Naming Colors

By Dewey, Ariane

Publishers Summary:
Describes how various colors came to have their specific names in English.

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ISBN
978-0-06021-291-9
Publisher
New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers, c1995.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on April 1, 1995

Gr 3-5 Beginning with a history of the first words used to describe black, white, and the primary colors, Dewey goes on to trace the history of the English names for hues as varied as puce, sepia, and electric pink. While the language of color is the focus here, much multicultural and geographi...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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