The World Almanac and Book of Facts by Sarah Janssen, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®When we needed to know something we went to the library; we researched information using books. Facts were readily at our disposal without any need for power or hand-held devices. The children in my class have Chromebooks. It is helpful in many ways. But, nothing can compare with holding a book of facts in your hands. Normally, I am all about reading fiction.
The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2016
In , the U. Naval Academy then known as the U. Naval School opened in Annapolis, Maryland. In , the Gershwin opera Porgy and Bess opened on Broadway. In , Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned after he was charged with tax evasion.
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Get thousands of facts at your fingertips with this essential resource. For more than years, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The edition of The World Almanac reviews the biggest events of and will be your go-to source for questions on any topic in the upcoming year. Includes a sneak peek at upcoming celebrity milestone birthdays in Statistical Spotlight: A popular annual graphic feature highlights statistics relevant to the biggest news of the year.