Reviewed by Me for TeensReadToo.com
A world record book designed for the young adult set, the SCHOLASTIC BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS 2007 edition will keep you reading long into the night, pouring over facts that you didn't even know you were interested in! Covering everything from sports to the solar system, this book will definitely help you to feel smart. After reading through it, you can
show off your new knowledge to parents, teachers, and friends, and wow them with your brilliance!
Main and sub-categories are as follows:
Sports Records--Track and Field, Bicycling, Golf, Basketball, Baseball, Football, Tennis, Figure Skating, Olympics, Soccer, Hockey, and Car Racing.
Human-Made Records--Transportation, Constructions, and Travel.
Nature Records--Animals, Natural Formations, Food, Weather, Plants, and Disasters.
Popular Culture Records--Television, Music, Theater, Movies, Books, and Art.
Money and Business Records--Industry, Wealth, and Most Valuable.
Science Records--Computers, Technology, Solar System, Space, Video Games, and Vehicles.
I have to say that this book was equally intriguing to both myself and my nine-year old son. Whatever your age, if you're a fan of facts, figures, and obscure knowledge such as the world's most deadly amphibian or the world's richest woman, the SCHOLASTIC BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS 2007 is most definitely the book for you!