Children who are scared that they are weird or might never be loved can look to Roget and take comfort. It seems like a really delightful book, that will arouse a kid's interest in words, or make a kid into a confirmed word lover. I should read this again, and savor the book more. This picture book will leave readers grasping for words to describe their reaction. I love the way that Bryant and Sweet work together to introduce the idea, not only of synonyms but also of classification to young people. Other titles include Pieces. The Right Word Roget and His Thesaurus (Book) : Bryant, Jen : The story of "shy young Peter Mark Roget, [for whom] books were the best companions--and it wasn't long before Peter began writing his own book. The illustrations and end papers in this picture book are stunning. I read it very quickly when it came through Catalog at the library for processing. It is amazing how much information Bryan. For shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions, and it wasn’t long before Peter began writing his own book. The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus AUTHOR: Jen Bryant PUBLISHER: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers COPYRIGHT DATE: 2014 GENRE: Biography LEXILE: … 2 0 obj The Right Word: Roget And His Thesaurus ISBN-10: 0802853854 ISBN-13: 9780802853851 Author: Bryant, Jen Illustrated by: Sweet, Melissa Interest Level: K-3 Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company Page Count But in the meantime, I'm really enthusiastic. Find books like The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus from the world’s largest community of readers. endobj A marvelous picture book biography about shy Peter Mark Roget, who loved words and loved order… and changed the world with his own combination … Bryant and Sweet have something going on here! It's subtle messaging, but it's so well done that I have to think it was intentional. Refresh and try again. Melissa's mixed-media collages are eye-opening, eye-catching, stupendous, marvelous, ingenious, creative, etc., etc. filled with joy, wonder, and inspiration -- this beautiful book about words is nearly leaving me at a loss of words. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. If there were any book DESIGNED to delight the wordhounds, the crossword puzzlers, the librarians, Joseph Cornell fans and Adrian Belew AT THE SAME TIME, THIS IS IT. I wonder if Roget was OCD? 1 0 obj November 2014 ISBN 978-0-8028-5385-1 Most kids will encounter a thesaurus at sometime in their education, and Bryant encourages a sense of wonder Texas Bluebonnet Award interview with Jen Bryant, author of The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus. His lists grew and grew, eventually turning into one of the most important reference books of all time THE RIGHT WORD: Roget And His Thesaurus ISBN%978–0–8028–5385–1% Written by Jen Bryant Pictures by Melissa Sweet Eerdmans Books for Young Readers A!JUNIOR!LIBRARY!GUILD!SELECTION!!!!! Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers. Or unhappy. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Now I want to see an original copy of Roget's Thesaurus. His Thesaurus , published in 1852 and nurtured by his descendants, has never gone out of print. Amazon配送商品ならThe Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus (Orbis Pictus Honor for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children (Awards))が通常配送無料。更にAmazonならポイント還元本が多数。Bryant, Jen, Sweet, Melissa作品ほか、お What I will add is that this book does a beautiful job of quietly assuring children that it's perfectly okay if they're a little different or even obsessive. This is an informational picture book of how Peter Roget came to the idea of creating a thesaurus, a lifelong endeavor and one that started at a very early age. It was named a Caldecott Honor book for excellence in illustration and won the Sibert Medal for excellence in children's nonfiction. His lists grew and grew, eventually turning into one of the most important reference books of all time. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. %���� The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus Jen Bryant, author Melissa Sweet, illustrator Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2140 Oak Industrial Dr. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 9780802853851, $17.50, www.eerdmans BIBLIOGRAPHY Bryant, Jen. It has gorgeously detailed illustrations, an inspiring story, a historical timeline and even a reference section. /F0Q�L"��`��d6�$ ݕ�E|�l���x�)�Ų�]H���w�E6/�W��E�>�|��aE��'�@�k�./0����%�)iC�x����͆5x�K�w�k���R*=���>6���w ������n���|�w�ve��W+Kd�ﲺ�6mP���5�X4]��ɪj��Y�. Great book but one thing, is this story ENTIRELY true? He was really obsessed with putting things in order using lists, and this included synonyms, which he later turned into his famous thesaurus. This informational picture book would be great for introducing students to the joy of being curious about words, motivating students to be a collector of words, and selecting just the right word to communicate ide. Sweet's artwork keeps the story light and friendly, but allows