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An inconvenient alphabet : Ben Franklin & Noah Webster's spelling revolution, written by Beth Anderson ; illustrated by Elizabeth Baddeley

Label
An inconvenient alphabet : Ben Franklin & Noah Webster's spelling revolution
Title
An inconvenient alphabet
Title remainder
Ben Franklin & Noah Webster's spelling revolution
Statement of responsibility
written by Beth Anderson ; illustrated by Elizabeth Baddeley
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Once upon a revolutionary time, two great American patriots tried to make life easier. They knew how hard it was to spell words in English. They knew that sounds didn't match letters. They knew that the problem was an inconvenient English alphabet. In 1786, Ben Franklin, at age eighty, and Noah Webster, twenty-eight, teamed up. Their goal? Make English easier to read and write. But even for great thinkers, what seems easy can turn out to be hard
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Anderson, Beth
Dewey number
428.1/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PE2817
LC item number
.A53 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Baddeley, Elizabeth
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Webster, Noah
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Webster, Noah
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • English language
  • Americanisms
  • Spelling reform
  • English language
  • Spelling reform
  • Americanisms
Target audience
juvenile
Label
An inconvenient alphabet : Ben Franklin & Noah Webster's spelling revolution, written by Beth Anderson ; illustrated by Elizabeth Baddeley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Paula Wiseman book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781534405554
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017061223
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1051772686
  • 1821023
  • 1856780
  • 1856780
Label
An inconvenient alphabet : Ben Franklin & Noah Webster's spelling revolution, written by Beth Anderson ; illustrated by Elizabeth Baddeley
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Paula Wiseman book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781534405554
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017061223
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1051772686
  • 1821023
  • 1856780
  • 1856780

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