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The New Book of Knowledge Encyclopedia 2002
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New Book of Knowledge Encyclopedia, 2002 Edition
21 Volumes.

Glorious graphics and clear language are aimed at the youngest researchers-grades 3-6. Projects and Experiments, Wonder Questions, and Fact Boxes: Every aspect of the set invites students to read, and inspires further reading and research both within the set and beyond.
Additional Information:
New Book of Knowledge Encyclopedia, 2002 Edition Features:
  • Reading level is consistent throughout an article
  • Largest print size of all encyclopedias, on non-glare paper
  • Letters of the alphabet are not split between volumes, so children can use the volumes independently and without confusion
  • Key words are bold and immediately explained
  • Loaded with science experiments and projects
  • Excellent introduction to literature-over 100 literary excerpts
Curriculum-oriented subjects are continuously reviewed with teachers and librarians to:
  • Follow curriculum trends, new subjects, and changing emphases
  • Reflect the comprehension level of the grade at which subjects are usually introduced
Designed especially for younger students:
  • More than 40 percent is devoted to colorful, informative photographs, drawings, and maps designed especially for children
  • Extensive cross-references and a unique dual index system help students locate information quickly
Set Features:
  • More than 10,500 pages with over 9,000 articles
  • Over 25,000 illustrations and more than 1,300 maps for young children
  • 96,500 index entries point readers to information supplied by 2,000 contributors

The Home and School Reading and Study Guide recommends more than 5,000 fiction and nonfiction children and young adult titles. It relates the encyclopedia to school curricula and includes 12 activities to help students learn research skills.

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