readers to return, digging deeper each time. "The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus is a fabulous illustrated junior biography, celebrating the richness and power of words, and the wonderful story of the man who organized and listed words to make them accessible to all Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Or disenchanted. Finding the right word to express precisely how we feel or what we want to say is something with which every writer has struggled. Through the years his lists of words grew and in 1852 with his children’s encouragement he published his Thesaurus, (Greek for Treasure House), organized so that anyone-doctor, lawyer, cobbler, or factory worker-could find the right word when they needed it. Let's just slap a Caldecott on this and call it day, shall we? This book is for anyone who loves words or making lists, or learning about inspiring people. Beautifully drawn pages make this interesting little book for children on the life of Peter Roget and his Thesaurus. I just can't wait to share it with students and see what they think of it. <> Melissa's mixed-media collages are eye-opening, eye-catching, stupendous, marvelous, ingenious, creative, etc., etc. The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus Jen Bryant, illus. At age 8, Roget began writing his first book, simply titled Peter, Mark, Roget.Peter, Mark, Roget. The illustrations and end papers in this picture book are stunning. Word lists, timelines, collages, information galore, and fact-filled illustrations. The book has a very busy look to it, much like a scrapbook or a journal. When it is so easy to go to the internet and find a whole list of words for synonyms or antonyms it is difficult to understand the importance of this work at times. Thesaurus is Greek for treasure house. His family moved often and he was shy Sweet's illustrations are pretty wonderful as usual. The simplicity of the story is an interesting comparison with the complexity of his work. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. <> Although I often found the version of Roget's Thesaurus that I used in middle grades to be cumbersome, once I figured out how to navigate it, I found it intriguing. I won't repeat everything all the other reviewers have said. Fantastic, extraordinary, magnificent, terrific, wonderful, and many other synonyms of which I can not think right now! Although I am not sure this book is as much for kids as it is for adults it was fascinating to read the hows and whys Peter Mark Roget pronounced "ROH ZHAY" came to be the author of Roget's Thesaurus. This book should be considered for a Sibert mention, or perhaps a Caldecott mention. Kjg�I� Well, narratively and with this I of course mean from an entirely textual point of view, Jennifer Fisher Bryant's The Right Word: Roget and his Thesaurus truly is an absolutely perfect junior level biographical introduction to both the life and times of Peter Mark Roget and his famous (still now in use and also having been globally imitated for many languages other than English) thesaurus. Start by marking “The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus” as Want to Read: Error rating book. I wish Bryant had showed people how to use a traditional thesaurus but I realize that was more than could be expected for this age level. “The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus is a fabulous illustrated junior biography, celebrating the richness and power of words, and the wonderful story of the man who organized and listed words to make them accessible to all SCBWI Golden Kite Award for Picture Book Illustration (2015), Keystone to Reading Book Award Nominee for Intermediate (2016), Kirkus Prize Nominee for Young Readers' Literature (Finalist) (2014). Many of her illustrations invo. To see what your friends thought of this book. I grabbed this when it was on the new display at my library, and loved it then... and loved this reread for the Caldecott club, too. ISBN … Michigan: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2014. This is an informational picture book of how Peter Roget came to the idea of creating a thesaurus, a lifelong endeavor and one that started at a very early age. The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus. It seems like a really delightful book, that will arouse a kid's interest in words, or make a kid into a confirmed word lover. 