New Dance Content Broadens The World Almanac® for Kids’ Arts Coverage

New Dance Content Broadens The World Almanac® for Kids’ Arts Coverage

A brand-new topic area, World of Dance, has just been added to the award-winning The World Almanac® for Kids database, along with new bullet biographies of entertainers, athletes, American leaders, and more.

Aimed at intermediate-level students, The World Almanac® for Kids erases the line between homework support and fun exploration, with exclusive online-only material as well as content from award-winning Chelsea House and Facts On File sets and series. Each topic area provides resources for homework, reports, and projects, and kids can explore age-appropriate subjects while developing online research skills with a trusted content source.

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World of Dance

A solid complement to The World Almanac® for Kids’ other art-focused topic areas—History of Fashion and Understanding Art—World of Dance features book-length articles that offer a brief history of dance and also cover modern dance, ballet, and traditional dances from around the globe. Students will also find colorful images, videos, Fun Facts articles, and biographies of related key people, including Fred Astaire, Josephine Baker, Savion Glover, Twyla Tharp, and Elvis Presley.

The topics covered in World of Dance include:

  • Popular Dances Through the Ages
  • Modern Dance
  • Ballet
  • African Dance
  • Asian Dance
  • European Dance
  • Latin Dance
  • Middle Eastern Dance

New Bullet Biographies on Entertainers, Athletes, and More

National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman

Amanda Gorman

New bullet biographies have also been added to The World Almanac® for Kids, presenting up-to-date facts about popular celebrities and people who made history in a format that is easy for young researchers to follow and entertaining for them to read. These biographies include:

Writers, Poets, and Journalists:

  • Amanda Gorman (U.S. National Youth Poet Laureate)


  • Cardi B
  • Timothée Chalamet
  • Tom Holland
  • Kylie Jenner
  • Kim Kardashian
  • Chris Pratt
  • The Weeknd
  • Zendaya


  • Russell Westbrook (basketball)
  • Aaron Donald (football)
  • Michael Thomas (football)
  • Leon Draisaitl (hockey)
  • Nathan MacKinnon (hockey)
  • Connor McDavid (hockey)

Leaders of America:

  • Joe Biden
  • Kamala Harris
  • Jill Biden


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