Noah Webster and his words
Source:Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Boston, p.32 (2012)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PE64 .W5 F47 2012
Keywords:1758-1843--Juvenile literature, Educators--United States--Biography--Juvenile literature, Encyclopedias and dictionaries--Juvenile literature, Lexicographers--United States--Biography--Juvenile literature, Noah, Webster, Webster, Noah, 1758-1843--Juvenile literature
Summary: A portrait of the man who wrote the first U.S. dictionary traces his youth as a bookish Connecticut farm boy and his twenty-year effort to write the all-American dictionary that was published in 1828 when he was seventy years old.