The American Heritage College Dictionary

Author: N.A

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

ISBN: 9780547247663

Category: Reference

Page: 1636

View: 3557

A latest edition of an authoritative college dictionary includes recently prominent terms and new biographical entries as well as updates to such signature feature sections as Word History, Usage and Living Language.

Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fifth Edition

Author: Editors Of Webster's New World College Dictionaries

Publisher: Webster's New World

ISBN: 9780544598225


Page: 1728

View: 2048

"Webster s New WorldCollege Dictionary, Fifth Edition," presents the very best a college dictionary can offer, with all the user-friendly qualities that have distinguished the Webster's New World name for decades. A clear and accessible defining style, compelling feature notes, full-page tables and charts, hundreds of drawings that complement the definitions, and authoritative guidance on usage and style points make this the perfect dictionary for use at school, at the office, or at home. This edition has been updated for 2016 with dozens of new words and senses and hundreds of revisions."

The American Heritage Thesaurus

Author: Houghton Mifflin Company,VARIOS AUTORES

Publisher: Delta

ISBN: 9780385338783

Category: Reference

Page: 713

View: 701

Presents thousands of slang and regional words along with the more stable lexicon of English words, arranged alphabetically, along with cross references, examples, and quotations.

The American Heritage Medical Dictionary

Author: Houghton Mifflin Company,American Heritage

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618947256

Category: Medical

Page: 599

View: 5896

In this updated dictionary of medical words and phrases, entry words are clearly defined, reflect state-of-the-art medical research and practice, and avoid confusing jargon, including hundreds of new words that encompass the latest tests, diseases, treatments, and technology, as well as common medical abbreviations and health-care management and policy terms. Reprint.

A Cat Named Swan

Author: Holly Hobbie

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0553537466

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 3027

Discover this beautiful pet-adoption story from Holly Hobbie, the creator of the bestselling Toot & Puddle series and one of the most treasured children’s illustrators of all time. Beloved author-illustrator Holly Hobbie presents the story of a rescue cat’s adoption, the paradise he finds, and the transformative joy he brings to his new family. Holly Hobbie’s intricate watercolors evoke the small kitten’s hardscrabble life as powerfully as they do his blissful one. This story tugs the heartstrings and is a testament to the importance of pet adoption and the powerful ways that pets connect with their people.

Merriam-Webster's Visual Dictionary

Author: Jean Claude Corbeil

Publisher: Merriam Webster

ISBN: 9780877791515

Category: Reference

Page: 1112

View: 7111

More than 20,000 words in the English language are grouped into similar categories--such as astronomy, house, human being, plants and society--and explained using detailed, labeled illustrations.

The American Heritage Book of English Usage

A Practical and Authoritative Guide to Contemporary English

Author: Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547563213

Category: Reference

Page: 304

View: 8343

For the first time, the editors of the acclaimed American Heritage(R) Dictionary have applied their efforts to word usage as its own subject. The result is this practical guide that includes chapters on grammar, style, diction, gender, social groups, pronunciation, word formation, science terms, and a subject and a word index.

English Skills with Readings

Author: John Langan

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 007776840X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 736

View: 8198

Grounded in John Langan’s Four Bases - unity, coherence, sentence skills, and support - English Skills with Readings employs a unique personalised learning plan to address student deficits in grammar and mechanics and to free instructional time for activities emphasising writing process and critical thinking. English Skills with Readings features John Langan's trademark crystal - clear explanations, along with his range of motivating activities and writing assignments that reinforce the four bases of effective writing. The new edition adds a variety of exciting new features to John Langan's proven approach, and reinstates much-requested material from previous editions.

Concise Oxford American Dictionary

Author: Oxford Dictionaries,Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press


Category: Reference

Page: 1128

View: 2531

Based on the groundbreaking "New Oxford American Dictionary," this concise edition includes more than 180,000 entries and definitions, complete with pronunciations, parts of speech, syllabification, inflected forms, and derivatives.

The Chambers Dictionary

Author: Chambers of Editors,Chambers

Publisher: Chambers Harrap Pub Limited

ISBN: 9781473602250

Category: Reference

Page: 1936

View: 8898

Encompassing more than 620,000 words and phrases, this reference of the English language covers both old and new words, the commonplace and the unusual, with information on idioms, pronunciation, and etymologies.

The Oxford Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus

Author: BERKLEY PUBLISHING,Oxford University Press

Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780425160084

Category: Reference

Page: 972

View: 8645

A definitive language resource presents more than 150,000 up-to-date entries, along with their definitions and synonyms, as well as quick-reference sections on weights and measures, chemical elements, signs and symbols, U.S. presidents, states and capitals, and other features. Original.

Merriam-Webster's Pocket Dictionary

Author: Merriam-Webster, Inc

Publisher: Merriam-Webster Incorporated

ISBN: 9780877795308

Category: Reference

Page: 407

View: 5515

New edition! The perfect dictionary for quick, on-the-go language reference. Features 40,000 entries. Clear, concise, definitions, variant spellings, and pronunciations. Includes a brief guide to punctuation.

Crash Course in Contemporary Reference

Author: Francisca Goldsmith

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440844828

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 183

View: 1995

A fresh, detailed, and thoughtful examination of reference services in the context of evolving community information needs and habits, a changing technological landscape, and new search strategies. • Offers librarians new to reference services an easy-to-follow, up-to-date, and complete overview of the field in practical terms • Provides current information that will help librarians keep abreast of new resources, evolving patron needs and interests, and emerging best practices • Serves as an accessible and affordable guide for workshops and in-service trainings