National Geographic Readers have been a hit in the competitive beginning reader category, and this book builds upon that success with a new approach--parents and children reading together. With the same careful text, brilliant photographs, and fun approach to the high-interest subjects that have proved to be a winning formula with kids, this Co-reader provides one page of adult-read-aloud and one page of kid-read-aloud text on each spread, building toward a collaborative reading experience. Adult and child readers will learn all about urban and rural areas together in this new co-reader from National Geographic Kids! Readers will take a tour through cities and rural areas around the world to learn what life is like downtown, in a farm community, in the mountains, and all around. Co-readers are designed to be read aloud together, with one page for the child who is learning to read and the adjacent page for a parent, caregiver, older sibling, buddy, or other more fluent reader.