World Trade Press for Schools

Basic Information

Address: 616 E. Eighth Street, Suite 7, Traverse City, Michigan 49686
Phone Number: (800) 833-8586 extension 4, (510) 318-9269 School Sales
Fax Number: (231) 642-5300
Person of Contact: Paul Meyers

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Additional Information

Store Hours: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EST) M-F
Area Served: USA
Coupons/Discounts: Ask about our bundle prices!
Products:


World Trade Press products for schools:

ABC World Culture
The world's most comprehensive collection of country culture articles for 175 countries. Topics
include greetings and courtesies, gift giving, education, famous people, holidays, superstitions
and folklore, history, media, women in culture, national cuisine, recipes, sports, stereotypes,
maps, flags, religion, and more.

ABC World Food
The world's largest and most comprehensive database of food and food culture for 174 countries.
This proprietary database includes 884 food culture articles, 6500 traditional recipes, 545
ingredient articles, historical timelines, glossaries, and 2,000 food quotes. Lavishly illustrated
with 14,000 photos.

ABC Food America
ABC Food America is a state-by-state, region by region and ethnic group by ethnic group online
exploration of the United States' culinary heritage. Users will experience Native American food
traditions, immigrant influences with regional food enclaves, unique foods, historic
advertisements, vintage videos, recipes and more.

ABC the USA
A large-scale interface with a database of US state and country information. State information is
arranged into 103 editorial and image datasets for each state. Topics include history, geography,
demographics, education, food and recipes, government, crime, maps, media outlets, symbols, sports,
and more.

ABC MapsOnline
A collection of 75,000 royalty-free maps that students and teachers can download and print. Map
types include world, country, state, political, physical, outline, environmental, scientific, and
antique maps. Also included are visual glossaries, geography games, extensive flag images, and
teaching tools.

ABC LingoLITE
Learn basic vocabulary in 30 languages from native speakers. Each vocabulary entry includes a color
photo, a native speaker video, and the word or term in the local language and your native language.
Users can change the interface language (also 30 languages) at the click of a button.

Areas of Expertise:

World Trade Press' online resources provide access to a wealth of multidisciplinary evidence needed to formulate compelling questions and craft supported answers.

Our comprehensive databases feature factual and citable articles, images, video, and audio detailing the diverse culture, geography, history, economics, civics, foods, and language of 174 countries of the world.

Use our articles and multimedia to pique curiosity and engage students through active inquiry, discussion, activities, and projects in courses including social studies, language, and the culinary arts.

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Mission Statement:

World Trade Press will promote mutual understanding accross cultures by lowering the information barriers.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

The founding principle of the company was (and remains) to strengthen mutual understanding across cultures by lowering the information barriers that prevent individuals and organizations from succeeding in the international arena.

Company History:

About World Trade Press
World Trade Press is a publishing and information products company specializing in large-scale online
databases of country by country and state by state information. Our content focuses on culture, travel,
business, trade, local living, language, cartography, and food.
The company was founded in 1993 by Edward G. Hinkelman, an international economist (Tufts University,
University of Paris) with years of experience as an importer and exporter, to publish reference books for the
international trade community.
The founding principle of the company was (and remains) to strengthen mutual understanding across cultures
by lowering the information barriers that prevent individuals and organizations from succeeding in the
international arena.
World Trade Press has published more than 120 print products, 22 online databases, 4,000 proprietary maps,
a 78,000 native-speaker video clip language learning product, and numerous information products.
World Trade Press offices are in Traverse City, Michigan at the head of Grand Traverse Bay.
Clients
World Trade Press sells products and licenses services to more than 3,600 institutional accounts in the
following industries:
LOGISTICS - More than 60 of the top 100 global logistics firms including.
GOVERNMENT AGENCIES - More than 100 US and foreign government agencies.
GLOBAL BUSINESSES - Three of the world's top international relocation firms plus more than 100 others.
PUBLIC LIBRARIES - More than 1,800 public libraries in the US and Canada.
ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS - More than 1,500 universities and colleges including Harvard University, Yale
University, University of California Berkeley, Stanford, the University of Michigan, Boston University,
University of Massachusetts, Brigham and many others.
These lists include both current and past institutional accounts.

Additional Information:

The 2019 2020 World Trade Press Catalog

https://www.worldtradepress.com/wp-content/themes/wtp/downloads/ABC-Catalog2020.pdf