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100 Words Every Fourth Grader Should Know
Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544106116.  Daedalus Item Code: 61883
From "accommodate" to "zest," this user-friendly guide presents 100 words that may help fourth graders—or ambitious younger students—to become better speakers, readers, and writers. Here are concepts ... (Read More)
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A Dictionary of Idiocy: An Utterly Quirky Guide to General Ignorance
Stephen Bayley.
Publisher: Gibson Square.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906142629.  Daedalus Item Code: 63300
Why do we love mountains? How did fear of drinking from skulls lead to cremation? And where does the word "cocktail" come from? In this endlessly browsable A-to-Z of modern idiocy—beginning with the ... (Read More)
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Webster's New World Compact School and Office Dictionary: Fourth Edition
Michael Agnes & Andrew N. Sparks, eds.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780764563386.  Daedalus Item Code: 62628
Encompassing more than 60,000 definitions and including here more scientific and professional terms, this edition of the venerable dictionary is perfectly suited for home, school, or the workplace. ... (Read More)
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The Little Book of Great Britain
Neil R. Storey.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752471143.  Daedalus Item Code: 62655
Also the author of such oddly entertaining tomes as Prisons and Prisoners in Victorian Britain and A Grim Almanac of Essex, historian Neil Storey here dedicates himself to digging up ... (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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Hew, Screw & Glue: How Stuff is Made
James Innes-Smith. Henrietta Webb, illus.
Publisher: Abrams Image.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810982598.  Daedalus Item Code: 11420
Do you realize that the salt on our food may be millions of years old? Did you know that the rubber in condoms derives from tree sap? And aren't you glad that lipstick is no longer made of crushed ... (Read More)
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You Say Potato: A Book About Accents
Ben Crystal & David Crystal.
Publisher: Macmillan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781447249696.  Daedalus Item Code: 63056
Everyone has an accent, though many of us think that we don't. We all have our likes and dislikes about the way other people speak, and everyone has something to say about "correct" pronunciation. ... (Read More)
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Teddy Bears, Tupperware and Sweet Fanny Adams: How the Names Became the Words
Andrew Sholl.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782430292.  Daedalus Item Code: 54869
What's in a name? From Achilles to zeppelin, many of the words that we use every day invoke a sweeping cast of historical and mythical figures—but have you ever wondered about the stories behind the ... (Read More)
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Learning Chinese: A Foundation Course in Mandarin: Intermediate Level
Julian K. Wheatley.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300141184.  Daedalus Item Code: 62778
This second, intermediate volume of Learning Chinese provides stimulating material designed to improve conversational ability and literary skills in Mandarin. Conversational lessons are ... (Read More)
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Swedish Hippocrene Comprehensive Dictionary: Swedish-English

Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781804745.  Daedalus Item Code: 62615
An ideal reference tool for teachers, travelers, and translators, this substantial Swedish-English dictionary contains more than 75,000 definitions. In addition to British and American variations of ... (Read More)
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