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Dive Into Summer with Nat Geo

Did you know that two months of reading skills are LOST over the summer and that it can take up to two months from the first day of school for a student’s brain development to get back on track?  “Summer Slide” is very real and has lasting repercussions that can impact a student’s long-term academic performance.

It can be hard to find books that encourage your child to read daily.  That is why I LOVE National Geographic books for kids.  We have quite a few from the series and these are always at the top of our list for gift ideas for birthdays and Christmas.

The books are fun and easy to read with vibrant images and easy to digest material that normally spans no longer than a two page spread in the book.  Making the books easy to pick up and put down, perfect for car rides, doctor’s office visits or when they area waiting for just about anything.  

The Nat Geo Kids Almanac 2018 (ages 8-12, $14.99) has a fantastic selection of facts that are sure to spark your child’s imagination and thirst for knowledge. The Almanac 2018 has content for everyone, with over 350 pages and 500 amazing photographs it is packed with 10 sections of high interest topics ranging from animal life to sports to things to do, places to see and ways to change the world.  

Connect with Nat Geo Kids:

Twitter – @NGKidsBks

Nat Geo Kids website –

You can purchase Nat Geo Kids Almanac 2018 from  
Amber Louchart
Author: Amber Louchart

Amber is the proud mother to four beautiful children, Damian (27), Rosaleigh (14), Carlyn (11), and Naomi (8). Her family also includes four cats. She loves being a stay-at-home mom and feels blessed to be able to care for her children full-time and provide them with so many opportunities through Metro Detroit Mommy. In addition to Metro Detroit Mommy, Amber has a passion for hosting karaoke with Malibu Entertainment.  She enjoys the metro Detroit nightlife especially, singing, dancing and meeting new people.