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Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary
By Merriam-Webster (corporate author)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Merriam Webster
Publication date August 31, 2013
Pages 824
Binding Hardcover
Edition Exp upd
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780877796763
ISBN-10 0877796769
Dimensions 1.25 by 8.25 by 10.50 in.
Weight 3.70 lbs.
Original list price $18.95
Other format details juvenile
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: An essential dictionary for children grades 3-5, ages 8-11, this hardcover offers 36,000 entries with 200 new words & senses, many from technology & life sciences. Definitions are enriched with 1,300 quotes from classic and contemporary children's literature, providing examples of how words are used in sentances. Includes 900 vibrant, colorful illustrations, photographs, and diagrams. Offers 250 word history paragraphs and 130 synonym paragrahs.

Other features include Greek & Latin word root paragraphs, and student-friendly usge hints in full sentences.

Special sections include geographical names, signs and symbols, a guide for writers and a list of literary works used in the text.

Children's books from which example sentences are taken include:
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland--by Lewis Carroll
The Secret Garden--by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Black Stallion--by Walter Farley
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon--by Grace Lin
Mr. Popper's Penguins--by Richrd and Floence Atwater
Charlotte's Web--by E.B. White

Editions
This edition contains multiple works--typically stories or entire novels--that are found in different collections. Below find each work in this edition grouped by how you can find each.
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780877796763
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With Merriam-Webster (other contributor) | Exp upd edition from Merriam Webster (August 31, 2013)
9780877796763 | details & prices | 824 pages | 8.25 × 10.50 × 1.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 3.70 lbs | List price $18.95
This edition also contains Merriam Webster's Elementary Dictionary, Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary
About: An essential dictionary for children grades 3-5, ages 8-11, this hardcover offers 36,000 entries with 200 new words & senses, many from technology & life sciences.
Reprint edition from Merriam Webster (September 1, 1994)
9780877795759 | details & prices | 8.50 × 10.25 × 1.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 2.80 lbs | List price $15.95
About: Special sections on abbreviations, signs and symbols, geographical names, and American presidents and vice presidents accompany 32,000 definitions
Paperback
Book cover for 9780877796305
 
from Merriam Webster (April 1, 2000); titled "Merriam-Websters Elementary Dictionary"
9780877796305 | details & prices | 585 pages | 7.50 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 2.00 lbs | List price $11.95
About: A dictionary for students ages eight to twelve with meanings and uses given for more than 32,000 words also includes explanatory introductory material.
Reinforced
Book cover for 9780606182768
 
With Merriam-Webster (other contributor) | from Demco Media (April 1, 2000); titled "Merriam Webster's Elementary Dictionary"
9780606182768 | details & prices | 7.50 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 2.15 lbs | List price $22.20
About: A dictionary for students ages eight to twelve with meanings and uses given for more than 32,000 words also includes explanatory introductory material.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781439554593
 
With Merriam-Webster | Reprint edition from Paw Prints (September 18, 2008); titled "Merriam-websters Elementary Dictionary"
9781439554593 | details & prices | 585 pages | 5.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 2.18 lbs | List price $20.95
This edition also contains Merriam Webster's Elementary Dictionary
About: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780877796763
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With Merriam-Webster (other contributor) | Exp upd edition from Merriam Webster (August 31, 2013); titled "Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary"
9780877796763 | details & prices | 824 pages | 8.25 × 10.50 × 1.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 3.70 lbs | List price $18.95
This edition also contains Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary, Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary
About: An essential dictionary for children grades 3-5, ages 8-11, this hardcover offers 36,000 entries with 200 new words & senses, many from technology & life sciences.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9780613238083 Book cover for 9781439554593
 
With Merriam-Webster | Reprint edition from Paw Prints (September 18, 2008); titled "Merriam-websters Elementary Dictionary"
9781439554593 | details & prices | 585 pages | 5.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 2.18 lbs | List price $20.95
This edition also contains Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary
About: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.
from Turtleback Books (March 1, 2001)
9780613238083 | details & prices | 9.25 × 7.75 × 1.00 in. | 2.20 lbs | List price $25.70
About: A dictionary for students ages eight to twelve with meanings and uses given for more than 32,000 words also includes explanatory introductory material.
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780877796756 Book cover for 9780877796763
 
The price comparison is for this edition
Exp upd edition from Merriam Webster (August 31, 2013)
9780877796763 | details & prices | 824 pages | 8.25 × 10.50 × 1.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 3.70 lbs | List price $18.95
This edition also contains Merriam Webster's Elementary Dictionary, Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary
About: An essential dictionary for children grades 3-5, ages 8-11, this hardcover offers 36,000 entries with 200 new words & senses, many from technology & life sciences.
from Merriam Webster (January 1, 2009)
9780877796756 | details & prices | 824 pages | 8.00 × 10.00 × 1.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 3.70 lbs | List price $18.95
About: MW-6756 An all-new edition of the essential dictionary for children grades 3-5, ages 8—11.

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