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The New Book of Knowledge Encyclopedia, 2008 Edition
 
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New Book of Knowledge Encyclopedia, 2008 Edition

21 Volumes, ISBN 978-0-7172-0542-8
Glorious graphics and clear language are aimed at the youngest researchers—grades 3 and up.
Additional Information:
The 2008 New Book of Knowledge SetFeatures:
  • More than 25,000 illustrations and more than 1,300 maps
  • 96,500 index entries
  • 2,000 contributors
  • More than 10,500 pages with over 9,000 articles
  • 8 x 10 1/4

Glorious graphics and clear language are aimed at the youngest researchers—grades 3 and up:
  • 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
  • Projects and Experiments, Wonder Questions, and Fact Boxes
  • Up-to-date information on: the second term of George W. Bush
  • Information on important global issues and historic events
  • The latest space updates and scientific discoveries
  • Political updates on France, Iraq, Israel, Latin America, and other countries regions

BONUS RESOURCE BOOK FOR EDUCATORS:

The Home and School Reading and Study Guides recommends nearly 6,000 fiction and nonfiction children's and young adult titles. It relates the encyclopedia to school curricula and includes 12 research skills activities.

Recently Revised:
    Biographies
  • Benedict XVI
  • Bush, George W.
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Parks, Rosa
  • Pocohontas
  • Rowling, J. K.

  • Humanities
  • Archaelogy
  • Dance
  • Education
  • Enlightenment, Age of
  • Folklore, American

  • History and Government
  • Buffalo Soldiers
  • Declaration of Independence
  • Exploration and Discovery
  • Iraq War
  • Middle Ages
  • Supreme Court of the United States

  • Political Geography
  • Afghanistan
  • Canada
  • Developing Countries
  • Germany
  • Himalayas
  • Jerusalem
  • Korea, North
  • Middle East
  • Palestine

  • Sports, Games, and Hobbies
  • Baseball
  • Camping
  • Diaries and Journals
  • Gardens and Gardening
  • Olympic Games
  • Roller Coasters
  • Snowboarding
  • Stamps and Stamp Collecting

  • Science, Mathematics, Technology, and Medicine
  • ADHD
  • Dogs
  • Experiments and Other Science Activities
  • Galaxies
  • Global Warming
  • Internet
  • Inventions
  • Medicine
  • Planets, Dwarf
  • Pluto
  • Space Agencies and Centers

  • Social Sciences
  • Adoption
  • Consumer Protection
  • Divorce
  • Globalization
  • Islam
  • Maps and Globes
  • Terrorism, War On
  • Volunteerism


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