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Scholastic Children's Thesaurus

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What would you do if your teacher told you to stop using the word "nice" so much? If you had the Scholastic Children's Thesaurus, you'd flip through it until you found "nice" between "new" and "noise." Then you'd find your options: "pleasant," "agreeable," "good-natured," "delightful," and "fantastic" (defined as "extremely nice or good!"). Nearby, a color bar warns, "Nice ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published August 1st 1998 by Scholastic Reference
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Alicia Napier
Bollard, J. (2006). Scholastic children’s thesaurus. New York, NY: Scholastic, Inc.

Citation by: Alicia Napier

Type of Reference: Thesaurus/Dictionary

Call Number: Ref 423.1

Content/Scope: This 240 page work includes 500 head words and 2,500 synonyms. This resource will benefit beginning writers age 8 and up.

Accuracy/Authority/Bias: Scholastic is a well-known, reliable, and largest publishing company of children’s books. It is known for publishing educational material and being a representative for
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Feb 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Brought this home along with a few other reference books for our first grader. I'd say a thesaurus is above what she can do right now but we plan on having this lying around so that she can practice glancing through it to look at the pictures and casually checking it out now. Within a few yrs, she may even use it more seriously. Its a great introduction to what a thesaurus is for elementary aged students.
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