The World Almanac for Kids 2006

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World Almanac Books, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 352 pages
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A special 10th Anniversary edition of the #1 selling kids almanac in the world


Kids love The World Almanac For Kids, since it helps them explore the world around them, and delve more deeply into subjects that attract them. Parents love it, since it keeps young minds occupied and encourages kids to learn on their own. Teachers and educators love it, since it stimulates learning while piquing kids' interest.

Since the first edition was published 10 years ago, The World Almanac For Kids has sold more than 2.5 million copies, appeared on national bestseller lists, received numerous awards, become a staple in libraries, classrooms, and homes, and been adopted by every major kids' book club and book fair.

Like every new edition, The World Almanac For Kids 2006 is an indispensable reference, extensively updated with the latest information on topics of importance to kids. It also continues the tradition of providing an irresistible, kid-friendly mix, with color photos, bold graphics, color maps and flags, "All Abouts," fun facts, "Did You Knows," games, puzzles, jokes, web links, and much more. Highlights include:

" Special 10th anniversary features
" A student-friendly "Homework Help" section, and plenty of practical homework hints throughout the book
" "On the Job" interviews with people in fascinating occupations
" All new "Faces & Places" chapter
" A revised and updated sports section
" Up-to-date and fascinating information on hundreds of topics, from aardvarks to Zulus, and everything in between

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Contents

The world almanac for kids
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Animal Facts 24 Ariimnle
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ALL ABOUT Sharks
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Book Awards
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UlSaSterS O 6 Major Disasters
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f Geography 8997 XZZIIIIIIziP
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We Are What We Eat 99 neaitn 70
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wrld Religions 206207 Religion 206210
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The World of Science 211 CJ Oil OOfi
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The Scientific Method
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The Moon
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Constellations
231
Football
238
Soccer
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CInvention Time Line 114 I nyentlOnS 114116
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CHistory of Money 127 1 07 1 71
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MytholOEY 144146 Myths of the Greeks 144
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Native 189192 MrtctraJhAAeasof
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Facts Figures
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