World Book Encyclopedia 2018
  • World Book Encyclopedia 2018
  • World Book Encyclopedia
  • World Book Encyclopedia
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By combining research and technology, the robotic inspired 2018 Spinescape® inspires a continuous drive for learning and innovation.

Key Highlights

  • 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


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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.