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The American Heritage Children's Thesaurus
Paul Hellweg.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780547659541.  Daedalus Item Code: 71950
 
With more than 36,000 synonyms across 4,000 main entries and color illustrations on nearly every two-page spread, this thesaurus for readers 8 to 12 is ideal for building a rich vocabulary. Every ... (Read More)
 
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101 Two-Letter Words
Stephin Merritt. Roz Chast, illus.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393240191.  Daedalus Item Code: 73049
 
Okay, Scrabble loversówe get that the key to winning word games is knowing all the two-letter words that can make otherwise unplayable letters into a big score. But why just memorize a long ... (Read More)
 
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Abbotsford to Zion: The Story of Scottish Place Names Around the World
Elspeth Wills.
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780274072.  Daedalus Item Code: 73460
 
Over the centuries, Scots have travelled to every conceivable corner of the globe, some as emigrants looking to start a new life, others as entrepreneurs, explorers, missionaries, and soldiers; ... (Read More)
 
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The African Svelte: Ingenious Misspellings That Make Surprising Sense
Daniel Menaker. Roz Chast, illus. Billy Collins, foreword.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544800632.  Daedalus Item Code: 69520
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) During his time at The New Yorker, former Random House editor-in-chief Daniel Menaker happened across a printed mistake: "The zebras were grazing on ... (Read More)
 
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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: 71955
 
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 American Heritage Large Print Dictionary: Revised Edition
Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618714858.  Daedalus Item Code: 71951
 
Probably quite a few of us associate dictionaries with the smallest print imaginable, and so here is the dictionary for those who need or prefer large print, approved by the National Association for ... (Read More)
 
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Arabic Grammar of the Written Language
G.W. Thatcher.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780870521010.  Daedalus Item Code: 62592
 
Ideal for the beginning student of Arabic, this handbook offers an introduction to the Arabic alphabet and 49 short lessons featuring lucid grammar explanations reinforced by readings and exercises. ... (Read More)
 
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Armenian First Names
Nicholas Awde & Emanuela Losi.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781807500.  Daedalus Item Code: 62595
 
With names like Aikoun ("Dawn") and Khat ("Sabre"), this gift-worthy little volume contains more than 500 Armenian names for girls and boys, compiled by the author of Armenian Perspectives. ... (Read More)
 
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Big Book...of Perfectly Useless Information
Mitchell Symons.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780062348333.  Daedalus Item Code: 72383
 
Did you know that Billy Crystal's childhood babysitter was Billie Holiday? Or that the shortest war in history lasted 38 minutes? Did you realize that it's physically impossible for pigs to look up ... (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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Breton-English/English-Breton Dictionary and Phrasebook
J.F. Conroy.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781805407.  Daedalus Item Code: 62598
 
In 1950, the peninsula of Brittany in northwest France was home to one million speakers of Breton, a Celtic language akin to Gaelic; after subsequently becoming an endangered species among languages, ... (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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