World Book’s Election Editions of Print and Digital Products Spark Classroom Discussion

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 17, 2020–

World Book, Inc. ( www.worldbook.com[1] ), a leading publisher of nonfiction children’s books, core reference, and digital learning platforms, today announced the addition of election editions to its portfolio of digital and print products.

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Page from World Book’s special volume, Road to the White House (Photo: Business Wire)

The 2020 election is considered one of the most important elections in recent times, with monumentally high stakes. It is one of the closest races in modern U.S. history and saw record voter turnout. Many questions were raised by kids: Why doesn’t the popular vote determine who will be president? What are the different ways to cast a vote? Can an election be decided by the Supreme Court? What happens if a president isn’t declared in time for Inauguration Day?

World Book answers all these questions and more with the release of election special products:


  • World Book Online[3]
    is a timely resource to help students easily learn and answer the questions raised during the 2020 U.S. presidential election. With daily updates, new articles, and topical “Behind the Headlines” posts, World Book Online makes understanding the election process easy for readers of all ages.
  • Articles in the 2021 edition of The World Book Encyclopedia[4] reflect changes relating to the U.S. elections, Joe Biden and Donald J. Trump biographies, Democratic and Republican parties, and the Electoral College, as well as U.S. state flag updates. New articles include biographies of Kamala Harris and Amy Coney Barrett.
  • A special volume, Road to the White House[5], will be available with the 2021 edition of The World Book Encyclopedia. A valuable tool for U.S. history and civics instruction, the election special volume takes a fascinating look at the process behind electing someone to the highest office in the United States government.

World Book’s President Geoff Broderick said, “The 2020 election was unprecedented. The unique political landscape engaged millions of Americans to refresh their understanding of how U.S. elections work. Our election editions demystify the process and bring clarity to the political landscape, with an unbiased perspective. Backed by editorial excellence, World Book’

About World Book, Inc.: At World Book, we enhance learning and reading for children around the world by developing trustworthy and topical content that engages all ages at home, on the go, in the classroom, or at the library. World Book, Inc., a subsidiary of The Scott Fetzer Company, is based out of Chicago, IL.

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References

  1. ^ www.worldbook.com (cts.businesswire.com)
  2. ^ https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201117005929/en/ (www.businesswire.com)
  3. ^ World Book Online (cts.businesswire.com)
  4. ^ 2021 edition of The World Book Encyclopedia (cts.businesswire.com)
  5. ^ Road to the White House (cts.businesswire.com)
  6. ^ https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201117005929/en/ (www.businesswire.com)
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