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The Wright Brothers: America's First Fliers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Wilbur and Orville Wright dreamed of flying. They designed, built and tested gliders. They studied wings and propellers. They designed and built an engine. After years of testing and a few crashes, they flew the first powered aircraft. This is the story of their life. Find out more about these brave men and how they came to create the World's first powered airplane that really flew.
Jack Thayer and the Wreck of the Titanic: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers
The Seventeen-Year-Old Son of a Pennsylvania Railroad Official Tells the Moving Story of His Rescue ONE of the calmest of the passengers was young Jack Thayer, the seventeen-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Thayer. When his mother was put into the lifeboat he kissed her and told her to be brave, saying that he and his father would be all right. Educational versions have CCSS activities.
The House Built By Ghosts: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
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 an expensive stained glass window made by Tiffany. This is the Winchester Mystery House, the house built by ghosts. RL: 6.9 Has CCS exercises.
The Cuban Missile Crisis: A History Just For Kids!
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Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 28. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 20th Century
In this book, we will be talking about one of those occasions: the Cuban Missile Crisis. Have you ever heard of the Cuban Missile Crisis or what happened during it? As we saw earlier, the key to being a good chess player is to try and understand what the other player is thinking and what they want. The same is true of being a good president or military leader. The Cuban Missile Crisis was a very