Idioms

 
 
 

Is it raining cats and dogs today? Have you ever chewed the fat or pushed the envelope? You use idioms all the time, but have you ever wondered where they come from or what they mean? In this series, learn the meanings and origins of these and many other shocking, bizarre, compelling, intriguing, and unbelievable phrases. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Individual Titles

Title   ATOS Format Qty
Idioms (6 titles)
The Bizarre Origins of Kangaroo Court and Other Idioms
The Compelling Histories of Long Arm of the Law and Other Idioms
The Over-the-Top Histories of Chew the Scenery and Other Idioms
The Shocking Stories Behind Lightning in a Bottle and Other Idioms
The Thrilling Sources of Push the Envelope and Other Idioms
The Unbelievable Origins of Snake Oil and Other Idioms
  • New! Spring 2017
  • New! Fall 2016

Details

Specifications

  • Graphics: Full-color illustrations
  • Reinforced book (9781503824096): 8 x 9.5, © 2013
  • Hosted ebook (9781503824287): 8 x 9.5, © 2013
  • Subject: Language Arts
  • Series: Idioms

Leveling

  • Suggested Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Suggested Reading Level: Grade 4

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