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  World Book Encyclopedia | Free Atlas | Homework Help
World Book offers special pricing on the World Book Encyclopedia and all other World Book products for schools, libraries, and other institutions in the United States and Canada.
The 500 maps in the World Book Atlas cover the globe interactively, linking to each other, and directly to articles on continents, countries, states, provinces, cities, and other places shown on the maps.
Find your local World Book Distributor and browse through World Book's Product Selection for people who live outside of the US and Canada.
www.worldbook.com   (260 words)

  Better World Books - American Medical Student Association
Her desire to save precious medical books from landfills and get them in the hands of African students triggered the partnership AMSA and Better World Books has started today.
Through her promotion and hard work of the book drive she was able to collect over 500 books, enough to stock two school libraries in Africa.
Books For Africa (BFA) is the largest shipper of donated textbooks to the African continent.
www.betterworldbooks.com /Campus/AMSA.aspx   (638 words)

  Amazon.com: World Book Encyclopedia 2003 Ultra-Deluxe Edition: Software   (Site not responding. Last check: )
With over eight decades of experience and a global reputation for unsurpassed excellence, World Book is firmly established as the premier reference source.
As our world changes, World Book changes with it, while remaining true to its goal of providing students, parents, teachers, and librarians with the most useful, up-to-date information.
World Book's exclusive Surf the Ages feature fulfills this concept by providing simulated Web sites as they might have been if the World Wide Web had existed throughout history.
www.amazon.com /World-Book-Encyclopedia-2003-Ultra-Deluxe/dp/B00006GEPA   (1544 words)

  World Book Encyclopedia 2003 Deluxe Edition
With over eight decades of experience and a global reputation for unsurpassed excellence, World Book is firmly established as the premier general reference source.
As our world changes, World Book changes with it, while remaining true to its goal of providing students, parents, teachers, and librarians with the most useful, up-to-date information.
World Book's exclusive Surf the Ages feature fulfills this concept by providing simulated Web sites as they might have been if the World Wide Web had existed throughout history.
www.geodonka.com /worldbookencyclopedia.html   (732 words)

 World Book Day - About World Book Day   (Site not responding. Last check: )
World Book Day was designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, and is marked in over 100 countries around the globe.
A main aim of World Book Day is to encourage children to explore the pleasures of books and reading by providing them with the opportunity to have a book of their own.
The Book Token can be exchanged for one of the ten specially published World Book Day £1 Books (where stocked and while stocks last), or is redeemable against any book or audiobook of their choice at a participating bookshop or book club (terms and conditions apply).
www.worldbookday.com /about   (396 words)

 Apple eNews—World Book 2002
That cool blue wash on the display of your Macintosh computer reflects the fact that World Book Encyclopedia 2002 was built from the ground up to take advantage of Mac OS X— both its Aqua interface and its underlying technology.
World Book 2002—which will be on store shelves shortly—had its coming out party at the recent Macworld Expo in New York, where it was one of the “Ten on X” applications shown during Apple CEO Steve Jobs’ keynote address.
World Book’s opening screen sets the stage for that experience, with a series of beautiful windows that seem to float on rippling water currents.
www.apple.com /enews/2001/features/worldbook.html   (815 words)

 World Book Day
The main aim of World Book Day is to encourage children to explore the pleasures of books and reading by providing them with the opportunity to have a book of their own.
World Book Day will flood the nation with free postcards which will be available in bookshops, libraries, coffee shops and newspapers.
In 2005 the classic WBD package of books, Book Tokens and school packs will be repeated, but the schools activity will be tuned to better meet the particular needs of the secondary, primary and pre-school sectors.
www.literacytrust.org.uk /campaign/worldbookday.html   (1086 words)

 GOA WORLD Book Review
I am sure, this book will certainly take the reader to blessed times with evocative glimpses into a blissful era that has aged, perhaps, but is not forgotten.
This book is a personal account by Cleo Odzer of her hippie years(1976-80) in India and specifically Goa.
While reading the book, it felt like the Goan Police and the goan people were in a state of permanent hybernation, thus allowing the Goa Freaks to, well, totally freak out.
www.goa-world.com /goa/books/review.htm   (4129 words)

 World Inc. | Bruce Piasecki | Social Response Capitalism
A powerful book to document and support social responsibility and environmental awareness among successful leading 21st century businesses.
World Inc. is a groundbreaking new book by Bruce Piasecki, one of the top energy and environmental consultants to companies such as Toyota, BP, Chevron, DuPont, and Dow Chemical.
In this book, the author shows how products designed with financial, social, and environmental values create better profits and make the world a better place.
www.worldincbook.com /index.html   (638 words)

