“If only all the ideas in the world could be found in one place.” With this in mind, chronic list-maker Peter Mark Roget wrote his “Thesaurus,” published in 1852. List of principal events. Author’s note. Illustrator’s note. Selected bibliography. Further reading. Sources. Full-color watercolor, collage, and mixed-media illustrations.
The Right Word: Roget and His ThesaurusBook Verdict
ISBN: 9780802853851 Format: Print Book Edition: Hardcover edition Publisher: Eerdmans Page Count: 42 Trim Size: 8" Ã-- 11" Dewey Classification: 409.2 B Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.1, Points: 0.5 Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 3.3, Points: 3 Lexile: Level: 590L Awards & Honors: SLJ Best Books 2014, Nonfiction; Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2014, Picture Books; PW’s Best Books of 2014, Picture Books;Booklist Editors’ Choice 2014, Nonfiction, Young Readers; Booklist Lasting Connections 2014, Social Studies; 2015 NCTE Orbis Pictus Honor Book; ALA Notable Books for Children 2015, All Ages; 2015 Golden Kite Award Winner, Picture Book Illustration; 2015 CLA Notable Children’s Books in the English Language Arts; New York Times Notable Children’s Books of 2014, Picture Books; 2015 Top 10 Books for Youth, Biographies; Horn Book Fanfare List: Best Books of 2014, Nonfiction; Capitol Choices 2015; 2015 Robert F. Sibert Award Winner; 2015 Parents’ Choice Book Awards: Nonfiction, Gold
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