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The right word : Roget and his thesaurus / Jen Bryant, Melissa Sweet.

Bryant, Jennifer, author. (Author). Sweet, Melissa, 1956- illustrator. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 69 of 78 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 78 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch ET 409.2 BRY (Text) 34207001897884 JNET Available -
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron jB ROG (Text) 75253000051919 Young Hoosiers Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 409.2 BRYANT (Text) 34706001507849 Young Hoosiers Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 409.2 BRYANT (Text) 34706001507856 Young Hoosiers Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main JUV 409.2 BRY (Text) 36803000941927 NONFIC-J Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Eastern Branch JUV 409.2 BRY (Text) 36804000253222 NONFIC-J Available -
Brookston Prairie Twp PL - Brookston J 921 ROG (Text) 38209000835333 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Butler PL - Butler J 921 ROGET (Text) 73174005024873 Childrens: Nonfiction Available -
Camden-Jackson Twp PL - Camden J 921 ROG (Text) 74082000019074 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola JB ROGET (Text) 33118000166882 Children: Biography Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780802853851
  • ISBN: 0802853854
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Grand Rapids Michigan : Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: The story of "shy young Peter Mark Roget, [for whom] books were the best companions--and it wasn't long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didn't write stories; he wrote lists. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. His lists grew and grew, eventually turning into one of the most important reference books of all time"--Amazon.com.
Target Audience Note: 590 Lexile.
Awards Note: Caldecott Honor, 2015
Sibert award winner, 2015
Young Hoosier Book Intermediate Grades 4-6 Award nominee, 2016-2017
Subject: Roget, Peter Mark, 1779-1869 > Juvenile literature.
Roget, Peter Mark, 1779-1869. Thesaurus of English words and phrases > Juvenile literature.
Lexicographers > Great Britain > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Philologists > Great Britain > Biography > Juvenile literature.

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