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The Day Niagara Falls Stopped Running: A 15-Minute Strange But True Tale
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century
It happened on March 29, 1848. The people of the town of Niagara Falls awoke to a near deafening silence. The silence wasn’t complete. They could hear a few birds twittering in the trees and a few dogs barking. Otherwise there was silence. This was strange because the people of Niagara Falls lived their entire lives with the roar of the falls. But today they were dry! Find out what happened.
14 Fun Facts About the Statue of Liberty: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Architecture
She stands in New York Harbor, lifting her light to the world. The Statue of Liberty is a symbol of the U.S. How much do you know about her? Do you know: What is the Statue of Liberty’s real name? What was the Statue originally used for? What was the first part of the Statue to be finished? Which is taller, the statue or the pedestal? Find out this and more in this fun fact-filled book.
The Caribou and the Eskimo: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Deer, Moose & Caribou
Caribou and Eskimos need each other. They work together so both of them can survive. You may not know a lot about caribou or Eskimos, so let me tell you a little bit about them. This book introduces you to the nomadic life of the caribou and how they survive in the Alaskan wilderness. You also find out how the Eskimo hunted the caribou and used their fur, meat, sinew, bones, and antlers.