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trade book

n.
A book published for distribution to the general public through booksellers.

trade book

or

trade edition

n
(Journalism & Publishing) an ordinary edition of a book sold in the normal way in shops, as opposed to a de luxe or mail-order edition

trade′ book`


n.
a book of general interest available through an ordinary book dealer, as distinguished from a limited-edition book or textbook.
[1940–45]
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Noun1.trade book - a book intended for general readershiptrade book - a book intended for general readership
book - a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics"
best seller, bestseller - a book that has had a large and rapid sale
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Today, Arbordale is celebrating five books named to the prestigious Outstanding Science Trade Books list - a joint project of the National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Book Council.
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Each lesson features two trade books and two activities, one for K-3 and one for grades four through six, and they are related to the categories of engineering, technology, and applications of science; physical science; life science; and Earth and space science.
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They discuss national standards related to inquiry-based science, its importance, and the use of language and literacy to improve student engagement and learning, followed by ways to integrate language analysis, reading and writing strategy instruction, and quality trade books into the classroom.
Of the seven text types, trade books had the highest Lexiles, while historical textbooks had the lowest.
Science trade books can be a wonderful addition to conducting inquiry in the classroom, and can facilitate the inquiry process, provide accurate science content, and motivate applications to new topics.
Under the terms of the new agreement, John Cerullo, former Amadeus and Limelight publisher, will become the group publisher of the Manhattan-based Hal Leonard trade book division, and be directly responsible for the development and expansion of Amadeus Press, Limelight Editions and Hal Leonard trade books.
Consumer demand in the US for general trade books remained steady in 2003 compared to the previous year, according to Ipsos-Insight's ongoing tracking service Ipsos BookTrends.
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American Lawyer Media (New York) is in the process of launching a line of trade books for consumers and professionals.
Belinda Rochelle, author of When Jo Louis Won the Title (Houghton Mifflin, 1996), Witnesses to Freedom: Young People Who Fought for Civil Rights (Viking Penguin, 1997) and Jewels (Dutton, 1997) (the latter two were named Notable Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies), touches on a number of themes through the boundless African American art and poetry in this collection.