The Old Farmer s Almanac 2015

Author: Old Farmer's Almanac
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9781571986399
Release Date: 2014-08-26
Genre: Reference

Presents a compilation of practical advice and folklore, featuring weather forecasts for the United States, planting tables, health remedies, horoscopes, recipes, games and puzzles and other entertaining and useful information, all in an attractive layout with dozens of full-color pages.

The Old Farmer s Almanac for Kids

Author: Old Farmer’s Almanac
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9781571987174
Release Date: 2015-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Fascinating stories, fun facts, and activities that provide hours of edu-tainment make a winning formula for this biannual series created for kids ages 8 and up. This brand-new edition includes chapters with features on . . . • Astronomy: Earth’s volcanoes and other planetary wonders • Calendar: origin of the birthday cake, why we save daylight time, and more “special” days • Health: fun facts about your brain; uncommon advice for the common cold; why we have burps, gas, and other unmentionables • Weather: wildfire weather, facts about fog • Food: the history of the hot dog, the making of maple syrup, the first frozen dinner, lunchbox recipes • Accomplished Kids: kids who made amazing discoveries, kids who help to make the world a better place • Nature: a bug guide, little-known facts about nuts, poison dart frogs • In the Garden: secrets of composting, growing a bean teepee and other edibles, plus fun crafts • Sports: a wooden car derby, plus adventurers Sam Patch (falls jumper), Jay Cochrane (wire walker), and Charles F. Lummis (cross-country hiker) • Amusement: tips for setting a record, advice for whistlers, and more • Plus too much more to mention!

The Old Farmer s Almanac

Author: Old Farmer's Almanac
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9781571985446
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Reference

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

The Old Farmer s Almanac 2016

Author: Old Farmer’s Almanac
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9781571986764
Release Date: 2015-09-01
Genre: Reference

As surely as the Sun rises in the east and maple leaves turn color in autumn, The Old Farmer’s Almanac is back—and it’s better than ever! Recognized for generations by its familiar yellow cover, America’s best-loved annual and oldest continuously published periodical (now in its 224th year!) promises to be “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor,” once again fulfilling both the mission set forth by its founder, Robert B. Thomas, and readers’ expectations. This edition is packed with wit, wisdom, tips, advice, facts, fun, and recipes, including: • traditionally 80 percent–accurate weather forecasts • how to make sausages at home • “creatures from hell” • grow your own beer (ingredients) • time- and money-saving tips • unmasked mysteries of plant seed dispersal • bale, key, and concrete block gardens • quirky origins of American horse breeds • history, lore, and more about birthstones Plus, Moon phases and other celestial sightings, tides, gardening tables, best days to do things, and more. Added value this year: • 96 full-color pages • full-color winter and summer weather maps • updated Reference section Often imitated, but never equaled. Accept no substitutes!

The Old Farmer s Almanac Garden Fresh Cookbook

Author: Old Farmer's Almanac
Publisher: Yankee Pub
ISBN: 1571985417
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Cooking

Includes over three hundred recipes that focus on using garden-fresh vegetables, with tips and advice for herb, vegetable, and edible flower gardening.

The Old Farmer s Almanac for Kids

Author: Janice Stillman
Publisher: Yankee Pub
ISBN: 1571983589
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The American classic now mixes wacky and wonderful stories, facts, and activities for children, covering weather, astronomy, gardening, history, the outdoors, nature, sports, and more. Original.

The Old Farmer s Almanac Comfort Food

Author: Ken Haedrich
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9781571986481
Release Date: 2014-09-02
Genre: Cooking

Presents over two hundred recipes for such comfort foods as onion and bacon tarts, potato and artichoke au gratin, sausage meat loaf, super-creamy mac and cheese, and chicken parmesan potpie.

The Old Farmer s Almanac 2015 Trade Edition

Author: Old Farmer's Almanac
Publisher: Yankee Pub
ISBN: 1571986499
Release Date: 2014-08-26
Genre: Reference

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.

The Old Farmer s Almanac 2017

Author: Old Farmer’s Almanac
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9781571987099
Release Date: 2016-08-30
Genre: Reference

What is 225 years old yet always of the moment? The Old Farmer’s Almanac! America’s oldest continuously published periodical, beloved by generations for being “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor,” celebrates its unique history with a special edition and more readers than ever before! As the nation’s iconic calendar, the 2017 edition will predict and mark notable events; glance back and look forward, with historic perspectives on food, people, and businesses; salute legendary customs and folklore; hail celestial events; explore, forage, and cultivate the natural world; forecast traditionally 80 percent–accurate weather; inspire giggles and perhaps romance; and more—too much more to mention—all in the inimitably useful and humorous way it has done since 1792.

