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  • n. Plural form of schoolbook.

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Examples

  • There was a post a week or so ago about whether the Texas Board was right to have Hayek included in schoolbooks along with other econ greats.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Thanks, Google:

  • Poems and songs and stories of such childhoods abound in schoolbooks of the 19th century.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Not surprisingly, a great many of the most egregious historical errors in Asian schoolbooks stem from these countries 'authoritarian beginnings.

    At War With History

  • The village was at the origin of a rebellion against the British during the opium wars in 1841 (a story that is taught in Chinese schoolbooks), and by 1999 it was at the epicenter of an epidemic of crime and drug addiction, to say nothing of SARS, which struck southern China with its greatest intensity in

    GreenCine Daily

  • This has resulted in schoolbooks which teachers think children like, but in fact they don’t understand or like.

    C is for Coursebook (by Lindsay Clandfield) « An A-Z of ELT

  • It may not produce as much oxygen as before, but it isn't a barren wasteland that gets printed so neatly in schoolbooks.

    warming-gate

  • TUCKER: They're making progress on his loans, though they've had to skip payments for expenses such as schoolbooks and medical care.

    CNN Transcript Oct 21, 2006

  • And in Namibia, diamonds are reportedly helping to bring real improvement, such as schoolbooks and electricity, to the people.

    CNN Transcript Dec 9, 2006

  • He talked very early, and walked instead of crawled … ') … The America of the schoolbooks was a realm of lonely but invigorating adventure, where poor farm-boys grew up to be President; land of the brave, the true, and the clean, where a beckoning star stood permanently above the western horizon and poverty and ill-health were mere tests of one's American mettle.

    Vulpes Libris

  • And they were no different, except for skin color, than the heroes of schoolbooks that white children all over the United States were forced to read.

    A Renegade History of the United States

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