This extensive book list has collected some of the best and brightest children's books for elementary school students on a range of topics. Organized by subject and then grade according to the "core curriculum" guidelines, entries contain information on topics covered, style of writing, illustrations, and sometimes chapter names. Ordering information is also included, with catalog names and addresses. 361 pages, softcover, indexed.
E. D. Hirsch, Jr., is an emeritus professor at the University of Virginia and the author of The Knowledge Deficit, The Schools We Need, and the bestselling Cultural Literacy and the Dictionary of Cultural Literacy. He and his wife, Polly, live in Charlottesville, Virginia, where they raised their three children.