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The House Built By Ghosts: The Strange Tale of the Winchester Mystery House
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
It has over 160 rooms, 40 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, but only one shower. It has stairs that lead to the ceiling, and doors that, when stepped through, will drop you a story or more. It has 10,000 windows, a number of which are placed on inside walls, including a stained glass window made by Tiffany. This is the Winchester Mystery House, the house built by ghosts. Learn more in this 15-minute book!
Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the Iceni
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Series: The Legendary Women of World History, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
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Why is The Morrígan's raven crying? Only Britons with hearts for true liberty know! In 43 CE Roman conquest of Britannia seems all but certain -- until a chance meeting between King Prasutagus of the Iceni and a runaway slave of royal decent from the Aedui tribe in Gaul changes the fate of the British islands forever. Whispersyncs to audio edition.
Catherine de Valois
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Series: The Legendary Women of World History, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
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Born in 1401, Catherine de Valois was an extraordinary woman. A younger daughter among French King Charles VI's twelve children, she was terrorized by her father's violent paranoid schizophrenia, a disease that plagued her first born son, King Henry VI of England. Forced to marry Henry V in 1420, her son by him never met his father. And this was just the first half of her extraordinary life.
Typhoid Mary, The Story of Mary Mallon: Educational Version
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
Ask most adults who Typhoid Mary was, and they'll tell you a lie. They'll tell you she was someone who killed hundreds of people. Maybe even thousands. They'll tell you she was a woman who knew she had a deadly disease and didn't care that she spread it to others. But is it true? No. Most of it is not true. Here is Mary's story. Educational versions have Common Core Curriculum activities.
Dr. Sara Josephine Baker: Educational Version
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
Sara Jo Baker grew up questioning everything. She also grew up doing a lot of things that only boys were supposed to do. She mostly did them with her father and younger brother. Then Jo's world fell apart. Her father and brother died within months of each other. Jo thought it was her job to help support the family, so she went to college and became a doctor. Educational versions have CCSS activiti
Sally Ride: The First American Woman in Space: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
The morning of June 18, 1983, was an important date for women. On that day, Sally Ride became the first American woman to fly in space. At age 32, she was also the youngest to orbit the Earth. This historic flight took Sally and four men on a six-day trip in the space shuttle Challenger. Find out about the life of this first American woman in space Educational Versions have CCSS Activities.
I am Cornflower: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
My white name is Kathy, but my Indian name is Cornflower. I was born in the time when the flowers blossom in the stalks of corn around our village. The cornflower blossom was the first thing my father saw after I had been brought into the world of men. That is why I have the name Cornflower. Read the 15-Minute bio of this Apache girl. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core SS
Meet Helen Keller: An Illustrated Biography of Helen Keller. For Children Age 8 & Up
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Series: Meet Famous People, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by Living Plus Healthy Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
Looking for an inspirational hero to introduce your children to? Helen Keller is surely a great choice! "Meet Helen Keller" was written for kids age 8+. With colorful illustrations, this biography focuses on life stories of Helen Keller & how she overcame her disabilities & help others get past their problems. Her fight for fairness for all has made her one of the most famous women in the world.
Sally Ride: The First American Woman in Space
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Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
The morning of June 18, 1983, was an important date for women. On that day, Sally Ride became the first American woman to fly in space. At age 32, she was also the youngest to orbit the Earth. This historic flight took Sally and four men on a six-day trip in the space shuttle Challenger. Find out more about the first American woman in space in this 15-Minute biography for kids.
Boat Kid: How I Survived Swimming with Sharks, Being Homeschooled, and Growing Up on a Sailboat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,520. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by Beating Windward Press. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
“Boat Kid” is the engaging memoir of what it’s like to grow up aboard a sailboat. During the 1980s and 90s, Melanie’s family lived aboard a 47-foot sailboat, spending their summers along the US East Coast and their winters in the Bahamas. But the cruising life was not all fun in the sun. "Boat Kid" is the Middle Grades version (ages 9-15) of Melanie's "Boat Girl."
Dolley Madison: A First Lady With Style
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
An historically accurate account of the life of Dolley Madison designed for middle elementary students with interactive activities.