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The official dictionary of the APA, New York Times, and Wall Street Journal is an obvious winner. One look inside will show you why its so popular. Built to last and loaded with unique features like examples, synonyms, cautions, explanations of over 12,000 Americanisms, 850+ illustrations, photos,…

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This paperback dictionary is a sensible alternative to the cumbersome tomes you may keep tucked away on your bookshelf. Covering over 40,000 words, it gets the job done in only 407 pages. And, at this price and size, it’s a practical choice to buy as a whole class set.

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While slightly more concise than the NTC hardcover edition, this softcover book by Oxford University Press is only about one-half the price, yet still covers the important aspects one expects in a Shakespeare resource.

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This collection of 6,500 metaphors is organized under 500 timely themes that range from "aloneness" to "zeal." Also includes sections on Shakespearean metaphors and common metaphors (cliches). A great source for students to tap when writing or for teachers to consult when doing lesson plans.

Our Price: $32.95

Part of the richness of the English language is its willingness to adopt and adapt words and phrases from other languages, The Facts on File Dictionary of Words and Phrases explores the roots and meanings of more than 4,000 terms and expressions we use in everyday writing and speaking. This is an…

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This 2,256-page hardcover has more than 330,000 words and definitions in large, clear type and over 1,000 illustrations. Entries include pronunciations, variant spellings, and word derivations. Provides a "New Words" section with the latest additions to the language and a "Handbook of Style."

Our Price: $39.95

…you can have Merriam-Webster quality in a trim and sleek format you can literally take with you everywhere. Cramming 40,000 terms in a book thats less than six inches long and one inch thick, this dictionary is the definition of concise. And its relevant, too, with only the most commonly-used words.

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If your students sometimes confuse words like affect and effect, apprise and apprize, arrant and errant, complimentary and complementary, you'll find this a handy desk reference. (And if your students don't confuse these pairs of words, tell us your secret!)

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Getting your class to open up a dictionary is a chore no more when Garfield is there to give you a hand. With more than 65,000 entries, this dictionary is useful for almost any classroom purpose. Your students will be going to the dictionary at every possible opportunity, thanks to Garfield's Daffy…

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…in their reading, and you struggle to explain it. You do not really understand your students' colloquialisms, nor they yours. The McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs explains more than 24,000 phrases and expressions so everyone can understand everyone else, students will…

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Youll forget youre looking at a dictionary when you open this engaging, richly illustrated volume. Covering over 2,000 symbols, with interpretations by Jung, Freud, and other eminent voices, this versatile reference book is interesting enough to be read aloud for class warm-ups or provide material…

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