World Book Encyclopedia 2018

The World Book Encyclopedia, 2018, is a general A-Z look-up source in 22 hard-cover volumes full of accurate and trustworthy facts. Whether you are proving a point during a dinner-table discussion or checking a fact for a homework assignment, answers are here! Tens of thousands of index entries make it easy for you to find information wherever it is in the set. Abundant colorful photos, diagrams, charts, tables, and maps supplement the easy-to-read text. Along with the 17,000 articles is useful advice about studying and report writing for elementary through intermediate grades students.

Which South American countries were liberated by Simón Bolivar? What kind of animal is a uakari? Julia Gillard was prime minister of which country? How many kinds of trout are there in North America? Is an entrechat something to eat? School-age readers (ages 9-18) to adults: Bring your questions to The World Book Encyclopedia for answers!

SKU: 10045
ISBN: 978-0-7166-0118-0
Pages: 14,000+
Volumes: 22
Retail: $1,199.00
Price: $749.00
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    • Over 1,200 new and revised articles including: echolocation, Neil McGill Gorsuch, Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial, Pokémon, Women’s National Basketball Association, and zika virus
    • Current census and economic data for U.S. and countries around the world
    • New biographies of actors, directors, musicians, authors, and politicians, including an update of Donald Trump’s first nine months as president
    • Recent outcomes of national elections around the world
    • Updates to tables of winners of prizes and awards, including Nobels, Pulitzers, and various literary awards
    • Sports updates for outcomes of major tournaments and races, including the move of the San Diego Chargers professional football team to Los Angeles

    “World Book continues to be a first choice for libraries , schools and homes…”

    - School Library Journal


    World Book combines technology with traditional editorial excellence to produce authoritative, trustworthy and unbiased information. The content is carefully curated and meticulously written to be easily understood. World Book publications help to build fluency and increase comprehension. Illustrated with attention-grabbing photos, useful diagrams and maps, the books are designed to engage even the most reluctant reader. This collection of resources kindles a lifelong learning habit for every reader. World Book’s adherence to clarity, currency and accuracy make World Book’s print offerings an information necessity in the classroom, library and beyond.