With ‘The Hunger Games’ break-out star, Jennifer Lawrence, turning 22 yesterday, the Academy Award-nominated actress appears on the cover of ‘The World Almanac for Kids 2013,’ alongside Justin Bieber and Super Bowl-winning New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning. The book, which hit stores on Tuesday, is retailing for $13.99.

‘The World Almanac for Kids 2013’ features such topics as presidential trivia and the 2012 election, must-have fashions and the world’s youngest billionaires. It also serves as a valuable educational source, featuring tips on test prep, Internet research and cloud computing.

Sarah Janssen, the senior editor of ‘The World Almanac for Kids 2013,’ said “we pride ourselves on keeping (the book) colorful, fun and current for today’s young, digitally savvy generation. Our mission has always been to both entertain as well as educate our readers to get them excited about learning and interested in the world.”

‘The World Almanac’ is also offering the chance for ten Twitter followers to win ‘The World Almanac for Kids 2013.’ To enter the contest, which ends tomorrow at noon ET, follow @worldalmanac on Twitter. Then tweet @worldalmanac the most interesting thing you or your child learned on that day. Include the hastag #WAK13. Winners will be notified with Twitter Direct Message (DM) by Tuesday. They must follow @worldalmanac to receive the message.

Written by: Karen Benardello

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By Karen Benardello

As a graduate of LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic, Karen Benardello serves as ShockYa's Senior Movies & Television Editor. Her duties include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, and scribing movie, television and music reviews and news articles. As a New York City-area based journalist, she's a member of the guilds, New York Film Critics Online and the Women Film Critics Circle.

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