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Get to Know a True Wordsmith in "Noah Webster's Fighting Words"
Hear "Noah Webster's Fighting Words" read by its author Tracy Maurer at Bank Street Book Store on Saturday, April 15 at 10:30 a.m. Tracy researched this historical figure from America's past to discover how he created the first American-English language dictionary -- and how he never stopped editing and polishing words and phrases, including his own! Kids from six to ten years old will find out about Webster and his times, especially how he influenced the thinking and opinions of the day. Join us to hear how Webster left us with a better understanding of linguistics and lexicon (words Webster loved!).