America’s best-selling annual publication is also the most beloved: Its name makes people smile and its contents tickle funny bones. A reference book that reads like a magazine, the Almanac is packed with facts, features, and fun that make every day special. The 2012 edition, which marks the publication’s 220th anniversary, will feature . . . •weather predictions for every day and climatic trends for each season, plus the science behind weather folklore • the most accurate astronomical data under the sun, with best-viewing recommendations for every month • gardening advice for growing vegetables and flowers, not to mention worthwhile weeds • easy, mouthwatering recipes for Dutch ovens • amusing and enlightening articles on topics such as cures for a headache, quirky measurements, and heirloom animals • ideas, hints, and charts that provide simple solutions and shortcuts for everyday challenges • and much, much more! Added value this year . . . • 80 full-color pages • full-color national weather maps of winter and summer forecasts • national, in-person TV, radio, and print publicity campaign, beginning in September 2011
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
This teaching resource offers great lesson ideas and activities based on quality children's literature. All titles center around the theme of work, giving children an insight into today's working environment and the skills that are needed to succeed. Each chapter assists the teacher in planning exciting classroom activities and projects. Through literature, important concepts and role models are presented that will help children think about teamwork, cooperative learning, and economic issues.