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Right Word : Roget and His Thesaurus (School And Library) (Jen Bryant)

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2015 Caldecott Honor Book2015 Sibert Medal Winner2015 Orbis Pictus Honor BookFor shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions -- and it wasnt long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didnt write stories; he wrote lists. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. His lists grew and grew, eventually turning into one of the most important reference books of all time.Readers of all ages will marvel at Rogets life, depicted through lyrical text and brilliantly detailed illustrations. This elegant book celebrates the joy of learning and the power of words.
For shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions -- and it wasn?t long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didn?t write stories; he wrote lists. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. His lists grew and grew, eventually turning into one of the most important reference books of all time.

Readers of all ages will marvel at Roget?s life, depicted through lyrical text and brilliantly detailed illustrations. This elegant book celebrates the joy of learning and the power of words.
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Biography + Autobiography / Historical
Series Title: Orbis Pictus Honor for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children (Awards)
Format: Library
Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Jen Bryant
Language: English
Street Date: September 15, 2014
TCIN: 16105434
UPC: 9780802853851
Item Number (DPCI): 247-21-1189
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