The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2017

Filename: the-world-almanac-and-book-of-facts-2017.pdf
ISBN: 9781600572074
Release Date: 2016-12-06
Number of pages: 1008
Author: Sarah Janssen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2017 in PDF and EPUB 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 2017 edition of The World Almanac® reviews the events of 2016 and will be your go-to source for 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: • 2016—Top 10 News Topics: The editors of The World Almanac® list the top stories that held the world's attention in 2016. • 2016—Year in Sports: Hundreds of pages of trivia and statistics that are essential for any sports fan, featuring complete coverage of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, the 2016 World Series, and much more. • 2016—Year in Pictures: Striking full-color images from around the world in 2016, covering news, entertainment, science, and sports. • 2016—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 2016, from news and sports to pop culture. • 2016 Election Results: The World Almanac® provides a comprehensive look at the entire 2016 election process, from the roller coaster of the early primaries to state and county presidential voting results and coverage of House, Senate, and gubernatorial races. • 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. • World Almanac ® Editors’ Picks: The Best Teams That Never Won It All: In light of Golden State's unprecedented regular season success and eventual downfall in the NBA Finals, The World Almanac® takes a look back into sports history for the best teams that fell just short of championship glory. • Statistical Spotlight: A brand-new feature highlights statistics relevant to the biggest stories of the year. These data provide context to give readers a fresh perspective on important issues. • Other New Highlights: Newly available statistics on sexuality, student loans, overdose deaths, state minimum wages, and much more.


The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2016

Filename: the-world-almanac-and-book-of-facts-2016.pdf
ISBN: 9781600572005
Release Date: 2015-12-08
Number of pages: 1008
Author: Sarah Janssen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2016 in PDF and EPUB 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 and Book of Facts 2018

Filename: the-world-almanac-and-book-of-facts-2018.pdf
ISBN: 1600572111
Release Date: 2017-12-12
Number of pages: 1008
Author: Sarah Janssen
Publisher: World Almanac

Download and read online The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2018 in PDF and EPUB The 150th Anniversary special edition of the best-selling reference book of all time! Larger hardcover format of this essential resource offers larger type sizes and more user-friendly access to thousands of facts. The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. Published since 1868, The World Almanac® is an essential resource that puts thousands of facts at your fingertips to answer your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The 2018 edition of The World Almanac® celebrates 150 years of providing information to curious readers and reviews the events of 2017. 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 meet all of your trivia demands—from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more.



The World Almanac 2017 Trivia Game

Filename: the-world-almanac-2017-trivia-game.pdf
ISBN: 1600572103
Release Date: 2016-12-27
Number of pages: 124
Author: Sarah Janssen
Publisher: World Almanac

Download and read online The World Almanac 2017 Trivia Game in PDF and EPUB Build Core Development Skills with a Fun Trivia Game! The World Almanac® 2017 Trivia Game will get students excited about learning with its game show–style skills-based challenges. This interactive Q&A card game requires players to listen carefully to trivia questions and work individually or with teammates to find the correct answer. The perfect companion to The World Almanac® and Book of Facts 2017, the cards challenge students' natural curiosity as they explore topics from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more. Questions are assigned points based on the level of skill required, so everyone from beginners to advanced researchers can play! Use this game to enrich lessons across the curriculum and get students reading, researching, and learning. These cards will help students learn the following skills: • Identifying keywords and subjects • Locating information • Understanding content • Using new vocabulary accurately • Utilizing charts, graphs, and tables • and more. Pocket chart sold separately.


The CIA World Factbook 2017

Filename: the-cia-world-factbook-2017.pdf
ISBN: 9781510712898
Release Date: 2016-11-22
Number of pages: 1114
Author: Central Intelligence Agency
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

Download and read online The CIA World Factbook 2017 in PDF and EPUB A country-by-country guide to the world. From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2017 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world’s nations. This comprehensive guide is packed with data on the politics, populations, military expenditures, and economics of 2016. For each country, The CIA World Factbook 2017 includes: • Detailed maps with new geopolitical data • Statistics on the population of each country, with details on literacy rates, HIV prevalence, and age structure • New data on military expenditures and capabilities • Information on each country’s climate and natural hazards • Details on prominent political parties and contact information for diplomatic consultation • Facts on transportation and communication infrastructure Also included are appendixes with useful abbreviations, international environmental agreements, international organizations and groups, weight and measure conversions, and more. Originally intended for use by government officials, this is a must-have resource for students, travelers, journalists, and businesspeople with a desire to know more about their world.


