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Kids love this book! The World Almanac For Kids 2005 - The latest, greatest and most fun filled edition of the world's best-selling kids almanac. This completely revised full-color book is overflowing with facts, figures, pictures, games, maps, flags and so much more. It ...
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Overview

Kids love this book! The World Almanac For Kids 2005 - The latest, greatest and most fun filled edition of the world's best-selling kids almanac. This completely revised full-color book is overflowing with facts, figures, pictures, games, maps, flags and so much more. It is bound to have something to peak the interest of kids, parents and teachers alike.

Some features include:
- All new faces & places chapter - see if your favorite kid star made the cut

- An expanded homework help section - with extra tips through out the book

- Short biographies and pictures of all the U.S. Presidents

- Updated sports section with details about the X-Games and Olympics

- Information about all 50 U.S. States and all 193 Nations of The World

- Other sections include: animals, famous birthdays, books, dinosaurs, environment, health, music, military, populations, space, and more!
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"Trusted by parents, loved by kids," the 2005 edition of the World Almanac for Kids is here! Chock-full of facts on everything from animals and art to mythology, science, and sports, this handy reference tool includes up-to-date information on the important newsmakers of 2004-5, including Hilary Duff, Shrek 2, and basketball player LeBron James. With the familiar color photos, charts, graphs, tables, and other features that fans have come to love, the World Almanac for Kids should make homework easier and school reports a breeze.
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Facts Unlimited Kids who can't get enough information will appreciate these new companions. Perennially updated, The World Almanac for Kids 2005 teems with information on a global scale, in the categories of arts, sciences, athletics, government, mythology and more. Photos and facts about current pop-culture faves, news and election coverage as well as games and puzzles appear in an inviting design with blocks of text arranged by theme. (July) Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
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This colorful, interactive almanac will fascinate young people with its many facts and its eye-catching style. The introductory section of "Faces and Places" brings the reader up-to-date on significant happenings during 2004. Highlights include top movies, sports stars and events, space exploration and top news stories. Thirty-eight categories of information follow, beginning with animals and continuing through world history. All sections are short, ranging in length from three to nine pages, with the exception of the segment on the United States. Fifty pages are devoted to explaining the Constitution and organization of the government, presenting pictures and brief biographies of all the Presidents, a historical timeline, contributions of African-Americans, and facts about each state. Little known facts, homework tips, and quizzes (answers are in the back) are interspersed throughout the book. The many maps, diagrams, charts and illustrations will entice readers to browse through the book just to discover what is inside. Interesting information about almost any subject of interest to young people is included. A comprehensive index aids in finding specific facts. 2005, World Almanac Books, Ages 7 to 12.
—Phyllis Kennemer, Ph.D.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780886879297
  • Publisher: World Almanac Books
  • Publication date: 7/16/2004
  • Edition description: 2005
  • Pages: 335
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.02 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.61 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 4, 2004

    Its gr-8 they come out with one every year

    Its incredable how many cool exiting things there are to know about in this world, the Almanac for Kids explains all these things very simple yet interesting. For example it says how many people there are in this world. There is over 6 billion, I found this out from reading the Almanac. Now its your turn to read it so you can be the head of your class.

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