National Geographic

Children’s Book Review: Two National Geographic Kids Books for Animal Lovers

CAT TALES True Stories of Kindness and Companionship with Kitties By: Aline Alexander Newman Published: April 11, 2017 Publisher: National Geographic Non-Fiction Our family has always been a “cat family”. When I met my husband, he had two cats and I had one. Our children grew up with our cats as pets and then after…
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Children’s Book Review: Animal Ark By Kwame Alexander

ANIMAL ARK Celebrating Our Wild World in Poetry and Pictures By: Kwame Alexander with Mary Rand Hess and Deanna Kikaido Photography by: Joel Sartore Published: February 14, 2017 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Poetry/Education/Photography This amazing book shares the importance of taking care of our world for the animals that live in it. It gives our youngest children an…
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Children’s Book Review: Shackles from the Deep By Michael Cottman

SHACKLES FROM THE DEEP Tracing the Path of a Sunken Slave Ship, A Bitter Past, and a Rich Legacy By: Michael Cottman Published: January 3, 2017 Publisher: National Geographic Non-Fiction Avid scuba diver and journalist, Michael Cottman is sharing the remarkable discovery of a sunken ship that carried slaves to Europe and North/South America during…
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Children’s Book Review: Two Presidential Books from Time for Kids and National Geographic Kids

PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES By: The Editors of Time for Kids Published: January 10, 2017 Publisher: Time for Kids Non-Fiction This small 9×6 inch book is packed full of information perfect for your middle grade through middle school aged child. Heck, I learned things from this book. It’s the perfect size to keep in…
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Children’s Book Review: Science Encyclopedia from National Geographic

SCIENCE ENCYCLOPEDIA Atom Smashing, Food Chemistry, Animals, Space, and More! Published: October 11, 2016 Publisher: National Geographic Non-Fiction Everything you ever wanted to know about Science is in this book. Nothing was left out and the photography is absolutely amazing. This is National Geographic at its best….taking a subject and sharing everything possible in an…
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Children’s Book Review: How Things Work By T. J. Resler

HOW THINGS WORK Discover Secrets and Science Behind Bounce Houses, Hovercraft, Robotics, and Everything in Between.  By: T.J. Resler Published: October 25, 2016 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Non-Fiction Does your child love to take things apart to see how they work? Do they constantly ask why or how something is made or created? Do you…
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Children’s Book Review: Tales from the Arabian Nights By Donna Jo Napoli

A story collection full of folk tales and adventures to delight children's imaginations.
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Children’s Book Review: Rise of the Lioness By Bradley Hague

RISE OF THE LIONESS Restoring A Habitat and its Pride on The Liuwa Plains By: Bradley Hague Published: September 13, 2016 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Non-Fiction In a tiny country in Africa where people live in huts, the population of lions was reduced to just one….a female lion appropriately named, Lady. Through war and severe…
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Children’s Book Review: Extreme Wildfire By Mark Thiessen

EXTREME WILDFIRE Smoke Jumpers, High-Tech Gear, Survival Tactics, and the extraordinary Science of Fire By: Mark Thiessen with Glen Phelan Published: August 30, 2016 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Non-Fiction Wildfires seem to be all over the nightly news in all parts of our country. Recently, the western part of our country dealt with losses of…
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Children’s Book Review: Dining with Dinosaurs By National Geographic Kids

DINING WITH DINOSAURS A Tasty Guide to Mesozoic Munching Illustrated by: Hannah Bonner Published: September 20, 2016 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Non-Fiction This is THE book for children who love dinosaurs. Future Paleontologist in your house of any age? Get them this book. I learned so much and chuckled on every page. The writing is…
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