The World Almanac for Kids

Author: Elaine Israel,World Almanac

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780886878696

Category: Almanacs

Page: 336

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Offers facts on a range of topics, from animals to weather and from computers to sports.

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2016

Author: Sarah Janssen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1600572006

Category: Reference

Page: 1008

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Get thousands of facts right at your fingertips with this essential resource The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. Since 1868, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The 2016 edition of The World Almanac® reviews the events of 2015 and will be your go-to source for any questions on any topic in the upcoming year. Praised as a "treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information" by The Wall Street Journal, The World Almanac® and Book of Facts will answer all of your trivia needs—from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more. Features include: • The Year in Review: The World Almanac® takes a look back at 2015 while providing all the information you'll need in 2016. • 2015—Top 10 News Topics: The editors of The World Almanac® list the top stories that held their attention in 2015. • 2015—Year in Sports: Hundreds of pages of trivia and statistics that are essential for any sports fan, featuring complete coverage of the first College Football Playoff, the Women's World Cup, 2015 World Series, and much more. • 2015—Year in Pictures: Striking full-color images from around the world in 2015, covering news, entertainment, science, and sports. • 2015—Offbeat News Stories: The World Almanac® editors found some of the strangest news stories of the year. • World Almanac® Editors' Picks: Time Capsule: The World Almanac® lists the items that most came to symbolize the year 2015, from news and sports to pop culture. • U.S. Immigration: A Statistical Feature: The World Almanac® covers the historical background, statistics, and legal issues surrounding immigration, giving factual context to one of the hot-button topics of the upcoming election cycle. • World Almanac® Editors' Picks: Most Memorable Super Bowls: On the eve of Super Bowl 50, the editors of The World Almanac® choose the most memorable "big games." • New Employment Statistics: Five years after the peak of the great recession, The World Almanac® takes a look at current and historic data on employment and unemployment, industries generating job growth, and the training and educational paths that lead to careers. • 2016 Election Guide: With a historic number of contenders for the presidential nominations, The World Almanac® provides information that every primary- and general-election voter will need to make an informed decision in 2016, including information on state primaries, campaign fundraising, and the issues voters care about most in 2016. • The World at a Glance: This annual feature of The World Almanac® provides a quick look at the surprising stats and curious facts that define the changing world. • and much more.

The World Almanac for Kids

Author: Elaine Israel

Publisher: St Martins Press

ISBN: 9780886878405

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 336

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Offers facts on a range of topics, from animals to weather and from computers to sports.

The World Almanac for Kids

Author: Elaine Israel

Publisher: St Martins Press

ISBN: 9780886878405

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 336

View: 9515

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Offers facts on a range of topics, from animals to weather and from computers to sports.

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2018

Author: Sarah Janssen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 160057212X

Category: Reference

Page: 1008

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The 150th Anniversary special edition of the best-selling reference book of all time! The ebook format allows curious readers to keep millions of searchable facts at their fingertips. The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. Since 1868, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The 150th anniversary edition celebrates its illustrious history while keeping an eye on the future. Praised as a "treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information" by The Wall Street Journal, The World Almanac and Book of Facts will answer all of your trivia needs—from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more. Features include: 150 Years of The World Almanac: A special feature celebrating The World Almanac's historic run includes highlights from its distinguished past and some old-fashioned "facts," illustrating how its defining mission has changed with the times. Historical Anniversaries: The World Almanac's recurring feature expands to incorporate milestone events and cultural touchstones dating to the book's founding year, from the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson to the publication of Little Women. World Almanac Editors' Picks: Greatest Single-Season Performances: In light of Russell Westbrook's unprecedented 42 regular-season triple-doubles, The World Almanac takes a look back in sports history for athletes' best single-season runs. Statistical Spotlight: A popular new feature highlights statistics relevant to the biggest stories of the year. These data visualizations provide important context and new perspectives to give readers a fresh angle on important issues. The Obama Presidency: A year after Barack Obama’s second term came to a close, The World Almanac reviews the accomplishments, missteps, and legacy of the 44th president. The World at a Glance: This annual feature of The World Almanac provides a quick look at the surprising stats and curious facts that define the changing world. Other New Highlights: A brand-new biography of the 45th president and profile of the Trump administration; 2016 election results; and statistics on crime, health care, overdose deaths, shootings, terrorism, and much more. The Year in Review: The World Almanac takes a look back at 2017 while providing all the information you'll need in 2018. 2017—Top 10 News Topics: The editors of The World Almanac list the top stories that held the world's attention in 2017. 2017—Year in Sports: Hundreds of pages of trivia and statistics that are essential for any sports fan, featuring a preview of the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympic Games, complete coverage of the 2017 World Series, new tables of NBA, NHL, and NCAA statistics, and much more. 2017—Year in Pictures: Striking full-color images from around the world in 2017, covering news, entertainment, science, and sports. 2017—Offbeat News Stories: The World Almanac editors found some of the quirkiest news stories of the year, from the king who secretly worked as an airline pilot for decades to the state that's auctioning off its governor's mansion. World Almanac Editors' Picks: Time Capsule: The World Almanac lists the items that most came to symbolize the year 2017, from news and sports to pop culture.

