Favorite Spelling Resources

How to Spell Like a Champ

A very valuable book. Not only does it have lots and lots of great words, it also has tips for each language of origin, what it is like to go to the national spelling bee, puzzles, games and much much more!


Webster's 3rd New International Dictionary

Your new best friend! The official dictionary of the Scripp's National Spelling Bee. Over 2500 pages, This book has loads of tips on spelling and pronunciation and just about every word you will ever need! The newest edition includes a comprehensive dictionary of combining forms.


A fun documentary about how 6 spellers set out their daring quest to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee. You can learn lots of great words from it.

Webster's Third International Dictionary on CD-Rom

Search the official dictionary of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on CD-Rom. Want to know all the words that start with pt, gn, or mn? Want to know all the homonyms for palate, or all the words that end in -ois? This is a great way to study patterns and weird words and create lists for yourself. Comes with a year subscription to m-w.com unabridged.