I would be willing to bet that you had this in your classroom as a kid, and yes, it’s still around! Timely, yet timeless, The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2017 makes a terrific holiday gift for everyone from children to mothers, students to sports fans, pop culture lovers to trivia fanatics, and everyone in between.
The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2017 chronicles the most notable people, places, and events of 2016 along with a wealth of fascinating facts. This latest edition of America’s bestselling reference book offers brand new features such as:
· 2016 Election Results: The World Almanac provides a comprehensive look at the entire 2016 election process, from the roller coaster of the early primaries and candidate biographies to state and county presidential voting results and coverage of House, Senate, and gubernatorial races.
· World Almanac Editors’ Picks: The Best Teams That Never Won It All: In light of Golden State’s unprecedented regular season success and eventual downfall in the NBA Finals, The World Almanac takes a look back into sports history for the best teams that fell just short of championship glory.
· Statistical Spotlight: A brand-new feature highlights statistics relevant to the biggest stories of the year. These data provide context to give readers a fresh perspective on important issues.
The popular sections “Time Capsule,” “Offbeat News Stories,” “Top News Topics” and “Year in Pictures” also make their return.