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The Journey of English
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Publisher Clarion Books
Publication date April 1, 1998
Pages 48
Binding School and Library
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780395712115
ISBN-10 0395712114
Dimensions 0.50 by 9.75 by 11 in.
Weight 1.15 lbs.
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Original list price $17.00
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Summary
Provides young readers with the history of the English language from its origins to the present day, complete with an easy-to-read text, colorful illustrations, and maps.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Who first spoke English? Did it always sound the way it does today? How did it become the most popular language in the world? This book traces the journey of our language from its origins with the various peoples who invaded England to its present status as the international language of science and business, with more than a billion speakers. The evolution of the English language and the story of its spread throughout the world are described in concise, easy-to-read text, filled with lively examples, and accompanied by meticulously rendered illustrations and maps. Includes a Bibliography and an index.

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9780395712115 | details & prices | 48 pages | 9.75 × 11.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 1.15 lbs | List price $17.00
About: Describes how the English language developed into the language we speak today, and how it continues to evolve

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