 MIT's Michael Hawley creates world's largest published book - MIT News Office
The book features more than 100 pages of spectacular images of a country often referred to as "the last Shangri-la," and showcases a variety of new digital, photographic and printing techniques.
Each copy of the book uses a roll of paper considerably longer than a football field and requires more than a gallon of ink and 24 hours printing time, all accomplished with HP technology: HP Designjet printers, ultraviolet inks, and fine art media.
For Hawley, opening the book is a visceral experience, like an IMAX movie: "We pushed technology hard, and for a higher purpose, and the images give a taste of an inspiring way of life in a truly special part of the world.
web.mit.edu /newsoffice/2003/hawley.html   (1096 words)

 Macworld: News: NECC: World Book adds speech technology
World Book and Software MacKiev, a company that specializes in helping software publishers adopt and implement Apple technology, are introducing a Speech Enabler for World Book Encyclopedia for Mac OS X at this week's National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) 2002 in San Antonio, TX.
The World Book Speech Enabler makes extensive use of Apple voice recognition and speech synthesis technologies and lets users navigate the encyclopedia by voice, Michael Ross, the vice president and publisher of World Book, said.
Anyone who has installed the two-disc World Book set or bought an iMac, iBook or eMac which has the set pre-installed can download the Speech Enabler update from within the program and be up and running "in minutes." The software purportedly doesn't need to be trained to recognize your voice.
www.macworld.com /news/2002/06/17/worldbook   (479 words)

 Bookstores, book reviews and events in Washington, DC, Virginia and Maryland - washingtonpost.com
Since Edmond Hoyle published A Short Treatise on the Game of Whist in 1742, most books about card games have explained either how to play (these are known as Hoyles) or how to improve your chances of winning.
Insatiable Appetites: Three books from foodies always in search of the next delicious morsel.
The Wisdom of Fathers: Two books pose off-beat questions and provide clever answers.
www.washingtonpost.com /books/?nid=roll_books   (974 words)

 World Book 2000
World Book does offer a Macintosh version of their multimedia encyclopedia.
The World Book 2000 does not include Cyber Safari, the multimedia tour of the San Diego Zoo that was in the earlier version, but instead has a new feature called Surf the
World Book has multiple thematic maps for most continents and major countries of the world.
www.sonic.net /mnitepub/pccafe/reviews/worldbook2000/worldbook2000.html   (1915 words)

 CBC Montreal - Features - Montreal World Book Capital 2005/2006
CBC Radio is proud to partner with Montreal: Book Capital of the World 2005/2006 over the course of the coming months to underline the importance of the book - and of reading and writing, in Quebec and across the country.
Montreal: Book Capital of the World is a year of celebration and festivities and an occasion to position the city as a cultural metropolis and world-class literary hub.
It is also an opportunity for all those involved in the book community, regardless of their specialty, to showcase their activities and achievements.
www.cbc.ca /montreal/features/worldbookcapital   (327 words)

 World eBook Fair - Catalogs and Collections
These books were specially commissioned by One Laptop Per Child and created by the World Public Library for use at no charge, (View Collection).
The World eBook Library’s Classic Literature Collection is for users of all ages, classic adventure/ghost stories such as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s Frankenstein, Henry James’ Turn of the Screw, Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, Dr. Jekyll and Mr.
The World Public Library Medical Document Collection is an archive to assist all people, and especially those at greater risk of health disparities, will achieve their optimal lifespan with the best possible quality of health in every stage of life.
worldebookfair.com /Collections.htm   (3750 words)

 World Book and Copyright Day - April 23: UNESCO Culture Sector
23 April: a symbolic date for world literature for on this date and in the same year of 1616, Cervantes, Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega all died.
It was a natural choice for UNESCO's General Conference to pay a world-wide tribute to books and authors on this date, encouraging everyone, and in particular young people, to discover the pleasure of reading and gain a renewed respect for the irreplaceable contributions of those who have furthered the social and cultural progress of humanity.
Message from the Director-General of UNESCO 27 Mar 2007 Official message from the Director-General on the occasion of World Book and Copyright Day 2007 More...
portal.unesco.org /culture/en/ev.php-URL_ID=5125&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html   (267 words)

 CANOE -- CNEWS - World: Book looks at secret police penetration of Polish church   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The author, Rev. Tadeusz Isakowicz-Zaleski, was twice brutally beaten by the secret police and is one of the leaders of a drive to expose clergy who supplied information to authorities.
At what was supposed to be his opulent installation mass, Wielgus admitted co-operating with security services in the decades before the Communist regime fell in 1989.
Officials at the dioceses whose bishops were identified in the book could not be reached for comment Monday.
cnews.canoe.ca /CNEWS/World/2007/02/26/3669385-ap.html   (935 words)

 NASA - Index of World Book @ NASA Articles
World Book Encyclopedia and NASA are working together to provide World Book content to NASA Internet visitors.
M2K4 is a NASA interactive experience focusing on the latest mission to Mars.
View some of the breathtaking images of the ringed world of Saturn and its moons from the early stages of this exciting mission.
www.nasa.gov /worldbook   (87 words)

