Revised & updated edition! An updated edition of the essential dictionary for children grades 3-5, ages 8-11. A perfect resource for School or home with more than 36, 000 entries. Definitions are enriched with nearly 1, 300 quotes from classic & contemporary children’s literature. Updated to include new vocabulary from a variety of fields, such as alternative energy, social media, and stem. 250 Word history paragraphs & 120 synonym paragraphs. More than 900 vibrant, colorful illustrations, photographs, and diagrams. A great study aid for students building vocabulary.