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Live Treasure Hunt Series Atlanta, GA Volume 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 270. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery
This is a Live treasure hunt to bring your children on. It involves bringing a treasure to exchange when they find the treasure. Good for all ages. Involves a short hike and very easy to find hidden treasure to ensure great fun. Great outdoor fun and enjoyment of nature. Regular tennis shoes will do the trick and shouldn't take more than 2 Hours and as little as 45 Minutes if pushing it.
Leif Erikson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers
Leif Erikson came to North America having sailed from his native Norway in 993 A.D. He came ashore on the east coast of North America, the exact location being uncertain. In 1926 five Norsemen sailed in a replica ship of the original vessel that Erikson made his voyage in. This crew visited destinations along the east coast of North America, participating in Philadelphia's Sesquicentennial.
Vasco da Gama A Passage To India
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery
Vasco da Gama captained the largest of three small ships that sailed from Lisbon, Portugal in 1497. The ships traveled to a very uncertain and awe inspiring journey. Sailing for India via the southern tip of Africa, da Gama was told by his king to bring greetings to Prester John, a legendary personage who supposedly ruled a Christian empire in the East. My e-book looks closely at da Gama's voyage.
The Adventures of Monte - Monte Travels the World
Series: The Adventures of Monte, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Ancient Civilizations, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery
Dive into your child's next favorite educational bedtime story!
14 Fun Facts About the Hudson River: A 15-Minute Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery
The Hudson River was once thought to be a northwest passage that joined to the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. Instead, a canal system opened up the center of America to settlement. The Hudson has spectacular valleys and dangerous waters. Land shifts have changed the course of the river. Much of the natural beauty of the land is now under the ocean. Learn more in this fun 15-minute book.
14 Fun Facts About Dwarf Planets: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery
More space objects have been found beyond Pluto, in a region known as the Kuiper Belt. In 2003, Eris was discovered and found to be larger than Pluto. It was put forward as a tenth planet. This caused much debate among astronomers. Are there more, larger objects in our solar system? How many? Are they all to be considered planets? Find out more about dwarf planets and how they came to be.
The Louisiana Purchase: A History Just for Kids
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery
In 1803, The United States made one of the greatest business deals of all time--they bought 828,000 square miles of land (1/3 the size of the United States!) for $11,250,000! To put it simply, it was a REALLY good deal. In this book, jut for kids, you will learn how this historic deal happened and what impact it had on the United States.
The Lewis and Clark Expedition: An American Adventure (A History Just for Kids!)
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery
Lewis and Clark were two of America's most fascinating explorers--but they were only part of a larger team. Inside these pages, you'll discover what started the expedition, what were the dangers, and most importantly: what was it like to be a kid during the expedition.
Matthew Alexander Henson: The First Man to Reach the North Pole
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery
Matthew Henson was born in Maryland in 1866. As a boy he worked as a sharecropper. A sharecropper is a farmer, but they don't own the land they farm. They grow the food, then they share their crop with the landowner. Matthew's parents died when he when he was young. Matthew didn’t want to be a farmer, so he ran away to sail the seas. Find out how this choice led him to discover the North Pole.