National Geographic

Children’s Book Review: National Geographic Kids Student World Atlas

This comprehensive atlas of the world broken down by continents is perfect for a classroom or home library.
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Children’s Book Review: Little Kids First Big Book of Pets By Catherine D. Hughes

A comprehensive book about all kinds of pets for the youngest readers. From the usual to the most unusual of pets, everything is covered.
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Children’s Book Review: Make This! by Ella Schwartz

MAKE THIS! Building, Thinking, and Tinkering Projects for the Amazing Maker in You By: Ella Schwartz Photos by: Matthew Rakola Published: February 5, 2019 Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Non-Fiction Slow down that summer slide by keeping your kids learning and thinking and creating. Each chapter focuses on a part of science including simple machines,…
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Children’s Book Review: National Geographic Kids Almanac 2020

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS ALMANAC 2020 Published: May 7, 2019 Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Non-Fiction National Geographic has been making almanacs for ten years and amazing non-fiction books for as long as I can remember. I loved them when our kids were younger and I still love reading them. I always learn something and the…
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Books that Came My Way in April and May 2019

First of all, thanks to all of you for understanding my need to step back for a time. Thanks to the publishers, the publicists, and the authors for supporting my decision and giving me the time I needed to focus on other things. My dad is home and is improving more than we dreamed to…
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Children’s Book Review: Taking Cover By Nioucha Homayoonfar

TAKING COVER One Girl’s Story of Growing Up During the Iranian Revolution By: Nioucha Homayoonfar Published: January 8, 2019 Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Non-Fiction/Memoir – Middle Grade Readers This timely memoir, chronicles the author’s childhood growing up before and after the Iranian Revolution. What started as a happy, loving childhood soon turned into a…
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Books that Came My Way in February 2019

This is my monthly roundup of books that were added to my shelves in the last month. I also share an update with you on other things going on in my life. The basketball season ended a little sooner than we had hoped for our team. But lots of memories were made and we will…
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Children’s Book Review: Ultimate Predatorpedia By Christina Wilsdon

ULTIMATE PREDATORPEDIA The Most Complete Predator Reference Ever By: Christina Wilsdon Published: October 2, 2018 Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Non-Fiction   Which of these animals is a predator: Lion, Dog, European Hedgehog, Tiger, Robin, Turkey Vulture, or Ladybug? If you guessed all of them, you would be right. But, when you think of a…
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Favorite Books of 2018 – A Top Ten and Some Fun Reading Stats

I’m always amazed when I look over the list of books I read in a year. Every year the number seems to get bigger, the type of reading becomes more diverse, and a few favorites always stand out. In 2018, I read 132 books. That is the highest ever for me. But, I’ve also been…
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Children’s Book Review: To the Moon and Back By Buzz Aldrin – Books as Gifts

Books make the best gifts. I may be a little biased, but I love giving books as gifts. I think they offer a personal connection. You are either saying, I loved this book and I think you will too. Or, I know you love cats, science, history, etc so I thought this would be a…
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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Seven Sundays: A Faith, Fitness, and Food Plan for Lasting Spiritual and Physical Change


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