The Resource An Inconvenient Alphabet, Beth Anderson, (electronic resource)

An Inconvenient Alphabet, Beth Anderson, (electronic resource)

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An Inconvenient Alphabet
Title
An Inconvenient Alphabet
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Beth Anderson
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Language
eng
Summary
Do you ever wish English was eez-ee-yer to spell? Ben Franklin and Noah Webster did! Debut author Beth Anderson and the New York Times bestselling illustrator of I Dissent , Elizabeth Baddeley , tell the story of two patriots and their attempt to revolutionize the English alphabet. 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. Children today will be delighted to learn that when they "sound out" words, they are doing eg-zakt-lee what Ben and Noah wanted
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Anderson, Beth
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Baddeley, Elizabeth
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Reference
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An Inconvenient Alphabet, Beth Anderson, (electronic resource)
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online
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9781534405561
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859B956B-0A06-475C-BB22-F67972671CA2
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Label
An Inconvenient Alphabet, Beth Anderson, (electronic resource)
Link
http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHAAAAA2l/products/859b956b-0a06-475c-bb22-f67972671ca2
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781534405561
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
859B956B-0A06-475C-BB22-F67972671CA2
System details
Adobe EPUB eBook

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