Washington Almanac

Facts about Washington

Author: Andrea Jarvela

Publisher: West Winds Press

ISBN: 9781558684737

Category: Reference

Page: 240

View: 5703

"The Washington Almanac "TM"" is an essential read for anyone wanting the lowdown facts on the regional history, natural geography, economy, and peoples of the Evergreen State.

Washington

Past and Present

Author: Daniel E. Harmon

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1435852958

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 1866

Presents the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Washington, as well as general facts about the state.

The Colorado Almanac

Facts about Colorado

Author: Thomas J. Noel

Publisher: Westwinds Press

ISBN: 9781558685987

Category: History

Page: 232

View: 2085

Gathers information about Colorado's population, geography, government, employment, banking, business, transportation, agriculture, industry, and culture.

The United States' Almanac

Or Complete Ephemeris, for 1843-45

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 9812

Scholastic Almanac 2011

Facts & Stats

Author: Inc. Scholastic

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545237610

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 352

View: 584

Provides for both school research and general interest in an updated edition that includes coverage of an extensive range of topics from sports and technology to history and science. Original.

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2010

Author: Sarah Janssen

Publisher: World Almanac Education

ISBN: 9781600571237

Category: History

Page: 1008

View: 5170

Features information on nations, states, and cities, celebrities, sports, consumerism, the arts, health and nutrition, United States and world history, and numerous other subjects

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2018

Author: Sarah Janssen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 160057212X

Category: Reference

Page: 1008

View: 1666

The 150th Anniversary special edition of the best-selling reference book of all time! The ebook format allows curious readers to keep millions of searchable facts at their fingertips. The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. Since 1868, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The 150th anniversary edition celebrates its illustrious history while keeping an eye on the future. Praised as a "treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information" by The Wall Street Journal, The World Almanac and Book of Facts will answer all of your trivia needs—from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more. Features include: 150 Years of The World Almanac: A special feature celebrating The World Almanac's historic run includes highlights from its distinguished past and some old-fashioned "facts," illustrating how its defining mission has changed with the times. Historical Anniversaries: The World Almanac's recurring feature expands to incorporate milestone events and cultural touchstones dating to the book's founding year, from the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson to the publication of Little Women. World Almanac Editors' Picks: Greatest Single-Season Performances: In light of Russell Westbrook's unprecedented 42 regular-season triple-doubles, The World Almanac takes a look back in sports history for athletes' best single-season runs. Statistical Spotlight: A popular new feature highlights statistics relevant to the biggest stories of the year. These data visualizations provide important context and new perspectives to give readers a fresh angle on important issues. The Obama Presidency: A year after Barack Obama’s second term came to a close, The World Almanac reviews the accomplishments, missteps, and legacy of the 44th president. The World at a Glance: This annual feature of The World Almanac provides a quick look at the surprising stats and curious facts that define the changing world. Other New Highlights: A brand-new biography of the 45th president and profile of the Trump administration; 2016 election results; and statistics on crime, health care, overdose deaths, shootings, terrorism, and much more. The Year in Review: The World Almanac takes a look back at 2017 while providing all the information you'll need in 2018. 2017—Top 10 News Topics: The editors of The World Almanac list the top stories that held the world's attention in 2017. 2017—Year in Sports: Hundreds of pages of trivia and statistics that are essential for any sports fan, featuring a preview of the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympic Games, complete coverage of the 2017 World Series, new tables of NBA, NHL, and NCAA statistics, and much more. 2017—Year in Pictures: Striking full-color images from around the world in 2017, covering news, entertainment, science, and sports. 2017—Offbeat News Stories: The World Almanac editors found some of the quirkiest news stories of the year, from the king who secretly worked as an airline pilot for decades to the state that's auctioning off its governor's mansion. World Almanac Editors' Picks: Time Capsule: The World Almanac lists the items that most came to symbolize the year 2017, from news and sports to pop culture.