The World Almanac for Kids Brain Teasers

Author: Debra J. Housel

Publisher: Teacher Created Resources

ISBN: 0743937872

Category:

Page: 96

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Chock-full of information from The World Almanac for Kids, the books in this series provide stimulating puzzles and games that can be used as quick stand-alone activities or to reinforce classroom lessons. Each subject-specific section includes valuable background information along with brain teasers that develop a variety of skills and appeal to all types of learners.

The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 2002

Author: World Almanac,World Almanac Editors

Publisher: Turtleback

ISBN: 9780606215350

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: N.A

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Offers facts on a range of topics, from animals to weather and from computers to sports.

The World Factbook

Author: Central Intelligence Agency

Publisher: Masterlab

ISBN: 8379912136

Category: Reference

Page: 3100

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The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. The World Factbook is prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency. Comprehensive guide full of facts, maps, flags, and detailed information. A must for travellers, businessmen, politicians, and all who wants to know more about our fascinating world. -- We share these facts with the people of all nations in the belief that knowledge of the truth underpins the functioning of free societies (From official webpage). Tags: world, guide, facts, almanach

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2010

Author: Alan C. Joyce

Publisher: Paw Prints

ISBN: 9781442077270

Category: Statistics

Page: 1008

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A best-selling annual reference lists thousands of facts and statistics, ranging from the Obama presidency to the global economic crisis, in a book that provides vital information for all the countries in the world and includes bonus content online. Original. $500,000 ad/promo.

Brain Teasers from the World Almanac(R) for Kids

Author: Melissa Hart

Publisher: Teacher Created Resources

ISBN: 0743937899

Category: Education

Page: 96

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Chock-full of information from The World Almanac for Kids, the books in this series provide stimulating puzzles and games that can be used as quick stand-alone activities or to reinforce classroom lessons. Each subject-specific section includes valuable background information along with brain teasers that develop a variety of skills and appeal to all types of learners.

The World Almanac for Kids Brain Teasers, Book 1

Author: Sarah Kartchner Clark

Publisher: Teacher Created Resources

ISBN: 0743937856

Category: Activity programs in education

Page: 96

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Chock-full of information from The World Almanac for Kids, the books in this series provide stimulating puzzles and games that can be used as quick stand-alone activities or to reinforce classroom lessons. Each subject-specific section includes valuable background information along with brain teasers that develop a variety of skills and appeal to all types of learners.

The World Almanac And Book Of Facts 2004

Author: World Almanac

Publisher: Turtleback Books

ISBN: 9780606310048

Category: Reference

Page: 1008

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Offers comprehensive facts, figures, and explanations of the events, people, and places in the news, with original articles on recent issues and topics.

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2004

Author: William A. McGeveran

Publisher: World Almanac Education

ISBN: 9780886879105

Category: Reference

Page: 1008

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Features information on nations, states, and cities, celebrities, sports, consumerism, the arts, health and nutrition, United States and world history, and numerous other subjects

World Almanac and Book of Facts 2002

Author: Ken Park,World Almanac

Publisher: Turtleback

ISBN: 9780613461870

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: N.A

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Offers comprehensive facts, figures, and explanations of the events, people, and places in the news, with original articles on recent issues and topics.

The Shadow Hero 4

Fights You Cannot Win

Author: Gene Luen Yang

Publisher: First Second

ISBN: 1466861843

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 28

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The Shadow Hero is based on the adventures of the Green Turtle, who solved crimes and fought injustice just like any other comics hero of the 1940s. But this mysterious masked crusader was hiding something more than your run-of-the-mill secret identity . . . The Green Turtle was the first Asian American superhero. Now, New York Times–bestselling author Gene Luen Yang has created a riveting, hilarious, and moving origin story for the Green Turtle. With artwork by the unmatched Sonny Liew, this gorgeous graphic novel about heroism and heritage is also a loving tribute to the long, rich tradition of American superhero comics. ——— The fourth issue of The Shadow Hero, "Fights You Cannot Win," finds our hero, Hank, reeling after his father's death at the hands of the Tong of Sticks. Resolved to avenge his father and beat the bad guys, Hank begins experimenting with his newfound superpowers! Watch for the complete The Shadow Hero graphic novel, available in print and collected ebook in July 2014!

Washington, the Evergreen State

Author: Rachel Barenblat,Jean Craven

Publisher: Gareth Stevens Pub Learning library

ISBN: 9780836851229

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Illustrations and text present the history, geography, people, politics and government, economy, and social life and customs of the state of Washington.

National Geographic Almanac of World History

Author: Patricia Daniels,Stephen Garrison Hyslop

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426213913

Category: History

Page: 396

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Presents a reference guide that provides authoritative maps, charts, and chronologies complemented by informative essays covering all the major periods of human history between the time of the Neanderthals and the nuclear age.