguistic Aggravation
Ammon Shea.
Publisher: Perigee.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780399165573.  Daedalus Item Code: 63708
 
English is a glorious mess of a language, quips Ammon Shea, cobbled together from a wide variety of sources and syntaxes and continually evolving over time; indeed, many of the words and usages we ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of Times: From Seconds to Centuries, a Compendium of Measures
Lesley Alderman.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062074188.  Daedalus Item Code: 51651
 
Our relationship to time is complex and paradoxical; time stands still, and time also flies. Tomorrow is another day, yet there's no time like the present. And despite all of our time-saving devices, ... (Read More)
 
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Britain's Castles: Heritage Series
Susie Hodge.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590769.  Daedalus Item Code: 51835
 
From Harlech and Conwy to Windsor and Stirling, this book profiles more than 50 of Britain's most important castles, including their construction, strategic advantages, novel features, royal ... (Read More)
 
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A Celebration of the Household: The Classic Guide to Running Your Home
L.G. Abell.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620877142.  Daedalus Item Code: 52124
 
Any parent knows that keeping a household in order is no easy task, nor has it ever been.More than a century ago, L.G. Abell compiled a manual with hundreds of household tips, skills, advice, and ... (Read More)
 
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Collins Pocket Webster's Thesaurus: Second Edition
Emma McDade, Jennifer Sagala & Paige Weber, eds.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061142048.  Daedalus Item Code: 63511
 
With some 12,000 entries, listing more than 130,000 synonyms, this compact yet chunky thesaurus is ideal for school, work, or home use, whether you are developing your language skills, writing ... (Read More)
 
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DC Comics Superheroes and Villains Fandex: 75 Icons from the DC Universe

Publisher: Workman.   Format: .
ISBN: 9780761158561.  Daedalus Item Code: 64405
 
It seems only fitting that an essential guide—an encyclopedia, really—of the heroes and villains of the DC Comics universe should be presented as a riveted stack of colorful 10-inch die-cut cards, ... (Read More)
 
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The Dictionary of Mythology: An A–Z of Themes, Legends and Heroes
J.A. Coleman. George Davidson, ed.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781784044787.  Daedalus Item Code: 64236
 
An engineer and surveyor as well as a logophile and author of several crossword dictionaries, James Coleman produced the encyclopedic first edition of The Dictionary of Mythology in 2007, a ... (Read More)
 
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Do You Think You're Clever?: The Oxford and Cambridge Questions
John Farndon. Libby Purves, intro.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848311329.  Daedalus Item Code: 62387
 
Does a Girl Scout have a political agenda? If you're not in California, how do you know it exists? And what happens when you drop an ant? Here John Farndon—who is after all a Cambridge ... (Read More)
 
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Don't Forget to Sing in the Lifeboats: And 366 Other Bits of Uncommon Wisdom for Uncommon Times
Kathryn & Ross Petras.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780761156147.  Daedalus Item Code: 64466
 
When life hands you lemons, it's inspiring to hear from people who've made (and drunk) the lemonade. People who've been there and done that, who've graduated from the school of hard knocks and never ... (Read More)
 
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