Encyclopedias and Almanacs

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A few weeks ago, on back-to-school night, kids in my daughter’s class had a multiple choice quiz ready for their parents. Mine was especially hard because my daughter did not list one correct answer with two unlikely ones. Asking about her favorite subject in school, favorite meal, favorite activity, etc., she’d choose three of her favorite things to do so I had a tough time picking the right one. I had to think about whether she’d rather play a board game with us or look at the National Geographic Magazine with her Dad. Guess which one was the correct answer.

Here are some books she’s had for a while and keeps coming back to them (the first three are her favorites):

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2014
National geographic kids almanacThe 2015 issue is out already but a reviewer mentioned that it is very similar to this one so we will probably skip it.
5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) (National Geographic Kids)
5,000 awesome facts
National Geographic Kids Ultimate Weird but True: 1,000 Wild & Wacky Facts and Photos
Ultimate weird but true
Time for Kids Science Almanac
Time for kids science almanac
Planet Earth
Childrens planet earthI came across this book at a local discount store for $4.
Encyclopedia Mythologica: Gods and Heroes Pop-Up
gods and heros popupAlthough my kids have not had a chance to look at it, I have viewed this pop-up book on Youtube and put it on our Christmas list for this year. Matthew Reinhart’s art is just incredible.
What Do You Believe?
what do you believe
I saw this book at my sister-in-law’s in Prague, translated into Czech. My daughter has asked some questions about different religions in the past so I decided to order it. It gives a nice overview of all the major religions in the world. It is a book we read together.
One World, Many Religions: The Ways We Worship
one world, many religions

 

 

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