Skip to main content
SEARCHWORKS (SU CATALOG) | DATABASES | E-JOURNALS | SUL HOME | GSE | SU HOME

Noah Webster and his words

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Boston, p.32 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PE64 .W5 F47 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/10102000

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

Abstract:

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.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Ages 6-9