The Extraordinary Emu
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
The emu is Australia’s biggest native bird. It is the second biggest bird in the world. The biggest is the ostrich. The emu belongs to the family known as ratites. Ratites are birds that don’t fly and have small wings and flat breastbones. Even though emus can’t fly they can run very fast. They run up to 31 miles per hour (50 kilometres per hour). Find out more about this extraordinary animal!
Unconditional Surrender: The Faith Factor Series
Series: The Faith Factor. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 49,270. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Bible Study Guides
What does it take to be a Christian? In this volume's twenty-three chapters we look at what it costs to be a disciple of Christ Jesus. Some of the chapters are: Then There Was Silence; Teaching in Parables; The Cost of Discipleship; On the Cross; Many Called Few Chosen; A Contrary Statement; Though and Yet: and Unconditional Surrender.
I Am An Ostrich, Don't You Know
Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
"Well hello there. My name is like, Val. I’m, like, an ostrich, ya know. But I bet you knew that. You’re a smart one, you are. But even if you’re smart, I’m a lot smarter. And I’m better looking. Don’t I look just grand?" Meet Val, the vain ostrich, and let her tell you all about her life and what it is like to be an ostrich growing up in Africa. Ages 7 to 10.
Testimonies of The Youth: From Around The World
Price: Free! Words: 13,780. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Youth
Testimonies of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (also known as Mormons), ages 12-19. If you were ever curious about our beliefs, this is an enlightening, informal, heartfelt resource straight from teens. Some testimonies are conversion stories, while others are simple declarations of faith. This is meant for anyone read.
Is it Just Me or is Everything in Crisis?
Price: Free! Words: 430. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The BBC, Greece, the Church of England, ash trees... It's impossible to pick up a newspaper these days without reading about something or other being "in crisis". Soon it's going to be impossible to pick up a newspaper. Is it just me or is everything in crisis?
Odin's Gift
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The gods can be generous with their gifts, but they will choose who gets them and who doesn’t. And sometimes the gift belongs to the person you would least expect.
Sea Creatures Book #2: A Set Of Seven 15-Minute Books
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
BUY SETS AND SAVE! 7 BOOKS FOR THE PRICE OF 5. This is a set of 7 of our popular 15-Minute Books. It contains the full text from the individual books: "Sharks: Chompers of the Sea", "Sea Otters: Clowns of the Sea", "Frogfish: The Weirdest Fish in the Sea", "Whales: Giants of the Deep", "Barnacles: Hated Squatters of the Sea", "Sea Stars: Stars of the Sea", "Elephant Seals: Mountains of Blubber".
The Complete Guide to Triathlon Swimming
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,960. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Triathalon, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
Inside this complete guide, top triathlon swim coach Kevin Koskella shows you how to automatically accomplish more by employing the proper swimming methods and techniques. The book dispels the myths about swimming that may be holding you hostage. You'll swim with much more ease and retain the energy needed for the other two legs of the race- and to have a faster, more enjoyable triathlon.
Happier Than A Billionaire: The Sequel
Series: Happier Than A Billionaire, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,260. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Happier Than A Billionaire: The Sequel continues the journey of one couple’s adventures in Costa Rica. Follow the author and her husband as they move to the beach to build their dream home. Although the seafood is fresh and the sunsets are golden, it doesn’t take long for Nadine to find that this process won’t come easy, even when living in one of the prettiest places on earth.
Understanding Marx: Class Struggle
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
Many of Karl Marx's social and economic theories have the concept of class struggle at their core. This essay length guide examines Marx's concept of class struggle, and explains its role in the revolutionary process. Topics covered include a definition of class, the dialectic development of society, and the formation of the capitalist state, and the classless society.
Badgers: Ready For A Fight
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
A badger is an animal. It looks like a cross between a skunk and a dog. It has a long nose. They use it to stick into holes they have dug. This lets them reach the insects they find underground. Badgers have a funny looking face. It is mostly black, but has white stripes. That helps them to hide in the nighttime shadows. Learn more about this amazing animal and learn the answers to these questions
Molly
Price: $4.05 USD. Words: 64,650. Language: Spanish. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work, Essay » Sociology
Esta es la historia de Molly Malone, una mujer ofuscada por las normativas internas y los reglamentos. A Molly, que llegó a Barcelona sin recursos económicos, los servicios sociales de la Direcció Total d’Atenció a la Infància i l’Adolescència (DTAIA) de la Generalitat de Cataluña le arrebataron a su única hija, Sara.
The Globe (A Christmas Story)
Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00 from 1 review)
An aspiring writer struggles to publish his books until a special christmas present shows him what he's been missing in his writing and his life.
The Cat Who Saved the World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Inspirational
This is the story of a cat who truly did save the world with a little help. In the history of the Earth, there has never been anything quite like this. People who have cats all know that cats are smart creatures, but saving the world? Read this great story about how a man and his cat and all the water creatures of the world worked together to save the world.
Cataract Solutions: Prevention & Reversal Via Accelerated Self-Healing
Series: Natural Vision & Eye Care, IV. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,660. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vision, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging
By Glen Swartwout Cataract Solutions: Prevention & Reversal Via Accelerated Self-Healing is a comprehensive guide to the science and art of healing cataracts naturally, using nutrition, herbs, homeopathy and light therapy. This book has been useful to support successful self-healing, as well as being a useful reference guide for caregivers, healers and holistic physicians.
Why Santa Shared His Soul
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A very heartwarming Christmas story to tell your kids when they want to know why you're buying them presents instead of Santa.
Discovering Celtic Christianity - Ten Celtic Christians You Should Know
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,820. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Interested in the Celtic saints and their sites? Then this book is for you. It is a brief introduction to ten Celtic Christians including such people as Patrick (Ireland), David, Hilda (Whitby), Aidan (Lindisfarne), and Columba (Iona) plus articles about pilgrimage and the Celtic Way of life including Celtic crosses and round towers. The author writes about his pilgrimage to these sites.
Schaduw van mijn Schaduw
Series: Schaduw der schaduwen, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,990. Language: Dutch. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Amper zes maanden nadat Antwerpen opgeschrikt werd door de ergste seriemoordenaar uit haar geschiedenis, lijkt alles erop dat het opnieuw begint... Een eerste slachtoffer geeft het startschot voor een vreselijke race tegen de tijd. Een onmogelijke race tegen een spook, tegen een moordenaar die vastberaden is een strak tempo vol te houden.
Christmas Comes to Freedom Hill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Cane Hollow Press. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Western
A touching story of faith, hope, and love by award-winning author Troy D. Smith
Who Tells the Moon to Sleep?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(4.50 from 8 reviews)
Picture book for ages 8 and up. Having learned from Mama that the world is filled with things that do what they please like the moon and the cat, Tess wonders why she and Mama are constantly told what to do. They are told when to play, when to eat, and even when to sleep. Mama explains that they are slaves -- owned by the couple in the big house. But Tess realizes her heart is free.