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Scholastic Canada Visual Dictionary (Revised edition)

by Scholastic Canada Ltd.
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 18
  • Grade: 4 to 12
tagged: dictionaries

 

Expand your vocabulary as you experience the world in vivid colour!

 

Covering a wide array of subjects, ranging from new technologies to the animal kingdom and space, this compelling reference links words to illustrations that provide true-to-life visual definitions.

For this new updated edition, entries have been revised to reflect recent technolog …

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A Visual Dictionary of Victorian Life

by Kalman
edition: eBook
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: 19th century, dictionaries

This illustrated dictionary introduces readers to life in North America during the Victorian era, between 1837 and 1901. Beautiful illustrations show how the way of life of the early settlers in North America was influenced by the customs and traditions of Victorian England.

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The Firefly Five Language Visual Dictionary

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

by Jean-Claude Corbeil & Ariane Archambault
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
tagged: multi-language dictionaries, dictionaries

"Wow! This book is simply amazing -- visually stunning, rich with information, and overflowing with detail... Essential for students of any of these languages, lovers of language, and any library supporting a language program or multilingual patrons."-- Library Journal (starred review of first edition)

35,000 terms per language and 6,000 color illus …

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A Visual Dictionary of the Old West

by Kalman
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook Paperback
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: 19th century, dictionaries

From living on the ranch to life on the trail, this dictionary focuses on the life of cowboys. How was cowboy clothing practical for the work done by cowboys? How were western homes built? Which buildings were part of a ranch? This book also looks at topics associated with western settlers, boomtowns, and the gold rush.

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A Visual Dictionary of Native Communities

by Kalman
edition: eBook
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: native american, dictionaries

This illustrated dictionary introduces the way of life of the early Native peoples who lived across North America. Different nations are featured in spreads that show their way of life in their particular region. Themes include • homes • food • clothing • transportation • hunting techniques

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A Visual Dictionary of a Pioneer Community

by Kalman
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: colonial & revolutionary periods, dictionaries

Similar in themes to A Colonial Community, this book illustrates a different kind of life in the early 1900s. A Pioneer Community shows different homes, from the first dirt-floor house to the fancy Victorian-era home. A visual map of a pioneer community gives the young reader a quick overview of the buildings it contains. Other topics include • e …

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