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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.
The Author's Guide to Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story & We Rode the Orphan Trains, And the Common Core Standards
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Andrea Warren views her two nonfictions books about the orphan trains through the lens of the Common Core Standards, offering her insight as to how the books fulfill standards related to critical thinking, reading, speaking, and writing. It includes background not in the books, and research and interview techniques. Includes suggested exercises and questions.
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