The Old Farmer S Almanac For Kids

Author: Old Farmer’s Almanac
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9781571987174
Size: 19.72 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Fascinating stories, fun facts, and activities that provide hours of edu-tainment make a winning formula for this biannual series created for kids ages 8 and up. This brand-new edition includes chapters with features on . . . • Astronomy: Earth’s volcanoes and other planetary wonders • Calendar: origin of the birthday cake, why we save daylight time, and more “special” days • Health: fun facts about your brain; uncommon advice for the common cold; why we have burps, gas, and other unmentionables • Weather: wildfire weather, facts about fog • Food: the history of the hot dog, the making of maple syrup, the first frozen dinner, lunchbox recipes • Accomplished Kids: kids who made amazing discoveries, kids who help to make the world a better place • Nature: a bug guide, little-known facts about nuts, poison dart frogs • In the Garden: secrets of composting, growing a bean teepee and other edibles, plus fun crafts • Sports: a wooden car derby, plus adventurers Sam Patch (falls jumper), Jay Cochrane (wire walker), and Charles F. Lummis (cross-country hiker) • Amusement: tips for setting a record, advice for whistlers, and more • Plus too much more to mention!

The Old Farmer S Almanac For Kids

Author: Old Farmers Almanac
Publisher: Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids
ISBN: 1571987436
Size: 12.43 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Inspired by the wit and wisdom of North America's favorite "Old" friend, the Almanac for Kids features a treasure trove of fun facts, creative activities, and great ideas that will keep kids of all ages loving learning the whole year through! The secrets and surprises in this edition promise hours of fun, with memory tricks; spring-season traditions; the history of soap, plus a few home remedies; an investigation of "dirt," advice on making compost, and guidance on creating a fairy garden; kids who can bird-call, beavers that build, and moose on the loose; crickets and puppies as pets, plus pigs as banks; weather disasters and natural ways to make your own predictions; state songs; record-setting suggestions; and much, much more!

The Old Farmer S Almanac For Kids

Author: Yankee Publishing Inc
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9781571985545
Size: 11.61 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Offers a compilation of facts and folklore on a range of topics, including weather, astronomy, gardening, animals, history, sports, and health.

The Old Farmer S Almanac For Kids

Author: Janice Stillman
Publisher: Yankee Pub
ISBN: 1571983589
Size: 18.28 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The American classic now mixes wacky and wonderful stories, facts, and activities for children, covering weather, astronomy, gardening, history, the outdoors, nature, sports, and more. Original.

The Old Farmer S Almanac

Author: Old Farmer's Almanac
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9781571985446
Size: 10.28 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A compilation of practical advice and folklore features weather forecasts for the United States, planting tables, health remedies, horoscopes, recipes, games and puzzles, and other entertaining and useful information

The World Almanac And Book Of Facts 2016

Author: Sarah Janssen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781600572005
Size: 16.86 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Get thousands of facts right at your fingertips with this essential resource The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. Since 1868, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The 2016 edition of The World Almanac® reviews the events of 2015 and will be your go-to source for any questions on any topic in the upcoming year. Praised as a "treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information" by The Wall Street Journal, The World Almanac® and Book of Facts will answer all of your trivia needs—from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more. Features include: • The Year in Review: The World Almanac® takes a look back at 2015 while providing all the information you'll need in 2016. • 2015—Top 10 News Topics: The editors of The World Almanac® list the top stories that held their attention in 2015. • 2015—Year in Sports: Hundreds of pages of trivia and statistics that are essential for any sports fan, featuring complete coverage of the first College Football Playoff, the Women's World Cup, 2015 World Series, and much more. • 2015—Year in Pictures: Striking full-color images from around the world in 2015, covering news, entertainment, science, and sports. • 2015—Offbeat News Stories: The World Almanac® editors found some of the strangest news stories of the year. • World Almanac® Editors' Picks: Time Capsule: The World Almanac® lists the items that most came to symbolize the year 2015, from news and sports to pop culture. • U.S. Immigration: A Statistical Feature: The World Almanac® covers the historical background, statistics, and legal issues surrounding immigration, giving factual context to one of the hot-button topics of the upcoming election cycle. • World Almanac® Editors' Picks: Most Memorable Super Bowls: On the eve of Super Bowl 50, the editors of The World Almanac® choose the most memorable "big games." • New Employment Statistics: Five years after the peak of the great recession, The World Almanac® takes a look at current and historic data on employment and unemployment, industries generating job growth, and the training and educational paths that lead to careers. • 2016 Election Guide: With a historic number of contenders for the presidential nominations, The World Almanac® provides information that every primary- and general-election voter will need to make an informed decision in 2016, including information on state primaries, campaign fundraising, and the issues voters care about most in 2016. • The World at a Glance: This annual feature of The World Almanac® provides a quick look at the surprising stats and curious facts that define the changing world. • and much more.

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2014

Author: National Geographic Society (U. S.)
Publisher: National Geographic Soc Childrens books
ISBN: 9781426311192
Size: 11.61 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Provides the latest information on a wide range of topics, including animals, culture, geography, the environment, history, and science.