The New First Dictionary of Cultural Literacy: What Your Child Needs to Know by E. D. Hirsch Professor of English

The New First Dictionary of Cultural Literacy: What Your Child Needs to Know

Book Title: The New First Dictionary of Cultural Literacy: What Your Child Needs to Know

Publisher: Mariner Books

ISBN: 0618408533

Release Date: 2004-08-30

Author: E. D. Hirsch Professor of English


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E. D. Hirsch Professor of English with The New First Dictionary of Cultural Literacy: What Your Child Needs to Know

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Fully updated for the twenty-first century, The New First Dictionary of Cultural Literacy lists essential facts in twenty-one subject areas to promote successful learning in kids.

 

Child education expert E. D. Hirsch Jr. cuts through the wealth of information available today to highlight terms that a child should be familiar with by the end of sixth grade. With nearly 3,000 concise definitions and including 250 new entries (like Harry Potter, centaurs, northern lights, and World Series), this popular sourcebook makes it easy for children to become literate in mythology, literature, U.S. history, science and technology, and more.