The Weighty Word Book

December 8, 2020
The Weighty Word Book

"[The Weighty Word Book] will appeal to kids who wantto sound as smart as they are. It offers a clever, funny way tointroduce new words into the vocabulary. . . . There's one word forevery letter of the alphabet—wait until you see what they do withdogmatic, juxtapose and zealot."—The Gazette (ColoradoSprings, Colorado)"Each of these twenty-six short stories takes an elaborate,circuitous path that leads to a 'weighty' one-word punch line. . .. It's a creative and humorous approach to vocabulary building, anda natural lead in to having students create their own tall taleswith multisyllabic conclusions."—School LibraryJournal