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Prisoner of Oak Terrace: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Prisoners are taken at Oak Terrace. When you ask what prisoners, you'll hear stories. Stories of strange things that have happened to many people. But most often, you'll hear the story of Timmy McGill: The Prisoner of Oak Terrace. Read Timmy’s story in this short, but creepy tale. Ages 9 and up. Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.
Ghost Ship on the Cay: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
The ship came into the harbor, running full out in front of a storm. No one thought she’d make it, but she did. But then the town discovered that there was no one on board. She was called the Providence. It was a fitting name, for she brought Providence to our town, and much, much more to the widow Mabel Priory. Read this short, but creepy tale. Ages 9 and up. Includes Common Core exercises.
The Ghost of the Tree: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
I had found it! This house was the perfect place to write the great American novel. I tumbled into bed, anxious to start the next day. Within half an hour, I was awake again. The sounds were back. I got up and peered out the window. That’s when I saw it. In the ghostly light of a half moon, I saw a young girl chopping at the trunk of a huge oak tree. Ages 9 and up. Includes Common Core exercises.
FF489: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Mayday! Mayday! We had just finished a bombing run and we were lost. The fog was as thick as pea soup, and our instrument panel had been damaged by enemy gunfire. Would anyone come to our rescue? Suddenly the radio crackled to life and I heard a voice. But where would it lead us? Read this short, but creepy tale to find out. Ages 9 and up. Includes Common Core exercises.
Captain Albacore: A Spooky 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters
Who was the mysterious pilot hanging around the flight room? What did he want? No one knew. Then Captain Albacore collapsed. As a fellow pilot, someone was duty bound to visit him in the hospital and I drew the short straw. But I wasn’t prepared for the request he made of me, or how that request would turn out. Read this short, creepy tale to find out more. Includes Common Core exercises.
Luke's Dragon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Imagination & Play
Have you ever been so afraid of something that the only way to stay sane was to find an escape, even if the only escape is a dream? That’s how ten year old Luke deals with his fear of storms. His dreams are vivid and fun and usually consist of dragons and wizards. Then one morning he wakes ups with what he thought was his toy dragon to find Gage is no longer a stuffed toy but a real dragon.
The Case of the Aussie Adventure: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
"Well, this assignment won't be hard for me!" they heard a voice say. Cindy pushed her way into the small group. Jamie noticed that she was dressed in the latest style. Her designer jeans even had crystals sewn onto the pockets. Find out what Cindy has to say and if she is telling the truth. Teaches logic and attention to detail. Includes Common Core exercises.
The Case of the Pilfered Pellets: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Tommy rode up on his bike. He was breathing hard. Sweat was running down his face, but Tommy didn’t seem to care. “Someone stole my science experiment,” Tommy wailed. “You guys solve mysteries. I need your help. If I don’t get those pellets back before tomorrow I won’t be able to finish. Then I won’t win the prize." Can you solve this mystery? Teaches logic and detail. Has Common Core tasks.
The Case of Lincoln’s Luggage: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Hey, look at this,” Jamie said. She pointed to the inside of the trunk. Everyone looked. Stamped on the lid were some words: This trunk belongs to President Abraham Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois “We could sell this for hundreds!” someone said. “Maybe even thousands,” someone else added. Was this really Abe Lincoln's trunk? Can you solve the mystery? Teach logic & detail. Has Common Core tasks.
CLICK Smart Book
Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: Hindi. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Computers
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The Case of the Missing Miner: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“I’ve gotten most of the finances the trip,” Jim said eagerly. “I just need your share to cover the cost of supplies and travel. “I put in 5,000 myself. If you give me 5,000 it will be enough. Then I can follow the map to the treasure. Is there really a treasure? Solve they mystery. Teach kids logic and attention to detail. Educational versions include Common Core exercises.
The Case of the Cat’s Claws: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“I need your help. Are you guys open for business?” Brian asked. “Sure,” Kendall said. “Let me just grab my sister. She’d kill me if I left her out of a case.” Kendall went over to the door. “JAMIE,” he yelled inside. “WE”VE GOT A CASE!” A moment later Jamie popped through the door. What's up? Can you solve this mystery? Teach logic and attention to detail. Includes Common Core exercises.
The Case of the Pilgrim’s Paper: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jamie and Kendall looked up from their homework at the boy that their mom had let into the house. “Do we know you?” Jamie asked. The boy looked embarrassed. “I’m Steve Richards. My little sister is Sara Richards. She says you guys are good detectives. She told me you run a detective agency for kids.” What does Steve need help with? Solve this mystery. Teaches logic and details. Has CCSS exercises.
The Case of the Hosiery Hero: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Welcome to our museum,” they heard a voice say. When their eyes adjusted they saw a man in front of them. “I’m Bill and I’ll be your guide today. That will be two dollars each,” he added. Their father turned over six dollars and the man quickly stuck it in a cash box under the counter. Jamie stepped up to look at one of the cases. "This is strange!" Solve this mystery. Includes CCSS exercises.
Venom of the Serpent's Cunning (Andy Smithson Book Two)
Series: Andy Smithson. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,940. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / General, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Eleven-year-old Andy Smithson returns to Oomaldee to retrieve the second ingredient needed to break a 500-year-old curse. Things go from bad to worse when a creature Abaddon conjures from the darkest magic steals the Stone of Athanasia, the source of Hercalon V’s immortality, causing the king and his wizard Mermin to fall gravely ill. What will Andy do? Retrieve the Stone or the next ingredient?
The Case of the Sheep Stew: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Peter Markham, the local bully stood before Kris Williams. They were standing outside the school at the end of the day. “Something came in that your mom would love,” Peter continued. “I know you’ll want to buy it.” Kendall and Jamie stepped up behind Peter just in time to hear the last line. “What is it?” Kendall asked. Solve this mystery. Educational Versions have Common Core exercises.
The Case of the Smashed Statue: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Could you imagine living in a house like this?” Kendall asked. “Could you imagine having to clean a house like this?” Jamie asked. Both Kendall and Jamie had inherited their love of old things from their parents. At that moment they were visiting a huge mansion that allowed tours. They had come with their friends Erica and Andrea and their father. Solve this mystery. Educ Vers have CCSS exercises
The Case of the Snoring Sleeper: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“I just wanted to run a case by you. I hope that talking about it will give me a lead,” Officer Hall said. A moment later they were in the kitchen and popping some popcorn in the microwave. Kendall got them each a glass of milk. When the popcorn was done, they settled around the table. “We had a small burglary last night,” Officer Hall began. Solve this mystery. Educ. Versions have CCSS exercises.
The Case of the Wet Water Jug: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“You guys are the best at solving mysteries,” Kris said. “In fact, that’s kind of why I am here.” “Hey, look at that, Jamie,” Kendall exclaimed. “We’re not even open yet and we’ve already got our first case.” Kris dropped the backpack he was carrying and pulled out an electronic tablet. He turned it on and tapped the screen. A moment later he was looking at an online auction. Solve this mystery.
Songs of Kiguli 2013
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,520. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by PDMI Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry, Fiction » Children’s books » Poetry
The book is a collection weaving quotes and poetry from ancient and modern poets of Western philosophy with the thoughts of children 11-17 years old. These children write from the eyes of a mosquito, the heart hungry for the knowledge, the heart running from abuse and social ills, the spirit looking for ways to improve life and their beloved country, and the spirit willing to fight back.