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Sally Ride: The First American Woman in Space: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The morning of June 18, 1983, was an important date for women. On that day, Sally Ride became the first American woman to fly in space. At age 32, she was also the youngest to orbit the Earth. This historic flight took Sally and four men on a six-day trip in the space shuttle Challenger. Find out about the life of this first American woman in space Educational Versions have CCSS Activities.
Chief Joseph: Leader of the Nez Perce: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Chief Joseph was the name given to the leader of the Nez Perce Indians by the white men who couldn't pronounce Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekht (Thunder Rolling in the Mountains). Inheriting the leadership of the Wallowa Band from his father in 1871, Joseph led his people in the Nez Perce war of 1877, the first and only war between the Nez Perce and the whites. Educational Versions have CCSS Activities.
Louis Braille: The Boy Who Invented the Alphabet for the Blind: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
In 1809, Simon-Rene and Monique Braille lived in a small town in France. The town of Coupvray was 25 miles (40 km) outside Paris. Life was good for the family. Simon worked as a harness maker and leatherer. He made many items out of leather, including harnesses and saddles for horses, leather slippers and shoes, and leather satchels. Educational Versions have CCSS Activities.
Saint George: Dragon Slayer: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
St George, defender of the helpless and slayer of dragons is a saint honored by many countries and many religions. He is as popular with Muslims and Jews as he is with Christians. How could this happen? We know dragons never existed. How could someone be so well known and honored worldwide for something that could never have happened? Find out! Educational Versions have CCSS Activities.
Probability for Fifth Graders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Mathematics / Algebra
If your child is struggling with math, then this book is for you; the short book covers the topic and also contains 30 practice problems to work with. This subject comes from the book “Fifth Grade Math (For Home School or Extra Practice)”; it more thoroughly covers more fifth grade topics to help your child get a better understanding of fifth grade math. If you purchased that book, or plan to pu
Measurement for Fifth Graders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Mathematics / Algebra
If your child is struggling with math, then this book is for you; the short book covers the topic and also contains 30 practice problems to work with. This subject comes from the book “Fifth Grade Math (For Home School or Extra Practice)”; it more thoroughly covers more fifth grade topics to help your child get a better understanding of fifth grade math. If you purchased that book, or plan to pu
Whole Numbers for Fifth Graders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Mathematics / General
If your child is struggling with math, then this book is for you; the short book covers the topic and also contains 30 practice problems to work with. This subject comes from the book “Fifth Grade Math (For Home School or Extra Practice)”; it more thoroughly covers more fifth grade topics to help your child get a better understanding of fifth grade math. If you purchased that book, or plan to pu
Rabbits: Fluffy Balls of Fur: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Rabbits, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Rabbits are small, furry animals that live all over the world. Most rabbits like to live in groups called herds. Some rabbits like to live alone. They have an egg shaped body covered in very soft fur. Most rabbits have fur that is the color of the area they live in. This helps them hide from their enemies. If they live among dirt and twigs, they will be brown or spotted. Has CCSS activities.
Chameleons: Color Changing Lizards: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
A chameleon is a lizard, but it is a very strange lizard. They don't look like other lizards. Most lizards have long, round, skinny bodies. Chameleons have bodies that are a little flatter. They also stick up into the air. Many chameleons also have horns or bumps that stick up around their head. Some of them have small bumps and some of them have big ones. Educational Versions have CCSS activitie
Alligators: Floating Logs of the Swamp: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
An alligator is an animal that looks like a huge lizard. Alligators have thick, hard skin across the entire top of their body. This skin is greenish brown in color. It is covered with bony plates called scutes. These scutes help protect the alligator just like a turtle's shell protects the turtle. The skin on an alligator's belly is much softer and thinner. Educational Vers. have CCSS activities
Frogs and Toads: In and Out of the Water: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Frogs are amphibians. An amphibian is an animal that spends part of its life in water and part on land. There are two main kinds of frogs. They are frogs and toads. Some people say that frogs have smooth skin and toads have bumpy skin. But there are some frogs with bumpy skin and some toads with smooth skin. Other people say that toads have teeth and frogs do not. Has CCSS Activities.
Horses: Tame and Wild: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Horses, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
There are many different kinds of horses in the world. Some are short. Some are huge. Some come in one color, and some come in many colors. But they are all beautiful. All horses have long, thin legs and a big round body. They have a long, curved neck and a big head with large eyes. Horses have been a help to man for thousands of years. Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Koalas: Cute Marsupials: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The koala is a small animal that lives in trees. It is a native animal of Australia. The adult male Koala is called a buck. The adult female is called a doe. A young koala is a joey. There are two types of koalas. The southern koala is found around the state of Victoria and up to the bottom of New South Wales. Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Turkeys: Gobblers of the Americas: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
You have seen them on your thanksgiving table, but what do you know about turkeys? I don't mean that they taste good. What do you know about their lives? Turkeys might surprise you, especially the wild ones. Let me tell you about them. There are two main kinds of turkeys, wild turkeys and tame turkeys. There are many differences between the two kinds of turkeys. Educational Vers. have CCSS activit
Giant Pandas: Cuddly Bamboo Lovers: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Bears, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Giant pandas are animals that live in China. For many years, people couldn't decide if a panda was part of the bear family or part of the raccoon family. Now they know that they are really bears. They look like a huge, cuddly bear. They have four legs and a short, stubby tail. They also have a face that looks like a bear face. Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Bats: Fliers of the Night: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
What animal sees with its ears and flies with its hands? Bats do. They also do many other strange things. Bats don’t see very well with their eyes. Instead, they “see” with their ears. They use sonar to find their way, and to find things in the dark. Find out: What is sonar? How many clicks will a bat send out each second? Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Elephants: The Kings of the Land: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Elephants, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Elephants are the largest animal that lives on land. They are HUGE! A male elephant can stand 12 feet (3.75 metres) tall at the shoulders. It can weigh up to 26,000 pounds (12,000 kg). That means one elephant can weigh as much as 13 small trucks! Elephants have four very strong legs. Their legs are like posts. Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Badgers: Ready For a Fight: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
A badger is an animal. It looks like a cross between a skunk and a dog. They have a long nose. They use it to stick into holes they have dug. This lets them reach the insects they find underground. Badgers have a funny looking face. It is mostly black, but has white stripes. That helps them to hide in the nighttime shadows. Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
The Extraordinary Emu: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The emu is Australia’s biggest native bird. It is the second biggest bird in the world. The biggest is the ostrich. The emu belongs to the family known as ratites. Ratites are birds that don’t fly and have small wings and flat breastbones. Even though emus can’t fly they can run very fast. They run up to 31 miles per hour (50 kilometres per hour). Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Elephant Seals: Mountains of Blubber: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Elephant seals are huge animals that live part of their life on land. When I say they are huge, I mean huge. The male elephant seal can grow to be up to 16 feet (4.9 metres) long. They can weigh 6,600 pounds (3000 kilograms)! An average car weighs about 3,000 pounds (1360 kilograms). That means a male elephant seal can weigh more than two cars! That is big! Educational Versions have CCSS activitie