Noah Webster Is Wordly Wise

Get to know a true wordsmith! Noah Webster was willing to fight for the correct use, spelling, and pronunciation of words. It is such a great story that author Tracy Maurer decided to write a book all about the man who created the first American-English language dictionary. Meet Tracy and hear her read her book "Noah Webster's Fighting Words" at Bank Street Book Store on Saturday, April 15 at 10:30 a.m. Tracy will talk about this fascinating historical figure who recognized the power of language and words -- and how to put both to good use.

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