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2018

Author: Sarah Janssen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781600572128
Release Date: 2017-12-05
Genre: Reference

The 150th Anniversary special edition of the best-selling reference book of all time! The ebook format allows curious readers to keep millions of searchable facts at their fingertips. 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 150th anniversary edition celebrates its illustrious history while keeping an eye on the future. 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: 150 Years of The World Almanac: A special feature celebrating The World Almanac's historic run includes highlights from its distinguished past and some old-fashioned "facts," illustrating how its defining mission has changed with the times. Historical Anniversaries: The World Almanac's recurring feature expands to incorporate milestone events and cultural touchstones dating to the book's founding year, from the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson to the publication of Little Women. World Almanac Editors' Picks: Greatest Single-Season Performances: In light of Russell Westbrook's unprecedented 42 regular-season triple-doubles, The World Almanac takes a look back in sports history for athletes' best single-season runs. Statistical Spotlight: A popular new feature highlights statistics relevant to the biggest stories of the year. These data visualizations provide important context and new perspectives to give readers a fresh angle on important issues. The Obama Presidency: A year after Barack Obama’s second term came to a close, The World Almanac reviews the accomplishments, missteps, and legacy of the 44th president. 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. Other New Highlights: A brand-new biography of the 45th president and profile of the Trump administration; 2016 election results; and statistics on crime, health care, overdose deaths, shootings, terrorism, and much more. The Year in Review: The World Almanac takes a look back at 2017 while providing all the information you'll need in 2018. 2017—Top 10 News Topics: The editors of The World Almanac list the top stories that held the world's attention in 2017. 2017—Year in Sports: Hundreds of pages of trivia and statistics that are essential for any sports fan, featuring a preview of the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympic Games, complete coverage of the 2017 World Series, new tables of NBA, NHL, and NCAA statistics, and much more. 2017—Year in Pictures: Striking full-color images from around the world in 2017, covering news, entertainment, science, and sports. 2017—Offbeat News Stories: The World Almanac editors found some of the quirkiest news stories of the year, from the king who secretly worked as an airline pilot for decades to the state that's auctioning off its governor's mansion. World Almanac Editors' Picks: Time Capsule: The World Almanac lists the items that most came to symbolize the year 2017, from news and sports to pop culture.

The Old Farmer s Almanac Best Home Baking

Author: Old Farmer's Almanac
Publisher: Yankee Pub
ISBN: 1571983856
Release Date: 2006-09-01
Genre: Cooking

Best Home Baking, brought to you by the editors of the venerable Old Farmers Almanac, features prizewinning baked goods from Americas country fairs and food festivals, as well as bonus recipes carefully selected from the Almanacs own cooking contests. From Breads and Muffins to Cakes and Pies to Brownies, Bars, and Cookies, youll find many tasty treats here that are sure to please your family and friends for years to come. As a special add-on value, this fun and easy-to-use recipe book also includes valuable Blue Ribbon Tips, with inside hints and helps from Americas best amateur bakers. Makes a wonderful gift for anyone interested in baking or great foodincluding yourself!

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2016

Author: Sarah Janssen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781600572005
Release Date: 2015-12-08
Genre: Reference

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.

The Old Farmer s Almanac 2016

Author: Old Farmer Almanac
Publisher: Yankee Pub
ISBN: 1571986693
Release Date: 2015-09-01
Genre: Reference

As surely as the Sun rises in the east and maple leaves turn color in autumn, The Old Farmer's Almanac is back--and it's better than ever! Recognized for generations by its familiar yellow cover, America's best-loved annual and oldest continuously published periodical (now in its 224th year!) promises to be "useful, with a pleasant degree of humor," once again fulfilling both the mission set forth by its founder, Robert B. Thomas, and readers' expectations. This edition is packed with wit, wisdom, tips, advice, facts, fun, and recipes, including: * traditionally 80 percent-accurate weather forecasts * how to make sausages at home * "creatures from hell" * grow your own beer (ingredients) * time- and money-saving tips * unmasked mysteries of plant seed dispersal * bale, key, and concrete block gardens * quirky origins of American horse breeds * history, lore, and more about birthstones Plus, Moon phases and other celestial sightings, tides, gardening tables, best days to do things, and more. Added value this year: * 96 full-color pages * full-color winter and summer weather maps * updated Reference section Often imitated, but never equaled. Accept no substitutes!