Check out our editor’s picks chosen from all the NG children’s books published this year.
The National Geographic Kids Almanac 2010!
This was a 2009 top seller, which means lots of other kids have liked this book. And, why not? It’s packed with pictures of your favorite animals, games, and zillions of fact to wow your friends and stump your parents.
Our Country’s Presidents
Remember back in January? The U.S. got a new President–Barack Obama, the first African-American President in the White House. You can read all about America’s chief executives from George to Barack and find out who was tallest? Who was oldest? Who had the most kids? in this photo-filled, fact-bursting book.
Alive in the Killing Fields: Surviving the Khmer Rouge Genocide
Looking for a little inspiration this holiday season? Try this incredible, amazing story of Nawuth Keat, a boy who survived the Cambodian Khmer Rouge genocide on wits and luck alone. You’ll be so amazed by the power of his human spirit and his human story that you won’t be able to put this one down.
This National Geographic level 2 reader has all kinds of secrets about snakes (you won’t believe what some can eat). Check it out–it’s ssssensational!
How to Get Rich on the Oregon Trail
Life on the Oregon Trail was no picnic. Pioneers battled everything from illness to lice to thieves. But this book is not just about the nuts and bolts of survival–it’s also about making a fortune! Pick up tips on getting rich while also learning a lot of fun history.
Student Atlas of the World
Whether it’s for help with your homework or just to answer that burning question about where Andorra is exactly, this handy, backpack-sized atlas has all you need.
1776: A New Look at Revolutionary Williamsburg
The Revolution comes alive in this book illustrated with gorgeous, painstakingly accurate reenactment photography. See what life was like not just for the Founding Fathers but also for kids, slaves, blacksmiths, and milliners.
Face to Face with Sharks
Yes, their teeth really are that big! Underwater photographers David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes would know. Find out who is at biggest risk in our oceans–people or sharks.
Bug Science: Science Fair Winners
Take your science fair by storm with these fresh and clever experiments in entomology–the science of creepy, crawly, utterly cool bugs.