The Old Farmer s Almanac 2017

Filename: the-old-farmer-s-almanac-2017.pdf
ISBN: 9781571987099
Release Date: 2016-08-30
Number of pages: 304
Author: Old Farmer’s Almanac
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online The Old Farmer s Almanac 2017 in PDF and EPUB What is 225 years old yet always of the moment? The Old Farmer’s Almanac! America’s oldest continuously published periodical, beloved by generations for being “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor,” celebrates its unique history with a special edition and more readers than ever before! As the nation’s iconic calendar, the 2017 edition will predict and mark notable events; glance back and look forward, with historic perspectives on food, people, and businesses; salute legendary customs and folklore; hail celestial events; explore, forage, and cultivate the natural world; forecast traditionally 80 percent–accurate weather; inspire giggles and perhaps romance; and more—too much more to mention—all in the inimitably useful and humorous way it has done since 1792.


National Geographic Kids Almanac 2017

Filename: national-geographic-kids-almanac-2017.pdf
ISBN: 9781426324178
Release Date: 2016-05
Number of pages: 352
Author: National Geographic Society (U. S.)
Publisher: National Geographic Books

Download and read online National Geographic Kids Almanac 2017 in PDF and EPUB Provides the latest information on a wide range of topics, including animals, culture, geography, the environment, history, and science.


Guinness World Records 2016 Gamer s Edition

Filename: guinness-world-records-2016-gamer-s-edition.pdf
ISBN: 9781910561133
Release Date: 2015-09-01
Number of pages: 216
Author: Guinness World Records
Publisher: Macmillan

Download and read online Guinness World Records 2016 Gamer s Edition in PDF and EPUB The bestselling video games annual is back! Bursting with mind-blowing records and tantalizing trivia, the Guinness World Records 2016: Gamer's Edition is a must-have for any gaming fan. Whether you're all about the latest first-person shooter, an app aficionado, an MMO master, or a die-hard retro gamer, you'll find show-stopping records, top 10 roundups, quick-fire facts and stats, and hundreds of amazing new images from all your favorite games. What's more, brand new for this year's book is a dedicated section just for Minecraft fans, with a mega-showcase of the greatest construction records, in-game tips and lots more blocky goodness. Plus, discover which tech milestones have been smashed in the last year - in both software and hardware, get all the insider secrets from industry experts, and marvel at the players who have leveled up to the very top of the leaderboards. Think you can challenge the current champions? Look inside to see how to break your very own record! Guinness World Records: Gamer's Editions have sold a whopping 3+ million copies. Find out for yourself why it's a game-changer!


Whitaker s World of Facts

Filename: whitaker-s-world-of-facts.pdf
ISBN: 0713678666
Release Date: 2006
Number of pages: 320
Author: Russell Ash
Publisher: A & C Black

Download and read online Whitaker s World of Facts in PDF and EPUB Fully updated and revised for 2007, this single volume family reference book comes from the publishers of the renowned Whitaker's Almanack. It combines the most up-to-date, 'must have' information on every important subject on earth, with lashings of fact files and world record-breakers and Russell Ash's compelling 'top ten' style lists - all lavishly illustrated with full colour photographs. Hugely entertaining and informative in equal measure, this book is a superb reference title for all the family. Praise for the first edition includes: "Russell Ash is the king of lists, the author of reference books that offer a short cut to pub-quiz stardom." The Independent "A Christmas read to dip into again and again. Essential Stuff." The Sunday Times


The World Almanac Book of Facts

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ISBN: UOM:39015049413423
Release Date: 1871
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The World almanac book of facts

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ISBN: 0911818065
Release Date: 1977
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Author: Facts on File, Inc
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The World Almanac Book of Facts

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ISBN: NWU:35556021877162
Release Date: 1917
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The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1972

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ISBN: OXFORD:311970054
Release Date: 1971
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The World Almanac and Book of Facts

Filename: the-world-almanac-and-book-of-facts.pdf
ISBN: 0886878470
Release Date: 1999-11-01
Number of pages: 1024
Author: Robert Famighetti
Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Download and read online The World Almanac and Book of Facts in PDF and EPUB Offers comprehensive facts, figures, and explanations of the events, people, and places in the news, with original articles on recent issues and topics