With more than 4,000 main entries and 36,000 synonyms, this easy-to-use thesaurus helps children in grades 3 through 7 make the best word choice to suit their meaning and enliven their writing. It also has thousands of example sentences, and is the perfect tool for building a rich vocabulary. A Parts of Speech table explains, in simple language, how words in the thesaurus are classified according to their function in a sentence. And, synonyms are divided into bolded "best choices" and "other choices" categories based on the accompanying sentences to give students a useful model for thinking analytically and choosing the best word according to context. Also, kids will enjoy more than 150 full-color photographs on brightly designed pages. Recommended for ages 8 to 12.
Customer Reviews for American Heritage Children's Thesaurus 2006