Tag Archives: National Geographic

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY & CULTURE (Plus a GIVEAWAY!)

A stunning achievement sure to please middle graders, teachers, and librarians. Here’s the official background from National Geographic: More than 160 tribes are featured presenting a comprehensive overview of the history of North America’s Native peoples. From the Apache to … Continue reading

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EXPLORER ACADEMY—THE DOUBLE HELIX

Book three in National Geographic’s Middle grade fiction series continues the story of twelve year old Cruz Coronado as a student at Explorer Academy. If you missed the first two installments, take a peek at my review of THE NEBULA … Continue reading

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Explorer Academy—CODEBREAKING ACTIVITY ADVENTURE

Unlock ancient puzzles and secrets introduced via supercool codes and ciphers in this companion book to the new Explorer Academy series. In the first activity book based on the Explorer Academy, kids test their knowledge of ancient codes and ciphers … Continue reading

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HOW TO ACE THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BEE

The official study guide is now in its fifth edition and 2017’s version brings the first update since 2012. You don’t have to be a Bee participant to enjoy this book. The middle section includes over 40 pages of sample … Continue reading

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Celebrate Women’s History Month with MOTOR GIRLS

First up… The winner of last Monday’s giveaway of THE ONLY ROAD is MS. YINGLING READS. Karen provides wonderful insights into books and she is the most prolific reader I know. Congratulations! ************************************************************ This new title from Sue Macy and … Continue reading

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SCIENCE ENCYCLOPEDIA from NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

Let’s begin with some math. SCIENCE ENCYCLOPEDIA checks in at 9.5 inches by 12 inches and is a whopping 3.8 pounds. Eye-popping fantastic is the best description I could come up with for the cover and the 304 pages inside. … Continue reading

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National Geographic Shines with New Releases

Happy Earth Day tomorrow! Did you know 2016 is the 100th year anniversary of the founding of the National Parks Service? Time sure flies! And, through the Every Kid in a Park program, 4th graders can visit ANY national park for free … Continue reading

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