Children's Illustrated Dictionary

Author: John McIlwain

Publisher: DK Canada

ISBN:

Category: English language

Page: 256

View: 851

Now revised and updated with all-new photography and listings, this illustrated book combines words and images to help young Canadian readers with their vocabulary and reading skills. This colourful junior dictionary includes over 12,000 word entries with Canadian spellings and pronunciations, explained through clear definitions and examples of usage. + Includes over 2500 photographs + Features metric measurements as well as Canadian abbreviations

Canadian Children's Dictionary

Author: Houghton Mifflin Company

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Canada

ISBN:

Category: English language

Page: 816

View: 402

Dictionary of Children's Fiction from Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, and Selected African Countries

Books of Recognized Merit

Author: Alethea Helbig

Publisher: Greenwood

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 583

View: 672

This dictionary offers comprehensive coverage in 726 entries concerned with the "other" English literature, comprising 263 works of fiction by 164 authors from Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, and selected African nations. Entries on books include bibliographical data, plot summaries, settings and characters, and critical assessments. Biographical entries on authors note other writings and comment on influences, artistry, and critical recognition. There are additional entries on outstanding characters, memorable settings, and key motifs.

My First Canadian Oxford Dictionary

Author: Evelyn Goldsmith

Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press

ISBN:

Category: English language

Page: 128

View: 124

This is an early alphabetical dictionary for children aged five and upwards. With simple definitions and bright colourful illustrations, it covers approximately 1500 words and includes many common Canadianisms. Each entry features a simple definition written in a full sentence. Example sentences reinforce the meaning and help to place the word in context. With over 550 bright colourful illustrations this resource will appeal to young readers aged five and up. Every page includes the whole alphabet toencourage reference skills. Special topic sections at the back provide additional help with shapes, colours, opposites, animals, the human body, transportation, and Canada's provinces and territories. Using the research of the Canadian Oxford Dictionary Department the Canadian co-editors have included over a dozen distinct Canadian words and senses. In addition all spellings reflect current Canadian usage. For young readers aged five and upward, this is the perfect first dictionary to help build essential dictionary and reference skills. reinforce

The Canadian Dictionary of ASL

Author: Carole Sue Bailey

Publisher: University of Alberta

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 840

View: 347

The Canadian Dictionary of ASL offers clear illustrations and sign descriptions alongside English definitions, making it a valuable reference for Deaf and hearing users alike. Features of the Dictionary include: easy-to-understand illustrations for every sign; specific written instructions for forming the sign; definitions, parts of speech, usage notes; tips on how to use the signs in visual conversation; and regional variations of signs. Separate sections are included on: fingerspelling, ASL handshapes, numbers, pronouns, time concepts, and geographic place names.

Children's Illustrated Dictionary Canadian

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: English language

Page: 256

View: 723

A classic-fully revised and updated The "Children's Illustrated Dictionary" brings words and images together, making it fun and easy for young readers to improve their vocabulary and reading skills.

Dictionary of Canadian Biography

Author: George W. Brown

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 1295

View: 928

Internet version contains all the information in the 14 volume print and CD-ROM versions; fully searchable by keyword or by browsing the name index.

Reference Sources for Canadian Literary Studies

Author: Joseph Jones

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 464

View: 850

Reference Sources for Canadian Literary Studies offers the first full-scale bibliography of writing on and in the field of Canadian literary studies. Approximately one thousand annotated entries are arranged by reference genre, with sub-groupings related to literary genre.

Student's Oxford Canadian Dictionary

Author: Heather Fitzgerald

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: English language

Page: 1286

View: 202

Providing all the authority of The Canadian Oxford Dictionary in a user-friendly student's edition, The Student's Oxford Canadian Dictionary, Second Edition continues with the highly set standard of excellence for Canadian resources. Building on the successful first edition, this dictionary is suitable for ages 14 and over, contains over 185,000 words, phrases, and definitions with 2,000+ uniquely Canadian words and senses, and over 27,000 illustrative examples.

Collins My First Canadian Dictionary

Author: Collins

Publisher: Collins

ISBN:

Category: English language

Page: 160

View: 849

Collins My First Canadian Dictionary is the ideal introduction to alphabetic dictionaries for children aged 5 to 7. The definitions use simple, full sentences that reflect the child's experience of the world, and the attractive contemporary artwork helps to make learning easy and fun. My First Canadian Dictionary offers help to children in learning the alphabet, English spelling, and new words. With the alphabet at the edge of every page, and each letter a different color, it is easy for children to learn how to recognize different letters, look words up and find out how to spell them. The artwork, which makes the dictionary look fun and appealing, makes it easier for children to understand what words mean, while example sentences show how the words can be used. The simple grammatical labels provided introduce children to different types of English words. Simple, fun and easy-to-use, this is the perfect dictionary for any child starting school.

Dictionary of Canadian Biography

Author: Francess G. Halpenny

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 1088

View: 649

These biographies of Canadians are arranged chronologically by date of death. Entries in each volume are listed alphabetically, with bibliographies of source material and an index to names.

Webster's II Children's Dictionary

Author:

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 798

View: 239

A dictionary for elementary school students featuring word histories, synonym paragraphs, a spelling table, and a reference appendix with maps and tables.

Dictionary of American Children's Fiction, 1995-1999

Books of Recognized Merit

Author: Alethea Helbig

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 614

View: 754

Contains author, title, and character entries for various award winning books.