Chum for Thought: Throwing Ideas into Dangerous Waters
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 53,200. Language: American English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Collected essays: The new guy in a small conservative town radiates optimism as he explores values, virtues, and his faith in personal, community, and human progress. "His writing is humorous, bold, and adventurous all at once ... channeled through a facility for language and the music of words." He is variously friend, teacher, inquisitor, and voice crying out in the wilderness.
14 Wacky Facts About Animals: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
How does a dolphin sleep? What happens if you put a dry sea otter in water? What color is a polar bear’s skin? What happens if you move a group of bighorn sheep to a new area? How many eggs can a mother hermit crab lay? Can a gorilla swim? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this fun 15-minute book about animals. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core SS.
14 Fun Facts About Animal Teeth: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Animal teeth are very different from ours. They are not only shaped differently, they also work differently. Here are some strange things about animal teeth. What animal has the strongest bite force of any mammal? What do lemurs use their teeth for? What is strange about the water deer’s teeth? How much would a single mammoth tooth weigh? The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
Remember When - Memories of Ipswich
Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The many and varied recollections of Ipswich's older citizens will now live on in the cyber world. Developed through an Ipswich Libraries project, this eBook, Remember When ... Memories of Ipswich, is a collection of the memories and thoughts of Ipswich senior citizens.
Gilgamesh: The Sumerian King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,520. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Gilgamesh is the story of the Demigod King of Sumeria who rules with an iron fist and a brash arrogance that is only surpassed by his vanity and pride. The Sumerian people call out to the Gods for relief from his tyranny.A wild man of the forest named Enkidu who possesses the power and abilities of the animals is created, and the two clash for control over Sumeria and it's people.
14 Absolutely Horrible, Gross, Disgusting Facts About Animals: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
OK, let’s face it. Some things that animals do can be totally gross and disgusting. Here are some of the best, or should we say the worst, things they do. How does one lizard attack its prey with blood? How do owls poop? What happens when roadrunner babies don’t gain weight fast enough? Why do cows lick their noses when they eat? The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
The People's Party: A Blueprint for American Political Revival
Price: Free! Words: 12,600. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Solve America's political issues. We agree on so much. Let's not lose our nation over our few differences. Here is an outline of the situation and a few good word pictures to help us move forward, including seashells and pizza parties. Let's have at it. It's time for The People's Party!
A Killing to DIE For
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,420. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
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In Gaza terrorists have a new kind of missile...a deadly accurate one. In Manila a businessman lies dead, murdered by arms traffickers. In the frozen valleys of West Virginia, a veteran mourns his son. He wants answers. So does the FBI. And so does Anna...the super-spy and enigmatic killer who is torn between revenge and loyalty to her controllers.
14 Fun Facts About Big Cats: Educational Verion
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc., Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Why do big cats have pads on their feet? Which is the largest big cat? Which big cat lives at the highest elevation? Which is the only social cat? Which is the only cat that runs its prey to the ground? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this 15-minute book. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Neptune: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Does Neptune have a lot of winds? What is at the core or center of Neptune? Neptune is slowly turning itself into what precious mineral? What is the coldest place in our solar system? (Hint: It isn’t the planet,) Learn the answer to these questions and more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Neptune is the last planet in our solar system. The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Uranus: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
What did scientists first think Uranus was? What are the names of Uranus’ moons named after? Is Uranus bigger or smaller than Earth? What is strange about the way Uranus spins? Learn the answer to these questions and more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. In the middle of the galaxy is Uranus, one of the four gas planets in the Solar System. The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
Do the Beatbox
Price: $0.99 USD. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American
This is a musical and picture book. With two children will enjoy rapping in an elementary style and doing the beatbox with three letters sounds. Good for the ages of 5 and 6.
14 Fun Facts About Saturn: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
How many Earth years does it take to make one Saturn year? Do we know more about the planet Saturn or about its rings and moons? How many moons does Saturn have? How heavy is Saturn? Who discovered Saturn’s rings? Learn the answer to these questions and more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. about Saturn. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
Report from Mars & Other Tales
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 40,100. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
REPORT FROM MARS This collection of short stories covers a range of genres, including science-fiction, humor, murder, split personality, espionage, and drama. Like the author's other collections of short stories (e.g. Of Heaven & Earth), these stories make good bedtime reading. As for the author’s other books, this one is available in eBook and printed book formats.
14 Fun Facts About Jupiter: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
How big is Jupiter compared to all the other planets in our solar system combined? Is there a surface to the planet Jupiter? Does Jupiter rotate faster of slower than any other planet in our solar system? Is Jupiter growing or shrinking year after year? Learn the answer to these questions and more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Mars: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
How long is a year on Mars? Does Mars have seasons? What color are the rocks on Mars? Mars is full of volcanoes, but when did the last one erupt? Learn the answer to these questions and more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. In the Milky Way Galaxy, there is a yellow sun that has eight planets. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
Marathon Runner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 680. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Training for a marathon, and then training for another: the story is written in first person and portrays a runner.
The Collected Short Stories and Verse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,930. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Daily affirmations
This is simply a collection of the short stories and poetry I have written thus far. Some of these are intensely personal and reveal my heart
Home Alone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,010. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Eleven-year-old Winnie Frazier feels very grown-up and mature. She convinces her mother she is old enough to babysit her younger brother. However, when a severe storm moves in, Winnie is left in charge. She faces dangerous winds, a power outage, and no phone service. What is that noise in the basement? And is that a man lurking in the yard? Can Winnie act like a grown-up, or will she crumble?
My Mother's Child
Series: The Devil is a Liar, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,360. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by N.P.. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » Christian » Romance
Lyric Stokes lives, by most standards, a charmed life. Married to Michael Stokes, a prominent heart surgeon, she has financial security and lives in the lap of luxury. All is not perfect, though. Lyric feels inadequate because she gave birth to a daughter, rather than the son that her husband so desperately wanted.