National Geographic Kids Almanac 2020

352p. chart. index. maps. photos. National Geographic. May 2019. Tr $24.90. ISBN 9781426332821; pap. $14.99. ISBN 9781426332814.
Gr 3–7-The latest edition of this almanac marks its 10th anniversary and is chock full of photos, maps, facts, and fun information sure to entice any young elementary reader. The almanac looks ahead at information relating to the year 2020 such as hurricane names, as well as connections to how much things have changed within the last 10 years. The book is broken up into 11 different sections ranging from interesting news stories highlighting the changes in science and technology, animals, and games and puzzles. A detailed index makes searching for the exact topics and facts easy. The organization also makes it simple for science fans to find the information they are seeking, as well as entertainment or geography.
VERDICT A popular edition to most elementary school libraries where these books and other collective informative texts of odd facts are popular. -Molly Dettmann, Norman North High School, OK

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