National Geographic

Children’s Book Review: Benjamin Franklin’s Wise Words By K.M. Kostyal

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN’S WISE WORDS How to Work Smart, Play Well, and Make Real Friends By: K.M. Kostyal Illustrated by: Fred Harper Published: January 24, 2017 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Non-Fiction Even though this book of quotes, wisdom, and life lessons from Benjamin Franklin is written for upper elementary to middle-school-aged kids, adults will love it…
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Children’s Book Review: Two Books to Get Your Child Ready for School

KISSES FOR KINDERGARTEN By: Livingstone Crouse Illustrated by: Macky Pamintuan Published: June 13, 2017 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books Fiction/Picture Book Stella Isabella Harden has decided she doesn’t need to go to school. She can get everything that she would learn at Kindergarten by staying home and playing school with her dog Buster. Stella and Buster…
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Children’s Book Review: National Geographic Kids Almanac 2018

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS ALMANAC 2018 Published: May 9, 2017 Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Non-Fiction Are your kids in the summer slide…losing their reading and thinking skills because their brains are focused on video games, days at the pool, or Netflix? In this last month of summer, get their brains in gear by giving them…
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Children’s Book Review: Three Career Books from National Geographic Kids

100 THINGS TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP By: Lisa M. Gerry Published: March 14, 2017 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Non-Fiction Do you want to let you kids know that they are more jobs than just the ones we hear about every day? Instead of just telling them about being a nurse, teacher, farmer, banker,…
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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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