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14 Fun Facts About Machu Picchu: A 15-Minute Book
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
Machu Picchu is one of the few surviving ruins of the Inca Empire. It is situated in tropical forests on the eastern side of the Andes Mountains. It stretches five miles across a ridge and sits on top of two earthquake fault lines. The Spanish invaded South America looking for gold. They killed the Inca people. They destroyed their cities, but they never found Machu Picchu.
Flowers and its Colors: Real Life Colorful Pictures for Children Learning (Ages 3-5)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Concepts / Colors
Here is a nice picture book about distinguishing colors for you and your kids to enjoy! This book showcases some of the bright-colored flowers that is offered in real-life pictures that help you aid in teaching your kids how to distinguish colors. So get this book now and enjoy reading this book together with your kid!
La aventura de ser inventor.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,330. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Technology / Inventions
Estas son las andanzas de cuatro hombres que, queriendo transformar el mundo en el que vivían, crearon aparatos, dispositivos, y utensilios para la difusión del conocimiento, la posibilidad de enviar mensajes o comunicarse a lugares lejanos y de percibir las imágenes que transmite la televisión a color. Si tu curiosidad y tu ingenio creador son suficientes, únete a la aventura de ser inventor.
Little Bike, Big Bike
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You set the price! Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
A little girls daddy gives her a little bike, and he shows her how to ride it. When she gets a little bigger he gives her a big bike. She is so happy riding her bike.
14 Fun Facts About Australia's Murray River: A 15-Minute Book
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes
One hundred million years ago, Australia rose from the sea. The water drained from the highlands, and formed the rivers of today. The Murray River winds across the landscape. Its course was blocked several times by the rising new continent. It created megalakes and forests and provided homes for many species of wildlife. Find out some amazing facts about this wondrous place in this 15-minute book.
The Wonder of Stonehenge: A Strange But True 15-Minute Tale
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Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
Stonehenge has been surrounded by mystery and wonder. There have always been questions about where these massive stones came from. How did they get there? Do they hail from a magical world of giants and wizards, or are they manmade? And then there's the most important question: what is their purpose? Many theories have tried to answer these questions. This 15-minute book will explore three.
The Bleeding Glacier of Antarctica: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
McMurdo Dry Valleys, in Antarctica, is one of the world’s cruelest deserts. In the Dry Valleys are a number of ice covered lakes. Some are saltwater. Some are freshwater. Each is different in its composition. Glaciers border the valleys. It is here, in Taylor Valley, that one of the strangest features on Earth has been discovered – a bleeding glacier. Educational versions have CCSS activities.
The Catacombs of Paris: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
It all started with a smell. In Paris, France, during the 1800s, the people were starting to get sick. They could not escape the foul smells coming from the cemeteries. The worst cemetery was Saints-Innocents (the Cemetery of Innocents). This cemetery was in the heart of the city next to the central market place. Find out how they solved the problem! Educational versions have CCSS activities.
The Mysterious Lines at Nazca: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
In the 1920s, the first passenger airplanes began to fly over the Peruvian mountains. Passengers looking out their windows said they could see lines on the Nazca plateau below. The lines looked like runways where airplanes could land. They could also see animals and other objects. Learn about these mysterious lines in this book. Educational versions have Common Core Curriculum activities.
The Mysterious Hands at Gargas: Educational Versioon
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
It happened in 1887, in the south of France. A now unknown man was exploring the hills near the town of Saint-Gaudens. He was only 25 miles (40 km) from the border of Spain, in an area with lots of caves nestled into the soft rock and steep cliffs. Suddenly he came upon an opening in the rock. Find out what strange thing he discovered. Educational versions have Common Core Curriculum activities.
The Day Niagara Falls Stopped Running: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
It happened on March 29, 1848. The people of Niagara Falls awoke to a near deafening silence. The silence wasn’t complete. They could hear birds twittering in the trees overhead. There were a few dogs barking. But otherwise there was silence. This was strange because the people of Niagara Falls lived their entire lives with the roar of the falls. Educational versions have CCSS activities.
14 Fun Facts About Tyrannosaurus Rex: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
Tyrannosaurus Rex was one of the fiercest dinosaurs to ever roam the Earth. Which weighed more, a t. rex or an elephant? What were the holes in t. rex’s skull for? How much weight could t. rex’s arms carry? Where did t. rex live? The Educational Version has activities that reinforce Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Triceratops: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,350. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
Scientists first found this strange animal weathering out of the hillsides. The dirt would wash away, leaving fossilized, horned faces staring out of the cliffs. When was triceratops discovered? When did triceratops live? What was strange about triceratops’ skin? How many teeth did triceratops have at one time? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Stegosaurus: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
Stegosaurus was one of the first dinosaurs discovered. Their strange, fearsome look has fascinated us and urged us to learn more about them. Here are some things we have found out about this amazing creature. What does the name stegosaurus mean? How many front teeth did stegosaurus have? How many plates did stegosaurus have? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum
14 Fun Facts About Spinosaurus: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
Spinosaurus was one of the strangest looking dinosaurs ever discovered. It had huge bones sticking up from its spine! Here are some things that scientists have found. How tall was the sail on spinosaurus? Was spinosaurus bigger or smaller than tyrannosaurus rex? Where are the first spinosaurus fossils ever discovered? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum
14 Fun Facts About Iguanodon: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
Iguanodon taught early scientists much about the newly discovered dinosaurs. As more of these animals were found, scientists learned things they had never dreamed about the animal kingdom. What was strange about iguanodon’s hands and feet? How many iguanodon fossils have been found? Did iguanodon walk on two legs or four? The Educational Version has activities that reinforce Common Core Curriculum
14 Fun Facts About Apatosaurus: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
This strange, long-necked creature was one of the first dinosaurs discovered, and it was discovered twice and given two names! How much did Apatosaurus weigh? How big was an apatosaurus’s brain? How big was an Apatosaurus egg? How long did it take for an Apatosaurus to grow up? The Educational Version has activities that reinforce Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Dinosaurs: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
They are some of the strangest animals that have ever been found on Earth! Dinosaurs! First discovered just 170 years ago, ever since we have tried to discover more about them. Here are some things we have found out: Who created the word dinosaur? How many dinosaur species have been discovered? How big was the smallest dinosaur? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curricul
14 Fun Facts About Animal Eyes; Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
How many lenses does a dragonfly’s eye have? Which is bigger, an eagle’s eye or a human’s? How many eyes does a scallop have? How do lizards keep their eyes wet? Animal eyes can be really strange and wonderful. How much do you know about the eyes of your animal friends? Find out more in this book. The Educational Version contains activities which reinforce the Common Core Curriculum Standards.
The Bleeding Glacier of Antarctica: A 15-Minute Strange But True Tale
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Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica is one of the world’s cruelest deserts. Not all deserts are hot, dry places full of sand. In the Dry Valleys are a number of ice covered lakes. Some are saltwater. Some are freshwater. Each is different in its composition. Glaciers border the valleys. It is here, in Taylor Valley, that one of the strangest features on Earth has been discovered–a bleeding glacier!