Shelby Alinksy is editor of National Geographic Kids. As an educational and children’s editor, Shelby’s experience has ranged from creating innovative teaching guides and classroom materials to developing top-rated educational apps. As the Digital Editor for National Geographic Explorer Magazines, she forged the way for a new approach to interactive magazines. As a result, the National Geographic Explorer for Home Learning app is consistently listed in Apple’s subject-area app collections. Currently, as a Children’s Books Editor at the National Geographic Society, she manages the highly successful National Geographic Kids Readers series, the National Geographic Kids Chapter Books series, and the National Geographic Kids Almanac, as well as NGKids STEM titles, including the upcoming Welcome to Mars, by Buzz Aldrin, and Brain Games, by Jennifer Swanson. Shelby’s focus is on bringing highly engaging reading to children to foster a lifelong love of learning.