Shelby Alinsky

As senior editor for Learning, Literacy, and STEM at National Geographic Kids Books, Alinsky edits and acquires author-driven titles such as Welcome to Mars, by Buzz Aldrin, Brain Games, by Jennifer Swanson, Dining With Dinosaurs by Hannah Bonner, and You Can Be a Paleontologist by Scott D. Sampson, as well as the managing highly successful series, such as National Geographic Kids Readers series, the National Geographic Kids Chapter Books series, and the newly launched National Geographic Kids How Things Work series. Formerly an educational editor, Alinsky's experience has ranged from developing fun, informative children's books to creating innovative teaching guides, classroom materials, top-rated educational apps, and consulting for popular kids' YouTube channels. Alinsky's focus is on bringing highly engaging content to all children to foster a lifelong love of learning.