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The American Heritage® First Dictionary
by Editors of The American Heritage® Dictionaries

First Dictionary
Containing more than 1,800 of the words most frequently used by six- and seven-year-olds, The American Heritage® First Dictionary provides complete definitions for every word, sample sentences that clarify meaning, and inflected forms. More than 600 colorful photos and drawings enhance the entries. The Phonics and Spelling Guide helps children develop solid spelling and reading skills.


Awards:

1999 Parents' Choice Silver Award



Key Features:

• Full-sentence definitions
• Inflected forms used in context
• Entry words are in color and easy to find
• Numbered definitions for different meanings of a word
• Guide words help in locating entries
• Example sentences
• Irregular inflected forms listed at the end of the entry



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Sample Entry:

picnic A picnic is a meal that people eat outside. Ants like picnics as much as people do.

rain 1. Rain is water that falls in drops from clouds. Plants need rain to grow. 2. To rain means to fall as drops of water. When it rains, everything gets wet.

yo-yo A yo-yo is a kind of toy. It is made of a piece of string tied between two round pieces. The yo-yo goes up and down on the string. Some people can do tricks with yo-yos.