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The world almanac for kids, 2013

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World Almanac Books,
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Praise for the previous editions: "Up to date and colorful enough for even the most TV- and Web-savvy kids."-- Associated Press

"About as close to a single-volume guide to everything as you'll ever find. Packed with information, it presents its facts with all the excitement of a game show."-- FamilyFun

"Buying  The World Almanac® for Kids  is quite possibly the best investment you'll make all year."-- Children's Digest

"...completely revised...up-to-date...full of interesting, educational, and intriguing information...useful..."-- American Reference Books Annual

The World Almanac® for Kids  is the best-selling reference book for kids, with more than 4.5 million copies in print. Filled with thousands of fun, fascinating facts and essential homework help on a wide range of subjects, this annual, full-color almanac has been completely updated and redesigned, with hundreds of new photographs, dozens of completely new features, and a wealth of puzzles, games, activities, maps, Web sites, and much more. An ideal homework aid and a joy to read for kids and adults alike,  The World Almanac® for Kids 2013  provides timely and timeless information on popular subjects such as animals, science, sports, music, U.S. history, and more. Readers will find out what's hot in 2013 with full-color photographs and facts about favorite sports and entertainment superstars!

Features include:  

Animals: Brand-new features on animals at work, zoos, and preventing species extinction. Explore animals on a scientific level, from endangered species to the biggest, smallest, fastest, and even grossest creatures in the world. Energy and Environment: Information on the energy that powers us every day--from diesel engines and hybrid cars to nuclear energy and what "fracking" really means. Features on oceans, biomes, and climate change illuminate key issues, and "Living Green" demonstrates how small, practical changes can make a big difference. Faces and Places: Vivid photographs showcase the year's most talked-about topics! Covers headlines in movies, music, sports, and need-to-know news. Fashion: Side-by-side with today's biggest trends, a brand-new feature on fashion "Blasts From the Past" makes even the biggest fashionistas grateful for today's jeans and T-shirts. Plus, profiles of fashion designers and what it's really like to go to work as a designer everyday. Games: Check out the best-selling video games of all time and today's top sellers, and get a preview of the latest installments of some old favorites. Homework Help: From easy Internet research tips to quick tips for test preparation, The World Almanac® for Kids 2013  is a quick resource for student's homework needs. Money: Take a look at what's new in U.S. and world currency, including how currency designers are outsmarting today's counterfeiters. Find out information about the world's youngest billionaires and how they made their fortunes. Movies and TV: Fun facts about this year's most popular movies and TV shows give kids a close-up look at what's coming up next. Plus, a brand-new feature on today's most popular online shows and stars. Music and Dance: Get the inside scoop on Justin Bieber, Carrie Underwood, and more of 2012's hottest acts, including the latest winners of American Idol and Dancing With the Stars . Find out about the origins of popular dances, from ballet and tango to step-dancing. Nations: Make the world a little smaller with interest
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Grouping Title world almanac for kids 2013
Grouping Author senior editor sarah janssen
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subject_facet Almanacs, Almanacs, Children's
title_display The world almanac for kids, 2013
title_full The world almanac for kids 2013 / senior editor, Sarah Janssen, The world almanac for kids, 2013 / senior editor, Sarah Janssen
title_short The world almanac for kids, 2013
topic_facet Almanacs, Almanacs, Children's