 The Seattle Times: Nation & World: Book theory not a confession, O.J. says
O.J. Simpson says a chapter from a recalled book attributed to him is not a confession.
LOS ANGELES — O.J. Simpson says a chapter from his unpublished book that hypothesizes how he would have killed his former wife and her friend was created mostly from a ghostwriter's research and is not a confession.
When the proposal for a book was brought to him, Simpson said, he implored the publishers not to include the "created half-chapter" about the killings.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/nationworld/2003525617_oj15.html   (752 words)

 WorldChanging   (Site not responding. Last check: )
buy the book from: barnes and noble, amazon, powells, abrams, or an independent bookstore near you (to locate one, go to booksense.com)
This book belongs in the library of every person who aspires to be part of that generation."
[Their book] is a compendium of everything a younger generation of environmental activists has to offer: creativity, digital dexterity, networking ability, an Internet-era optimism about the future, and a deep concern about not only green issues but related questions of human rights, poverty, and social justice.
www.worldchanging.com /book   (420 words)

 Amazon.com: World Book: Books: World Book Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I own the rights to this title and would like to make it available again through Amazon.
Keep connected to what's happening in the world of books by signing up for Amazon.com Books Delivers, our monthly subscription e-mail newsletters.
If you are a publisher or author and hold the digital rights to a book, you can make it available as an eBook on Amazon.com.
www.amazon.com /World-Book-Encyclopedia/dp/0716612941   (519 words)

 Book World
I did wonder if this was a book that would appeal only to women and then I read this very perceptive review by James Lasdun at the Guardian.
So, if there are any remaining readers of Book World still out there after the lack of posts recently, you may be wondering how my week of reading deprivation was.
And in case any of you have been reading Book World since October 2006 when the builders started work on my library/study, you'll be pleased to know that there's an outside chance that it will be finished, and fitted with its shelves, by the middle of next month.
bookworld.typepad.com /book_world   (3151 words)

 World Book 1999
The IBM 1999 World Book Multimedia Encyclopedia, Family Reference Suite, is a suitable for students, parents, and teachers who want the most powerful and robust reference.
As a result, the articles in the encyclopedia are written and presented in a way that is both interesting and easily understood by the age group most likely to research them.
When locations are set, they are marked on the globe and flat map and a line linking the locations appears on the flat map.
www.sonic.net /mnitepub/pccafe/reviews/worldbook/worldbook.html   (1579 words)

 A Woman's Voice for the Arab World - BOOK WORLD
He is the author of The Emergence of African Fiction, The Novel in the Third World, and American Indian Fiction.
Hanan al-Shaykh was born in Lebanon in 1945.
What interests me about the work of Hanan al-Shaykh is both the question of gender and the extraordinary opening into the Arab world in her fiction.
www.worldandihomeschool.com /public_articles/1991/september/wis19675.asp   (393 words)

 World Book 2007 - Mac OS X - VersionTracker
Notify me when World Book is updated on VersionTracker.
Winner of the 2003 Apple Design Award for Best Technology Adoption, the Mac OS X version of World Book Multimedia Encyclopedia has been developed to take advantage of the power and elegance of Apple's next generation operating system.
Photos, videos and illustrations from the World Book appear to float along the bottom of the screen like leaves in a stream while music from the encyclopedia's music collections plays.
www.versiontracker.com /dyn/moreinfo/macosx/17758   (419 words)

 The World & I Book Review, Educational Resource and Online Archive
Check out more than 1,500 titles in our ever-expanding Book Review Archive for insightful appraisals of the latest and the best in both fiction and nonfiction presented in the pages of The World and I since we began in January 1986.
Book Search (type in subject, title, or author’s last name)
Four very different books examine the threat of terrorism and the need for flexibility in meeting unpredictable attacks and weapons.
www.worldandi.com /bookreview   (199 words)

 World Book - Encyclopedia and Learning Resources :: Products
Librarians, teachers, and parents consistently rank The World Book Encyclopedia the best encyclopedia on the market.
World Book Kids is designed especially for younger users, English-language learners, and reluctant readers.
The World Book Online Reference Centre is the premier online general encyclopedia and reference resource.
www.worldbook.com.au /products.php?type=35   (140 words)

 The World & I Book World, Monthly Magazine, Educational Resource and online Archive
Book World examines the lives of influential writers and offers in-depth reviews of significant new fiction and nonfiction.
Discusses notable authors and presents an excerpt from their works.
Analyzes books that influence contemporary thinking in public
www.worldandi.com /current/bk.asp   (84 words)

 World Book
Core reference collections; documents, selections, online reference books in major subject areas at the World Book Online Reference Center.
James A. Garfield, 20th President of the United States, was born on this date in 1831.
With content from the award winning World Book Student Discovery Encyclopedia, the site offers simpler navigation, thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps, and dozens of activities tied to national curriculum standards.
www.worldbookonline.com   (179 words)

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