4 0 obj Jen Bryant and Melissa Sweet do it again. Title: The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus Author: Jen Byrant Illustrator: Melissa Sweet Publisher & Year of Publication: Eerdman, 2014 Genre: Biography Recommended Audience: Ages 8-11 Summary: The book is a biography of Peter Mark Roget. For shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions -- and it wasn’t long before Peter began writing his own book. But I'm in the minority on this one. "Words, Peter learned, were powerful things.". I started out worried that the style was too much the same as, Fantastic, extraordinary, magnificent, terrific, wonderful, and many other synonyms of which I can not think right now! endobj I read it very quickly when it came through Catalog at the library for processing. I can relate to this guy, as I'm a listy person myself. But in the meantime, I'm really enthusiastic. Once past the surprise, I found “The Right Word” an enchanting, gorgeous little book, and I was absolutely. I appreciate how the illustrations are so *full* ... they give me the impression of the artist trying to find just the 'right image,' in a way. Roget lectured, invented (the slide rule and the pocket chess set) and, inspired by the publication of several contemporary, inferior books of lists, returned to his own. Ill. by Melissa Sweet. For someone who uses a thesaurus incessantly, I was shocked to realize how little I knew of Peter Mark Roget. Another word for genre. She used different sorts of papers, leather book binding materials, watercolors, ink, and pencil. I want to know more about him after reading this book. Great kids' book. The Right Word is just the right discovery! A dark secret spans several... For shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions -- and it wasn’t long before Peter began writing his own book. WOOOOOOOOOOW. Starting and ending with the intricately designed endpapers, this picture book sheds light on that most intriguing of individuals, Peter Mark Roget, who created and published a thesaurus in 1852 that has remained in print since that time. Welcome back. Not only is the text lively, with every word chosen carefully--no surprise when one considers the book's subject--but the watercolor, collage, and mixed media illustrations are splendid. She did a remarkable job of making an abstract idea -- an introverted child who loved making lists and categories -- into a vibrant, visually arresting story. What a dynamic duo they are when it comes to creating picture book biographies. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. This book is fascinating, interesting absorbing, wait, Mr. Roget I need more words here! See all 3 questions about The Right Word…, A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams, Readers' Most Anticipated Books of January. 2014. A simple, easy-to-access biography of Peter Roget, with a perfect kaleidoscope of curio-cabinet, collage illustrations by Melissa Sweet. New this month: Scandal rocks an elite British boarding school in The Divines. New books! Goodreads members who liked The Right Word: Roget … The Thesaurus was published for the first time in 1852. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. For shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions -- and it wasn’t long before Peter began writing his own book. Well, narratively and with this I of course mean from an entirely textual point of view, Jennifer Fisher Bryant's. 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I learned that thesaurus means 'treasure house' in Greek. September 15th 2014 This won the Sibert Award as well as being a Caldecott Honor Award winner and well deserved! But he didn’t write stories; he wrote lists. Her biographical picture book: A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams, illustrated by Melissa Sweet,received a Caldecott Honor award and her historical novel in verse RINGSIDE 1925: Views from the Scopes Trial is an Oprah Recommended Book for ages 12 & up. But, he didn’t write stories; he wrote lists. This informational picture book would be great for introducing students to the joy of being curious about words, motivating students to be a collector of words, and selecting just the right word to communicate ideas. The value of Roget’s word lists—and their organization—is made clear through storytelling: “If only all the ideas in the world could be found in one place.” Stunning and playful illustrations convey story and complex ideas with comic-style layouts, intricate still … Sweet's illustrations are pretty wonderful as usual. I am glad I learned about Peter Mark Roget. I should read this again, and savor the book more. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. I learned that thesaurus means 'treasure house' in Greek. It seems so easy now. Beautifully illustrated, it still conveys the power of words. Some illustrations are set in frames or panels. It also covers his career as a doctor, inventor, scientist and lover of lists. Stunning, remarkable, extraordinary, staggering, incredible, outstanding, amazing, astonishing, marvelous, phenomenal, splendid. The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus.Ill by Melissa Sweet. by Melissa Sweet. I had no idea what an interesting person Roget was. Finding the right word to express precisely how we feel or what we want to say is something with which every writer has struggled. This is the third biography in their collaboration, and I look forward to the next one. We've all used a Roget's Thesaurus, and this book tells the story behind Mr. Roget. Bibliography: Bryant, Jen. The Right Word Roget and His Thesaurus (Book) : Bryant, Jennifer : The story of "shy young Peter Mark Roget, [for whom] books were the best companions--and it wasn't long before Peter began writing his own book. 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