Perfect for elementary students that are transitioning from more picture-centered children's dictionaries into adult, text-focused dictionaries! Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary features 36,000 entries with clear definitions, usage examples, and quotes; many are highlighted with illustrations, photographs, and diagrams. Word history side-boxes, pronunciation notes, and cross-references provide additional information. Newly revised, this updated edition features new words from the fields of science and technology with quotes derived from classic children's literature. 824 pages with geographical notes, maps, and a writers guide in the back. Hardcover. Elementary Grades. Updated and Expanded edition. Slightly Imperfect.