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The World Almanac® and Book of Facts 2012

The World Almanac® and Book of Facts 2012

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by Sarah Janssen
     
 

Praise for the previous editions: "For the most information in one source, The World Almanacr remains the champion." — American Library Association "...a powerhouse of statistics, facts, lists, and stories...It is hard to imagine a question you might have that is not covered by this reference." — American Reference Books Annual "My #1 reference work

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Praise for the previous editions: "For the most information in one source, The World Almanacr remains the champion." — American Library Association "...a powerhouse of statistics, facts, lists, and stories...It is hard to imagine a question you might have that is not covered by this reference." — American Reference Books Annual "My #1 reference work for facts." — Will Shortz, The New York Times Crossword Editor "...the most useful reference book known to modern man." — Los Angeles Times The World Almanacr and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 80 million copies sold. Published annually since 1868, this compendium of information is the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. Praised as a "treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information" by The Wall Street Journal, The World Almanacr contains thousands of facts that are unavailable publicly elsewhere — in fact, it has been featured as a category on Jeopardy! and is routinely used as a go-to, all-encompassing guide for aspiring game show contestants. Teachers can use this fascinating reference to teach both skimming and scanning techniques. The 2012 edition of The World Almanacr and Book of Facts will answer all of your trivia questions — from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more. Features include:
• 2010 Census Results: An up-to-date portrait of the changing face of the American people, based on newly released 2010 census data.
• Includes essential population statistics about each state's demographics, typical households, and new congressional apportionment.
• Time Capsule: The World Almanacr lists the 10 items that most came to symbolize the year 2011, from the news and sports to pop culture.
• Year in Sports: Coverage of every major sport, with bonus World Series coverage including play-by-play and game-by-game playoff actio

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781600571473
Publisher:
World Almanac Books
Publication date:
11/01/2011
Series:
World Almanac Series
Pages:
1007
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 10.10(h) x 2.30(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

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