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Noah Webster and His Words

Noah Webster and His Words - Jeri Chase Ferris, Vincent X. Kirsch This book barely made it in under the wire, but I'm happy it did arrive in time for me to read it for the Cybils. The charm of this book is the novel way Ferris tells Webster's story, using big words that are written like dictionary entries. Absolutely capĀ·tiĀ·vating [kap-tuh-veyt] 1. to attract and hold the attention or interest of, as by beauty or excellence; enchant.