The next step in refining language skills, this fully revised illustrated dictionary focuses on the needs of students in grades 6-8. Expanded word coverage and more advanced dictionary features are presented in ways to help students ages 11-14 read, write, and speak effectively.
* Nearly 70,000 entries including new words and definitions from the fields of science, technology, entertainment, and health
* More than 22,000 usage examples
* More than 1,000 illustrations
* Abundant word history paragraphs and synonym paragraphs