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Life is beautiful whether you're soaking in sunshine or caught in a thunderstorm. I take the beauty of life for granted too often. I have a supportive husband who I don't want to live life without, a beautiful son who is always reminding me of the simple things that really matter, and an independent daughter who is teaching me to throw schedules out the window and live in the moment. My day is made when free samples fill my mailbox. I love discovering a new product and sharing it with others. I hope you will enjoy reading my posts and will share your stories with me as well.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

National Geographic for Kids The Book of Heroes and The Book of Heroines

What an awesome set of books to own from National Geographic Kids!  This set would make a fabulous Christmas gift for your children, grandchildren, nieces, or nephews!  

First of all I love that these books are hardback.  When you have kids, you appreciate hardback books even more.  The pages have beautiful, colorful graphics which keep my child interested in the book.  The stories are interesting, short and to the point which helps with their attention span.  National Geographic's mission is to inspire kids to learn about the planet and empower them to make it better and these books complete their mission.  My son and daughter can learn about important people that made a difference in this world which will inspire them to be a hero and heroine also!

The Book of Heroes has 8 chapters with extraordinary stories of men your kids can call heroes.  The "Leading Men" chapter includes stories of Abraham Lincoln, Ronald Reagan, Alexander the Great, Winston Churchill, and more.  The "Legendary Lads" chapter includes stories of Robin Hood, King Arthur, Heroes in Mythology, and more.  The chapter of "Game Changer" included stories of Jesse Owens, Jackie Robinson, Tony Hawk and more.  The chapter of "Heroes for Hire" includes stories of Neil Armstrong, Writers who changed the world, heroes of September 11, the men who built America, and more.  The chapter of "Peace Heroes" includes stories of Martin Luther King, Jr., Chiune Sugihara, Lessons in Courage and more.  The chapter of "Action Heroes" includes stories of Robert Gould Shaw, Seven Courageous Kids, Two Pioneering Spies, and more.  The chapter of "Inspiring Minds" includes stories of Galileo Galilei, Stephen Hawking, Five Fearless Inventors, Five Great Geeks, and more.  The chapter of "Outstanding Animals" includes five heroic hounds, animals helping animals, fearless felines, hounds trained to help, and more.

The Book of Heroines also has 8 chapters filled with stories of history's gutsiest gals.  The chapter of "Leading Ladies" includes stories of Eleanor Roosevelt, Women leading nations and making history, Cleopatra, two American trailblazers, and more.  The chapter of "Gritty Girls" includes stories of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Athletic Icons, Today's Superstars, World Cup Warriors, and more.  The chapter of "Heroines on the Job" includes stories of "Mavis Batey, Muriel Siebert, Women, War, and Work, and more.  The chapter of "Legendary Ladies" includes stories of Athena, Mulan, Women of the Wild West, Courageous Characters of TV and Film, and more.  The chapter of "Daring Dames" includes stories of Amelia Earhart, Great Gertrudes by Land and Sea, On the High Seas, On the Front Lines, and more.  The chapter of "Peace Heroine" includes stories of Harriet Tubman, Fighting for Justice, They Lived to Serve, and more.  The chapter of "Ladies in Lab Coats" includes stories of Marie Curie, Science Superstars, Rachel Carson, Animal Advocates and more.  The chapter of "Outstanding Animals" includes stories of Laika the space dog, Scarlett the cat, and more.

These books will be released on November 8th and are $14.99 each.  You can pre-order them on Amazon right now and they are on sale for $11.60 which is even better!  

*Disclosure - I received these books for free from Moms Meet, May Media Group LLC, who received it directly from the manufacturer.  As a Moms Meet blogger, I agree to use this product and post my honest opinion on my blog.  The opinions posted are my own.

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