The New Book of Knowledge (22 Volume Set)

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A twenty-volume edition illustrated with maps, pictograms, and photographs in color and black and white. Entries are written on a range of reading levels and are the work of qualified specialists. Every volume is separately indexed with cross references to pertinent information found in the other volumes.

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Grade 5–8—One of the few multivolume frogs left in the elementary school print-reference pond, this latest annual edition offers full measures of quantity—more than 9000 articles, 25,000 color illustrations, in excess of 1300 maps, nearly a million index entries, a full suite of cross-references and other access tools, plus special features such as passages from classic books or documents and an entire article of science experiments. The set also offers relevance, in that it pays close attention to curriculum needs. Though current enough to include mention of Benazir Bhutto's December 2007 assassination and the Newbery and Caldecott winners from that year, the overall pace of revision is rather slow; the most recent title mentioned in the "Contemporary Film" section of "Motion Pictures," for instance, is Disney's The Lion King (1994), and at least two of the five generic photos that open the "Baseball" article are more than 15 years old. Still, as the layout will be more inviting to less practiced readers than that of The World Book Encyclopedia (2007), and most of the illustrations are not available through the online version, this will be a good choice for smaller collections with an edition more than five years old, or for classrooms with limited Internet access.—John Peters, New York Public Library
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Substantial changes continue to be made in the content, design, and illustration of The New Book of Knowledge\b (NBK ) as part of the overall major revision begun in 1992. For the 2000 edition, a total of 987 pages of text were revised and reset. As part of its ongoing plan, NBK continues to update and enhance the articles on countries. The base article on Canada has been completely replaced, and the revision on its 10 provinces and three territories has been completed. Information on Nunavut, the Northwest Territories, and the relationship of English and French Canadians has been updated and revised. The article on the Canadian government now includes profiles of all of the prime ministers since confederation. The base articles on Central and Latin America have been replaced.Among the 31 new articles are several treating popular topics RBB
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