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The Jungle Book Glossary of Hard-to-Find Words


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Age Range:
11-13 years

Product Description

Originally written for 7th grade readers, this is nevertheless a useful companion glossary for anyone reading or teaching The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling.  This is a comprehensive glossary of the history, languages and customs of Indian jungle life as represented in the stories of The Jungle Book, Book 1.  There are over 100 entries including English words, historical terms, Indian language words and more that can’t commonly be found in a 7th grade student’s dictionary.  To accommodate the different editions of The Jungle Book, words are listed by chapter in the order they appear in the book with an alphabetical index in the back.   Included in the introduction is a brief essay to assist readers in understanding the overall context of the story.