National Geographic's classic atlas for kids has been fully revised and updated. Complete with geo-themed games, crosswords, picture puzzles and more, this is the atlas for today's young explorers, as well as the perfect homework reference source. Includes the latest data, newest maps and graphs, a fresh and compelling design, and lively essays about the world and its wonders. Paperback, 208 pages. Ages 8-12.
Paperback features 35,000 definitions, plus a punctuation guide and metric system guide. The editors are a team of professional lexicographers with advanced degrees in various scholarly fields. They familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work with expert consultants to ensure that the content of the publications is as accurate and as up-to-date as possible. 336 pages.
The Children's Illustrated Dictionary brings words and images together, making it fun and easy for young readers to improve their vocabulary and reading skills. Includes sections on grammar, spelling and punctuation, as well as games and example sentences to make sure kids are finding the correct definition of the word. Supports Common Core State Standards. For ages 5 through 10. 256 pages, hardcover.
This portable, inexpensive dictionary that can be slipped into bags and taken anywhere. With more than 12,000 synonyms and 10,000 antonyms at their fingertips, this book is a great reference for young writers. And for kids who don't know whether to use "principle" or "principal", this handy guide also contains 2,000 homonyms. Paperback, 240 pages. Ages 8 and up.
The ideal reference companion for students of chemistry. Its clarity of style and attractive layout promote a full understanding of each area of the subject. Clear definitions, in straightforward language, of all the key terms and concepts. Comprehensive cross-referencing provides links between related areas of study. Brightly illustrated, with clear diagrams to help interpret, clarify and explain. A detailed index guarantees easy access to every subject in the book. Flexible binding allows book to lay flat when open. 128 pages, for ages 12 and up.
An essential study guide when preparing for math tests. Features more than 500 definitions of all the key terms and concepts, 300 useful illustrations and diagrams and over 100 worked examples. Comprehensive cross-referencing with a detailed index, plus recommended internet sites. Flexible binding allows book to lay flat when open. 128 pages, for ages 12 and up.
The Usborne Illustrated Elementary Math Dictionary tells it straight and simple, explaining everything children and parents need to understand about basic level math. This book will help to lay a firm foundation for confidence and success in math. Readers can search for quick explanations or work through by subject to build up knowledge step-by-step. Features clear definitions of over 450 key terms and concepts, 100s of useful examples and illustrations, plus recommendations for the best math websites the internet has to offer. Flexible binding allows book to lay flat when open. 135 pages, for ages 8 and up.
This compact and comprehensive dictionary, specially designed for 3-ring binders, is the perfect take-along reference for students. Based on the Webster's New World College Dictionary, it provides clear, concise and readable definitions with over 35,000 entries. Reference supplements with handy and informative tables make this the ideal companion for students at all levels. 80 pages. Measures 8-1/2 x 11".
Revised and updated, the Scholastic Student Thesaurus is an innovative, easy-to-use book for students in grades 6-12 (savvy 5th graders, too!). It was created for the many kids who get frustrated when they try to use a thesaurus. If they look up a word and "it's not there," many students will give up rather than turn to the index in the back of their book to redirect their search. The innovative same-page index solves this problem. In addition, the new edition features 4 brand-new pages of backmatter about language and how words evolve. Hardcover, 208 pages. Ages 12 and up.
Scholastic's best-selling dictionary! With an expanded spelling list composed of more than 16,000 words and new sections like "The Four Longest Words in the English Language" and "The Spelling Words That Made Kids Champions," the Scholastic Dictionary of Spelling is both fun and relevant for today's kids. Boosts spelling proficiency while encouraging an interest in language. Paperback, 272 pages. Ages 8 and up.
Find just the right word, quickly and easily. Words are listed in alphabetical order, and each synonym is used in an example sentence. Explains the subtle but sometimes important differences in similar words. 256 pages. Paperback, measures 3-1/2 x 5-1/2".
Revised to cover the latest research, this edition of the DK Science Encyclopedia is an essential reference for today's students and young scientists. Revised and updated for 2006. Features more than 280 key entries and 1,900 subentries on fascinating science topics. Thematically organized to make science accessible. 448 pages. Ages 10-17.
Understanding idioms is "as easy as pie" with this reference. Longtime teacher Marvin Terban explains the meanings and origins of more than 700 sayings, phrases, and expressions. Kid-friendly sample sentences and a fun design make this a wonderful way to show how languages evolve. Encourages use of reference materials and sparks an interest in language. Paperback, 304 pages . Ages 8 and up.
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