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The Weighty Word Book
by Paul M. Levitt and Douglas A. Burger and Elissa S. Guralnick and Janet Stevens


Overview - " "The Weighty Word Book"] will appeal to kids who want to sound as smart as they are. It offers a clever, funny way to introduce new words into the vocabulary. . . . There's one word for every letter of the alphabet--wait until you see what they do with dogmatic, juxtapose and zealot."--"The Gazette" (Colorado Springs, Colorado)
"Each of these twenty-six short stories takes an elaborate, circuitous path that leads to a 'weighty' one-word punch line.
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More About The Weighty Word Book by Paul M. Levitt; Douglas A. Burger; Elissa S. Guralnick; Janet Stevens
 
 
 
Overview
" "The Weighty Word Book"] will appeal to kids who want to sound as smart as they are. It offers a clever, funny way to introduce new words into the vocabulary. . . . There's one word for every letter of the alphabet--wait until you see what they do with dogmatic, juxtapose and zealot."--"The Gazette" (Colorado Springs, Colorado)
"Each of these twenty-six short stories takes an elaborate, circuitous path that leads to a 'weighty' one-word punch line. . . . It's a creative and humorous approach to vocabulary building, and a natural lead in to having students create their own tall tales with multisyllabic conclusions."--"School Library Journal"
Ages 9 and up.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780826345554
  • ISBN-10: 0826345557
  • Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
  • Publish Date: March 2009
  • Page Count: 91
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-12
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 9.2 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds


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