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An inconvenient alphabet : Ben Franklin & Noah Webster's spelling revolution

By: Anderson, Beth.
Contributor(s): Baddeley, Elizabeth [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2018]Copyright date: copyright 2018Edition: First edition.Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781534405554 (hardcover) :.Subject(s): Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Juvenile literature | Webster, Noah, 1758-1843 -- Juvenile literature | Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 | Webster, Noah, 1758-1843 | Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 | Webster, Noah, 1758-1843 | Americanisms -- Juvenile literature | English language -- United States -- Orthography and spelling -- Juvenile literature | Spelling reform -- Juvenile literature | Americanisms | English language -- United States -- Orthography and spelling | Spelling reform | Americanisms | English language -- United States -- Spelling | Spelling reformDDC classification: 428.13 | B Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)Summary: Details the origins of Noah Webster's first American English dictionary and the struggles of Webster and Ben Franklin to help unify the new country through language in the 1780s.
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"A Paula Wiseman Book."

Includes bibliographical references.

Junior Library Guild

Details the origins of Noah Webster's first American English dictionary and the struggles of Webster and Ben Franklin to help unify the new country through language in the 1780s.

Ages 7-11.

Grades 2-6.

A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)

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