Laurie Katz, Director of Publicity
Phone: 212-896-4269
Email: LKatz@Infobase.com


Infobase Announces the Launch of The World Almanac® for Kids Elementary



New York, NY, October 18, 2017—Infobase, the award-winning provider of digital reference content to the school and library community, announced the launch of The World Almanac® for Kids Elementary, a brand-new resource especially for elementary school students and educators.

A complement to the company's award-winning The World Almanac® for Kids database, this completely new elementary version provides a wealth of elementary-level content—including illustrated articles, videos, interactives, Fun Facts, and more—in a colorful, kid-friendly format designed to help young children develop online research skills with a trusted source. The World Almanac® for Kids Elementary provides broad curricular coverage through exclusive online-only material as well as content from award-winning Chelsea House and Facts On File sets and series.

In addition to its extensive, up-to-date resources for homework, reports, and projects across a range of subjects, the database provides support material for teachers in the form of printable handouts, classroom management forms, graphic organizers, science diagrams, and more.

Highlights and features include:

    • Engaging, fun entries and exclusive, age-appropriate content

    • Excellent resources for student reports and research, including:

        • Informative articles with colorful illustrations

        • Entertaining videos to support the content

        • Interactives—including interactive worksheets, games, quizzes, crossword puzzles, word searches, and more—on topics including animals, Earth science, famous Americans, plants, and exploring space

        • Science projects, plus projects for students with disabilities

        • Fun Facts articles, maps, flags, and more

    • Teacher support, including printable handouts, worksheets, graphic organizers, and classroom management forms to use with any lesson, plus science diagrams and projects

    • Daily featured video or game

    • "Did You Know?" feature

    • Share content to Google Classroom, Read Aloud, and Google Translate

    • Search Assist technology and kid-friendly search results

    • Dynamic citations in MLA8, Chicago, and Harvard formats, with EasyBib, NoodleTools, and RefWorks export functionality.

Topics covered include:

    • All about Animals

    • Our Planet Earth

    • Our Solar System

    • Our Weather

    • In Your Garden

    • Habitats in Our World

    • Holidays We Celebrate

    • Leaders in Your Community

    • What We Eat

    • The 50 States

    • Canadian Provinces & Territories

    • U.S. Presidents

    • Famous Americans

    • Famous Entertainers

    • Famous Scientists and Inventors

    • Famous Athletes

    • Famous Explorers

    • Reader's Corner.

Infobase's other elementary-level offerings include the newly launched The Mailbox® School & District, a classroom activity resource for grades pre-kindergarten through 6, and Learn360, its award-winning streaming media resource for K-12 and districts, which includes elementary-level content.

For reviewer access to The World Almanac® for Kids Elementary, please contact Laurie Katz at 212-896-4269 or LKatz@Infobase.com. We ask that you not publish any pricing information about our products without first confirming it with us. For ordering, pricing, or other information, please contact our Online Sales Department at 1-800-322-8755 or OnlineSales@Infobase.com.

About Infobase:
Infobase, a Veronis Suhler Stevenson portfolio company, is an educational solutions company providing award-winning digital reference content to the school and library community. Under such well-known brands as Facts On File, The World Almanac®, Learn360, and Films Media Group, Infobase provides students, educators, and librarians with a broad range of products that both enhance and enrich the learning experience. For more than 75 years, Infobase has been a reliable, authoritative resource for supporting the needs of schools, colleges and universities, and public libraries, providing flexible options for accessing educational content whether in school, at the library, or at home.

About Veronis Suhler Stevenson:
Veronis Suhler Stevenson is a private equity and debt capital fund management company dedicated to investing in the information, education, media, marketing and business services industries in North America and Europe. VSS provides capital for buyouts, recapitalizations, growth financings and strategic acquisitions to companies and management teams with a goal to build companies both organically and through a focused add-on acquisition program. The company's website is www.vss.com.