Improve Reading Skills with National Geographic Kids Books

Reading is the foundation of successful children. This means not just casual reading but continual growth through increased reading comprehension. A child’s reading skills affect performance in all other subjects, as well as progress through adulthood. Consider some of these facts from the Literacy Project Foundation:

  • In the course of one year, 6 out of 10 homes in our nation do not buy one single book
  • Difficulty reading is the main reason for almost half of the Americans that earn an income below the poverty line
  • An estimated 44 million adults in the U.S. cannot read a basic story to their child
  • School dropouts cost our nation $240 billion in social services and lost tax revenues

Be part of the solution to this problem…Inspire your children to read. Encourage them to read often, give them new and challenging material, and start right now.

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National Geographic Kids has books for children in pre-school to middle school. Their thought provoking, non-fiction issues give kids a fun way to learn new information about the world around them. National Geographic Kids Books offers material to enhance reading comprehension and feed an appetite for learning.

This spring, National Geographic Kids is releasing brand new additions to the most popular series. With new books about animals around the world, kids of all reading levels can enjoy facts, beautiful pictures, jokes and activities that will keep them eager to read.

Check out some of these new titles


NG Readers: Lions – For just $3.99 purchase this level one reader. Great for kids just starting to read.

Chapters: Kangaroo to the Rescue! – This chapter book has three true stories about real life animal heroes!

Look & Learn: Bears – Learn all you need to know about bears with context reinforcement designed to help kids remember what they’ve read.

Everything Birds of Prey – Great for kids 8-12 this book has incredible photos and lots of information.

Ponies & Horses Sticker Activity Book – Full of games and activities, this is perfect for kids that love ponies! This book will occupy time during long car rides or rainy afternoons.

In addition to great books, National Geographic Kids has a Super Reader site to accompany the Reader Series. Kids can track their reading progress, win prizes, print posters to track their book reading, play games, and take quizzes. These activities make reading and learning fun, but they also promote reading comprehension. It is a great way to encourage your kids to pick up a book.

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A child’s reading level will follow them throughout their life. Every single day, we use our reading skills to perform tasks at work, to navigate while driving, to make choices that profoundly affect our lives. Make sure you are giving your children the tools to sharpen their reading skills so they can become successful adults.

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Disclaimer: Thank you to National Geographic Kids for providing samples of the above mentioned books. They have traveled across the world with me and have been donated to children in both Thailand and Jamaica, to help them learn English!

18 thoughts on “Improve Reading Skills with National Geographic Kids Books”

  1. This is great. Reading or the lack of reading ability is such an obstacle in all areas of life including self esteem.

  2. In this day and age, not being able to read makes life so much harder. I love that National Geographic is making these books available to kids.

  3. As a former Special Ed teacher, books have always been and will always be one of my favorite gifts to buy for young children to start them with the love of reading at an early age, I love the National Geographic books for kids!

  4. My kids loved National Geographic when they were younger. It is a great way for kids to learn. They would make a great gift.

  5. I loved National Geographic kids when I was younger. I don’t hear much about it anymore. This is really wonderful, anything to help kids improve their reading is a must!

  6. Davey is starting to read and I am sure he would love National Geographic Kids – this will be perfect for helping him learn. He loves NG shows on TV

  7. National Geographic Kids is awesome. When our kids were young we had a subscription to their magazine. Our kids loved it. It was small enough they could turn the pages on their own and the pictures were amazing.

  8. I’m raising my kids to love and respect reading! It’s such an important thing for kids to do!

  9. My boys love National Geographic kids magazine and books. I love encouraging their love of science and reading!

  10. I heart National Geographic and had no idea they had books! I’ll have to grab some for my nieces and nephews.

  11. Reading is so important for everyone especially kids. National Geographic has some great books and magazines for kids.

  12. Reading is so important and it we as parents need to give our children the right tools. These books from National Geographic seem perfect for the job.

  13. Oh my kids loved learning about the natural world. These are awesome for reading about wildlife in a kid-friendly.

  14. My kids always loved National Geographic books. They have enough pictures to keep them interested in reading the words.


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