Learn the difference between a plant and a mushroom, peed inside a tropical cyclone, or see all of the parts of a castle with this indispensable new reference.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
This "visual dictionary incorporates more than 12,000 terms into over 2,000 ... full-color illustrations, organized by subject, from all aspects of life. The book is divided into 10 chapters and covers 350 topics from a wide variety of fields, including astronomy, clothing, music, food and kitchen, transportation, weather, sports and games, and travel"--Publisher marketing.
Contains 2,600 detailed illustrations labeled with 9,500 English, Spanish, French, German, and Italian terms, organized by subject, such as the human being, arts and architecture, sports and games, and science and energy.
Merriam - Webster's Visual Dictionary contains more than 20,000 definitions , divided into 17 subject areas and 94 specific themes ranging from Aeronautics and Astronomy to Transport and Machinery and Sports and Games .
Author: Shannon Graff Hysell
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
For the past three decades, ARBA has kept librarians up to date on the latest reference materials by providing high-quality, critical reviews. The 2007 edition of ARBA continues this great tradition by providing users with access to 1,600-plus reviews of both print and online resources, written by more than 400 academic, public, and school librarians who are experts in their field. With coverage of nearly 500 subject disciplines, ranging from the social sciences and humanities to science and technology, users are guaranteed to find information on the latest resources available in the areas they are most trying to expand their collection. With ARBA in hand, collection development librarians can manage their library's high standards of quality, and make the best use of their budget.