ANON World Book Encyclopedia 2010

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World Book Encyclopedia 2010

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9780716601104: World Book Encyclopedia 2010

Buy the Classic World Book Encyclopedia 2010 Now World Book editors present thorough information in a clear, direct style that makes each article both substantive and understandable. Articles start with relatively basic information and advance in depth as they progress. This Encyclopedia 2010 is a great referring resource for students, kids and families. Buy it now for your family collection! The 2010 edition also features our classic "Universe" binding which will look great in any office library! Highlights of The World Book Encyclopedia 2010 include: *Highlighting this classic encyclopedia are new and expanded articles on binge eating, biofuel, Castro, computer security, Emmett Till case, martial arts, Michelle Obama, rock music, Superman, swine flu, television, Kanye West, professional wrestling, among many other topics. *Thousands of new and revised articles provide reliable and current information updaed in Encyclopedia 2010. Revisions are made throughout the set, across all topics and all types of data. *Comprehension questions, outlines, timelines, and related content lists enhance retention in Encyclopedia 2010 *More than 27,500 rich photographs and illustrations deliver additional information and visual understanding *Expert contributors, advisers, editors, and researchers collaborate to ensure that articles are understandable, accurate, and reflect current scholarship. *Articles are accessible to a wide range of readers, beginning with the most basic information, including definitions and pronunciations, and proceeding to explain the most complex topics with clear text and useful images.

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Gr 5 Up–The standards of readability and vocabulary analysis, curricular relevancy, and integrated visual aids remain consistent in this revision of the 2009 resource. Unchanged is a format that, for the most part, provides a volume for each letter of the alphabet with the last volume consisting of a research guide and a thoroughly cross-referenced index. The set features an attractive biographical spinescape and an opening page for the featured letter that now uses a map, rather than a chart, to illustrate the evolution of the letter over time and place. New entries include “Sonia Sotomayor,” “Project Green,” “Swine flu,” “Kanye West,” “Binge eating,” “Michelle Obama,” and “Emmet Till.” Information has been added or revisions made to entries such as “Barack Obama,” “Automobile Industry,” “Television,” “Malaysia,” “Agriculture,” “Shakespeare,” and “Mythology.” Often taken for granted are the more than 27,500 visual aids, such as the transparent color overlays in the “Human Body” article; or the charts, color-coded tables, and museum-quality illustrations in the “Insects,” “American Indians,” and “Brain” pieces. Contributors are noted at the end of entries, which will satisfy teachers' requirements for secondary, rather than tertiary, source material. Population figures still, unavoidably, reflect the 2000 census data, but that alone should not deter a decision to purchase this fine edition that is unsurpassed for the audience.Vicki Reutter, Cazenovia Jr. Sr. High School, NY
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