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Non-Fiction Books

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Non-Fiction Books

The Advantages and Disadvantages of the Non-Fiction Books!

Faces Magazine (Magazine Area)

•Each issue is about a different country

•Located in magazine area

•Magazines are listed in library catalog

Earth Science

•8 volume encyclopedia

•Organized by topic—landforms, fossils, earth’s resources, etc.

•Set index in each volume

•Glossary in each volume

Raintree Illustrated Science Encyclopedia

•18 volume Science Encyclopedia

•Articles organized alphabetically by topic

•Set index in volume 18

•Articles about all areas of science

Circling the Globe

•10 volume encyclopedia

•Organized by continent

•V. 10 is a set index

•Includes fact boxes, pictures, maps, and cultural information

World Almanac and Book of Facts

•Use index in FRONT of book

•Basic information about each country

•Great statistics—weather, climate, population, 

Maps of the World

•10 volume encyclopedia

•Organized by types of maps AND area of the world

•Glossary of map terms in volume 1

•Great cultural maps

•Set index and volume index in the back of each volume

Eyewitness Atlas of the World

•Organized by area of the world

•Use the table of contents in the front of the atlas

•Great maps, pictures, cultural information

•City locator


Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures

•9 volume encyclopedia

•Alphabetical order by

name of country

•Set index and glossary in each volume

•Lots of cultural information, basic maps

Exploring Earth and Space Science

•Articles are organized in alphabetical order

•Set index in volume 11

•Great articles on weather, climate, and the earth

Rand McNally The World

•Countries are in alphabetical order

•Fact box, maps, pictures, and basic information

•Great "extra" information in the front of the book—climate, landforms, population of cities, etc.


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