Synopses & Reviews
The World Almanac and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 80 million copies sold. Published annually since 1868, this compendium of information is the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. Praised as a treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information by The Wall Street Journal, The World Almanac contains thousands of facts that are unavailable publicly elsewhere--in fact, it has been featured as a category on Jeopardy and is routinely used as a go-to, all-encompassing guide for aspiring game show contestants. Teachers can use this fascinating reference to teach both skimming and scanning techniques. The 2012 edition of The World Almanac and Book of Facts will answer all of your trivia questions--from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more.