The right word : Roget and his thesaurus / Jen Bryant ; Melissa Sweet.

The story of "shy young Peter Mark Roget, [for whom] books were the best companions--and it wasn't long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didn't write stories; he wrote lists. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right w...

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Main Author: Bryant, Jen, 1960- (Author)
Other Authors: Sweet, Melissa, 1956- (Illustrator)
Other title:Roget and his thesaurus.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, [2014]
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Summary:The story of "shy young Peter Mark Roget, [for whom] books were the best companions--and it wasn't long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didn't write stories; he wrote lists. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. His lists grew and grew, eventually turning into one of the most important reference books of all time"--Amazon.com.
Physical Description:1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Audience:Grades 2-5.
Awards:Robert F. Sibert Medal (2015)
Caldecott Honor (2015)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:9780802853851
0802853854