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Author Anderson, Beth, 1954- author.
Title An inconvenient alphabet : Ben Franklin and Noah Webster's spelling revolution / Beth Anderson ; illustrated by Elizabeth Baddeley.
Pub Info New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2018]
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 428.13 AND     AVAILABLE
 Cotuit Children's Room  J 428.13 AND     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 428.1 And     AVAILABLE
 Nantucket-Childrens  J 428.1 AND     AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Descript 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Audience 680L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader LG 3.9 0.5 0.5 197764
"A Paula Wiseman Book."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Details the origins of Noah Webster's first American English dictionary and the struggles of Webster and Ben Franklin to help unify the new country through language in the 1780s.
Subject Webster, Noah, 1758-1843 -- Juvenile literature.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Juvenile literature.
Webster, Noah, 1758-1843.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
English language -- United States -- Orthography and spelling -- Juvenile literature.
Spelling reform -- Juvenile literature.
Americanisms -- Juvenile literature.
English language -- United States -- Orthography and spelling.
Spelling reform.
Americanisms.
Add Author Baddeley, Elizabeth, illustrator.
Alt Title Ben Franklin and Noah Webster's spelling revolution
ISBN 9781534405554 (hardcover)
1534405550 (hardcover)
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