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Time Capsule: The World Almanac R lists the items that most came to symbolize the year , from news and sports to pop culture. The World Almanac R editors found some of the strangest news stories of the year. This annual feature of The World Almanac R provides a quick look at the surprising stats and curious facts that define the changing world today.
After a year in which the U. Supreme Court declared DOMA unconstitutional and the federal government began to extend some marriage benefits to same-sex couples, a feature on marriage in the United States reveals surprising details about the state of our unions.
Prior to the midterm elections, The World Almanac R provides a user-friendly, state-by-state guide to key election dates and information, including voter-ID laws adopted by many states. Browse all-new statistics on topics in the news: Details about U. Factual information on common diseases and disorders including a new section on ADHD , nutrition and diet, and Medicare and insurance. Memorable Winter Olympic Moments: She lives in Brooklyn, NY.
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You already recently rated this item. Your rating has been recorded. Write a review Rate this item: Preview this item Preview this item. The world almanac and book of facts, Author: There are several almanacs published each year. The World Almanac is a quick, easy usable resource from a well-known publisher. The variety of facts can reach all learners. This is a good source for researching facts or browsing data. Library Journal 3 , Nov 20, Angie added it Shelves: Almanac APA: Angela Moore Call Number: Includes an index.
This annual publication is a top-selling reference book that has sold more than 80 million copies since Full-color 3. Full-color images in 1, pages of facts and trivia are divided among 14 major categories.
An easy to use reference tool, it includes statistics, charts, graphics, and tables. The presentation will appeal to readers of all levels.
Although most of the information can be located by using Google, users will appreciate the time saved in this easy-to-read and navigate edition. It will allow users to find their data quickly and easily. Contains a single-page quick reference card for students with difficulty navigating rich texts. Includes statistical data from around the world.
Apr 26, Jennifer Duell added it Shelves: Jennifer Duell Type of Reference: This almanac cover the year in review along with what is upcoming in the With pages of facts covering world, fashion, sports, controversies, and many other topics, this almanac will answer questions students may have about the year of Published annually since , this almanac has bee The world almanac and book of facts Published annually since , this almanac has been a compendium of information for entertainment, education, and reference needs.
The arrangement is by subject such as Special features, Pictures, and special topics. There is also an alphabetical index included, while the year in pictures will be especially interesting to visual learners. There are several almanacs available for student use, but few with as comprehensive material as is available in this one. This almanac is most accessible to upper elementary students and visual learners.
School Library Journal, BookVerdict. May 01, Amelia added it Shelves: The World Almanac and Book of Facts. Fact on File, Inc. Amelia Ford Type of Reference: This title reviews the events of and will be the go-to source for any questions on any topic in the upcoming year. The book will answer all of your trivia needs--from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more. This is one of the most used almanacs of all time.
It has a page general index and single-page quick-reference index that helps readers navigate the 1, pages of facts and trivia. The book is divided into 14 major categories.
This reference material will give the collection an updated almanac as opposed to outdated information. This book is easy to navigate and it can accommodate all reading levels. It is quick and easy, which students are constantly looking for this quality in reference materials. Tench, Rob. The world almanac and book of facts. School Library Journal.
Apr 26, Bonnie Blevins rated it really liked it Shelves: Bonnie Blevins Type of Reference: Ref This book is targeted for young adults which is fine for the library due to it having students up through the sixth grade.
This book has been published since and is considered an authoritative source for reference needs. This book is arranged into 14 categories. The in The world almanac and book of facts The information can be sorted through and specific information found using either the detailed index or the quick reference index. The library currently has no almanacs similar to this.
This book will add to the information available in the library. This book covers events and information from Since this information is from around the world and its various and diverse cultures, this book should appeal to the students.
Visual learners will appreciate the pictures and maps which help to share the information. Library Journal, 3 , Apr 26, Amy added it Shelves: Amy Williams Type of Reference: This almanac is targeted for all ages, to help find information pertaining to well known events, historical events, etc. Although you could find all the answers on Google, you will spend less time looking through this book. The world almanac has been making almanac's for years.
This Janssen, S. This book has statistics, charts, graphics, and tables. It is filled with full color images of world maps and flags. This book has pages with a 28 page general index to help find things in the book.
This will go with the other set of almanac's from previous years. With illustrations and facts for the year this will appeal to all students. Apr 18, Jen added it Shelves: Jennifer Shepherd Type of Reference: Almanac, ebook Call Number: The intended audience are reading levels 6-adult. It tops out at pages of colorful photographs, detailed maps, and tabbed sections on facts about First published in and with varied publishers.
It is America's top selling reference book of all time. Contains a chronology of the year' Sarah Janssen. Contains a chronology of the year's events, consumer information, historical anniversaries, annual climatological data, and forecasts. Color section has flags and maps. Includes detailed index and reference guide. Dec 07, Tima rated it really liked it. Would you like to know all the results for the Elections?
Do you wonder what the top news stories for the year were or how the world changed during ? All of these answers and many more are included in this information packed book. Sports, History, Science, and Statistics are just a few of the topics that are covers.
Bright, colorful pictures throughout the book add visual appeal. This thick book would make a wonderful gift for the knowledge hungry person in your life. College students, s Would you like to know all the results for the Elections? College students, schools, and the home library would all benefit from having this book on the shelf. My son poured over the book when it arrived and kept reading sections to me that interested him. I was impressed with all of the subjects that were covered and how thorough the information was.
Definitely a book worth keeping.
I received this book free of charge from The Rosen Group in exchange for my honest review. Dec 22, Rita Arens rated it really liked it Shelves: In the era of Google, it's still kind of cool to have an almanac.
I received the almanac for review, and my year-old spent hours looking at it. I intend to bring it with us on roadies, because the trivia questions are endless. Did you know Judge Judy was the highest-rating syndicated TV program in ? Or that the Hellenistic philosophy stressed the individual's search for happiness in ancient In the era of Google, it's still kind of cool to have an almanac.
Or that the Hellenistic philosophy stressed the individual's search for happiness in ancient Greece? Or that the population of Iceland the country is less than the population of Kansas City, Missouri?