Sports Illustrated Almanac 2013

Author: Editors of Sports Illustrated

Publisher: Sports Illustrated

ISBN: 9781603209342

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 544

View: 7221

America's favorite sports almanac since its introduction 22 years ago, the Sports Illustrated Almanac now has 2012 covered, from football to fencing, hockey to handball and everything in between. The Sports Illustrated Almanac features essays by top Sports Illustrated writers; all-time stats and records; and ticketing and venue information for pro baseball, basketball, football and hockey. It's the ultimate argument-ender!
Posted in Sports & Recreation

Sports Illustrated Almanac 2007

Author: Sports Illustrated

Publisher: Time Home Entertainment Incorporated

ISBN: 9781933405469

Category: Reference

Page: 864

View: 4427

Providing a complete review of the year in sports, this reference includes statistical reports, photographs, histories, previews, and special features on the world's major sports.
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Sports Illustrated Almanac 2014

Author: Editors of Sports Illustrated

Publisher: Sports Illustrated

ISBN: 9781603209762

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 544

View: 495

America's best-selling sports almanac, now in its 23rd year, is as fact-filled and fun as ever. Packed with stats, standings and historical data from Sports Illustrated's award-winning staff, this is the essential reference book for every fan. From pro and college football to Major League Baseball and the NBA to NASCAR, Sports Illustrated Almanac 2014 features all-time records and year-by-year statistics, including: The 2013 baseball playoffs and World Series An 88-page pro football section with year-by-year NFL standings and game recaps for Super Bowls I to XLVII Complete results from every major tournament in golf and tennis Year-by-year and 2013 statistics from NASCAR, IRL and Formula One Annual results from many professional and amateur sports, including Little League baseball, lacrosse and volleyball It's the ultimate argument-ender.
Posted in Sports & Recreation

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2016

Author: Sarah Janssen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1600572006

Category: Reference

Page: 1008

View: 7148

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.
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The World Almanac Fifty Years of American Sports

A Decade-By-Decade History

Author: David Fischer,James Buckley, Jr.,Jim Gigliotti,Timothy Seeberg,Michael Teitelbaum,John Walters,Bob Woods

Publisher: World Almanac Books

ISBN: 9781600571404

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 400

View: 759

A comprehensive overview presents fifty years of high points, scandals, records, and championships covering such sports as baseball, basketball, football, golf, hockey, soccer, tennis, horse racing, boxing, and the Olympics.
Posted in Sports & Recreation

Scholastic Year in Sports 2015

Author: James Buckley Jr.

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 054569518X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 8778

The must-have book for sports fans of all ages! For sport fans everywhere, the 2015 edition of Year in Sports will feature full-color action photographs throughout, completely updated facts and stats,bright, colorful interior design, and new Top 10 and Wacky and Weird Moments lists from the past year. With info about all of the top athletes, championships, and legends from the major and secondary sports.
Posted in Juvenile Nonfiction

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2013

Author: Sarah Janssen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1600571751

Category: Reference

Page: 1008

View: 8573

Get thousands of facts right at your fingertips with this updated 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. Published annually since 1868, this compendium of information is the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. Praised as a “treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information” by The Wall Street Journal, The World Almanac® contains thousands of facts that are unavailable publicly elsewhere—in fact, it has been featured as a category on Jeopardy! and is routinely used as a go-to, all-encompassing guide for aspiring game show contestants. The 2013 edition of The World Almanac® and Book of Facts will answer all of your trivia questions—from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more.
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Sports Illustrated Almanac 2015

Author: Editors of Sports Illustrated

Publisher: Sports Illustrated

ISBN: 9781618933508

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 528

View: 4634

America's best-selling sports almanac, now in its 24th year, is as fact-filled and fun as ever. Packed with stats, standings and historical data from Sports Illustrated's award-winning staff, this is the essential reference book for every fan. From pro and college football to Major League Baseball and the NBA to NASCAR, Sports Illustrated Almanac 2015 features all-time records and year-by-year statistics, including: --The 2014 baseball playoffs and World Series --An 88-page pro football section with year-by-year NFL standings and game recaps for Super Bowls I to XLVIII --Detailed results from the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, listing all medalists in every event, and the 2014 World Cup --Complete results from every major tournament in golf and tennis --Year-by-year and 2014 statistics from NASCAR, IRL and Formula One --Annual results from many professional and amateur sports, including Little League baseball, lacrosse and volleyball It's the ultimate argument-ender.
Posted in Sports & Recreation

