Children’s Dictionary


  • Over 25,000 entries are defined in age-appropriate, contemporary language with more than 16,000 example sentences
  • More than 2,000 new words and senses that cover the complete range of subjects
  • Over 1,500 full-color photographs and drawings
  • Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-12

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SKU: AH-9781328787354 Categories: ,

A brand new edition of our superb dictionary for children in grades 3-6 (ages 8-12), with age-appropriate vocabulary, easy-to-understand definitions, lively example sentences, and delightful color images.

The American Heritage® Children’s Dictionary has been completely revised, updated, and redesigned for a brand-new edition, ensuring that this title remains fresh and current while providing the visual appeal needed to captivate young readers. For this brand-new edition, every definition has been reviewed, and hundreds of new senses and new words and definitions—ranging from android to vegan—have been added. This edition includes a brand-new feature, Writers Choose Their Words. Nearly 100 new note boxes throughout the A-Z text highlight quotations selected from popular and classic young adult and children’s literature and show key vocabulary words in context. With entries written in easy-to-understand language, an abundance of example sentences that provide greater context, and stunning full-color illustrations, this engaging reference brings words to life and enhances the child’s learning experience.

Weight4.3 lbs
Dimensions10.27 × 8.38 × 1.6 in
Suggested Age

8+ years

Common Use

Child: Elementary to Middle School

Safety Warning

None Known