This new edition of the award-winning original features 16 brand-new pages, more than 100 full-color photographs, illustrations and satellite images, plus charts, graphs, and fact boxes. We've expanded the thematic section to include spreads on environmental trouble spots, coral reefs, world conflict, refugees, global communications, and diffusion of popular culture. All charts, graphs, and fact boxes reflect the latest statistical data, and the Society's world-renowned cartographers have updated all the physical and political maps to show the most current boundary changes and the newest countries. With this superior volume so chock-full of practical and engaging details, students will always be tuned in to our ever-changing world.
Ages 10 to 14
144 pages; over 100 full-color photographs and maps