The World Almanac Book of Records

Firsts, Feats, Facts & Phenomena

Author: Mark Young

Publisher: World Almanac Education

ISBN: 9780886879464

Category: Reference

Page: 504

View: 4893

Lists more than four thousand records, including facts, timelines, and trivia about the worlds of sports, technology, entertainment, geography, and other natural, man-made, and otherworldly topics.
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National Geographic Concise History of the World

An Illustrated Timeline

Author: Neil Kagan

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9780792283645

Category: History

Page: 416

View: 4400

A fascinating chronology of world history ranges from the dawn of humankind to the present day, examining important events, milestones, ideas, personalities, and more that occurred simultaneously in different regions of the world, and includes dozens of maps, informational sidebars, artifacts, and coverage of local customs, lifestyles, climate, and other topics. 35,000 first printing.
Posted in History

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2010

Author: National Geographic,National Geographic Society (U.S.)

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426305028

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 351

View: 1108

Provides the latest information on a wide range of topics including animals, culture, geography, the environment, history, and science.
Posted in Juvenile Nonfiction

National Geographic Almanac of World History

Author: Patricia Daniels,Stephen Garrison Hyslop

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426213913

Category: History

Page: 396

View: 9529

Presents a reference guide that provides authoritative maps, charts, and chronologies complemented by informative essays covering all the major periods of human history between the time of the Neanderthals and the nuclear age.
Posted in History

Poor Richard's Almanac

Author: Benjamin Franklin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Almanacs, American

Page: 132

View: 2593

Posted in Almanacs, American

National Geographic almanac of geography

Author: Roger M. Downs,Frederick A. Day

Publisher: National Geographic Society

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: 512

View: 5586

A geographical almanac, discussing historical, physical and human geography.
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Scholastic Year in Sports 2010

Author: Inc. Scholastic,James Buckley, Jr.

Publisher: Scholastic Reference

ISBN: 9780545160612

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 6740

Presents the most interesting, monumental, and strange sports stories of the past year, including championship statistics in baseball, football, basketball, hockey, golf, and tennis.
Posted in Juvenile Nonfiction

Hammond The World Almanac Book of the United States

The Definitive Guide to the 50 States in Facts, Photos & Maps

Author: Hammond Inc

Publisher: Hammond Incorporated

ISBN: 9780843709681

Category: Reference

Page: 256

View: 9643

Presents information about the history, economy, population, topography, attractions, and key people from each of the fifty states and Washington, D.C., and provides color maps showing the counties and major roads of each.
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Number Four Bobby Orr

Author: Sports Illustrated

Publisher: Fenn-M&S

ISBN: 0771079257

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 208

View: 3430

A collection of Sports illustrated articles published between 1966 and 2009 that chronicles Bobby's Orr NHL career and life after playing hockey.
Posted in Biography & Autobiography

Backstage Handbook

An Illustrated Almanac of Technical Information

Author: Paul Carter,Sally Friedman Carter

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780911747294

Category: Stage machinery

Page: 309

View: 9049

Posted in Stage machinery

Almanac of American History

Author: Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

Publisher: Outlet

ISBN: 9780517603536

Category: History

Page: 623

View: 3444

A panoramic study of the history of America details the exploration, settlement, wars, social and cultural evolution, and emergence as a superpower.
Posted in History

The Top 10 of Everything in Sports

Author: The Editors of Sports Illustrated Kids

Publisher: Sports Illustrated Kids

ISBN: 9781618930798

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 6171

Presented in the format of Top 10 lists, this book is a comprehensive yet fun look at the greatest aspects of Pro Sports. From the top athletes to the most popular teams in the world, SI Kids ranks a variety of topics covering every professional sport. Readers are guaranteed to love the big, exciting action photos from the Sports Illustrated collection and the insider knowledge of SI Kids. Filled with trivia and information, this dynamic book will be the definitive kids sports book.
Posted in Juvenile Nonfiction