The State of the World’s Children
is an annual United Nations Children’s Fund
(UNICEF) report. It carries feature articles about the condition of the world’s children covering such topics as poverty, education, children involved in conflict, and health. It also carries summaries of reports by various worldwide panels having to do with children’s issues. Finally, it has extensive reporting of data having to do with the children of the world in the form of statistical tables, figures, and maps. This is an important and basic reference publication that should be in every classroom concerned with the status of the world’s children. Its use offers opportunities for teachers to integrate the social studies, sciences, language arts, and mathematics.