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Author Fodde Melis, Luisanna.
Title Noah Webster and the first American dictionary / Luisanna Fodde Melis.
Pub Info New York : PowerPlus Books, 2005.
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book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Edgartown-Children Coll.  J 921 WEBSTER     WITHDRAWN
Edition 1st ed.
Descript 112 p. : col. ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Series Library of American lives and times
Library of American lives and times.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 9.1 3 3 84135
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 106) and index.
Contents Noah Webster's birth and youth -- Education and revolution -- The creation of the American spelling book -- Travelling, lecturing, and writing -- The compendious dictionary -- Webster's religious conversion and life in Amherst -- A greater dictionary -- Webster's final years -- The legacy of Webster's life and work.
Subject Webster, Noah, 1758-1843 -- Juvenile literature.
Webster, Noah, 1758-1843.
Lexicographers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
English language -- United States -- Lexicography -- Juvenile literature.
Educators -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Lexicographers.
ISBN 1404226516 (library binding)
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