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The Vocabulary Builder
The Practically Painless Way to a Larger Vocabulary
Judi Kesselman-Turkel and Franklynn Peterson

Study Smart Series

The Vocabulary Builder offers entertaining crossword, fill-in-the-answer, multiple choice, and other word puzzles (with answers!) to help students learn a selection of 600 well-used but often misunderstood words.

Judi Kesselman-Turkel and Franklynn Peterson write and publish the newsletter CPA Computer Report. They have written hundreds of articles and more than twenty books including The Author’s Handbook, Good Writing, and The Magazine Writer’s Handbook. They live in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Titles currently available in the STUDY SMART series are: Spelling Simplified, Study Smarts, Test-Taking Strategies, The Grammar Crammer, Note-Taking Made Easy, Research Shortcuts, and Secrets to Writing Great Papers.

The cover of The Vocabulary Builder is yellow and blue, with an illustration of building blocks and a trowel.

March 2004
LC: 2003050149 PE
168 pp.    5 1/2 x 8

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