b'Famous First FactsAmerican Book of Days Famous First FactsThis is a venerable and essential reference sourcelibraries owning the previous edition will want to update. BooklistPerfect for trivia buffs or scholars seeking facts; a highly recommended staple for public libraries and American history collections. Library JournalFor more than half a century, Famous First Facts has earned the accolades of reviewers and a place on library reference shelves nationwide. This seventh edition of the reference classic is updated and expanded with more entries reflecting the latest developments and discoveries, and organized for easier access to information. The seventh edition includes more than 8,000 firsts, with more than 1,000 that are new to this edition. Fields of study updated in this edition include science and technology, military history, and politics, describing events that have occurred since the 2006 edition.Updates of existing entries based on new developments and discoveries Hundreds of images of the individuals, inventions, and moments New sidebars highlighting history-changing firsts and other informationof particular interest7th EditionCovers firsts from 10,000 B.C., the date of the earliest human artifacts foundMARCH 2015 in America to the present dayOne Volume; 1,400 pagesA main subject index, plus geographical, name and year indexes, offerISBN: 978-1-61925-468-8 researchers direct access to every included fact.List Price: $195Print Purchase IncludesFREE ONLINE ACCESSThe American Book of DaysAccurate, balanced, well written. Recommended.CHOICEIdeal as a quick reference for anyone interested in learning more about American history. BooklistCompletely updated, this fifth edition highlights American holidaysand pivotal moments, arranged in an easy-to-use, day-by-day format,so readers can uncover fascinating and often overlooked accounts ofAmerican history. A truly unique way to showcase important eventsin American history.The American Book of Days features 850 essays marking importantThe American anniversaries and the birthdays of history-making Americans throughoutBook of Daysthe 366 days of the year (including February 29th). Since 1937, this uniquerecord has provided readers with a new and interesting way to researchFifth Editionpivotal moments in American history, plus a wide variety of holidays andimportant people. From the issuing of the Emancipation Proclamation onJanuary 1st to the first Womens Rights Convention on July 19th to formerSecretary of State George Marshalls birthday on December 31st, this is arich treasure trove of the kind of detail that makes history come alive.5th EditionFEBRUARY 2015One Volume; 1,400 pagesISBN: 978-1-61925-469-5List Price: $195Print Purchase IncludesFREE ONLINE ACCESS20 H.W. Wilson844.630.6369 www.hwwilsoninprint.com H.W. Wilson844.630.6369www.hwwilsoninprint.com'