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14 Fun Facts About the Wright Brothers: A 15-Minute Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 20th Century
You have heard of Wilbur and Orville Wright. You know about their owning a bicycle shop. You know about them building and flying the first airplane. But here are some fun facts you may not know. Do you know: Who made the attempt at the first flight and what happened? Was the first flight at Kitty Hawk? Did Wilbur graduate from high school? Who taught Wilbur and Orville about inventing? And more.
14 Fun Facts About the Rainforest Canopy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / General
The rainforest canopy sits near the top of the rainforest. It is filled with thousands and thousands of insects, animals and plants. Yet mankind has learned very little about this important part of our ecosystem. Without rainforests to replenish the oxygen in the atmosphere, the world would become a lot more polluted. Here are some amazing things we have discovered about the rainforest. RL:6.2
14 Fun Facts About Saturn's Rings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries
Saturn has seven rings and 62 moons. The rings orbit Saturn, creating shadow bands and rain on the planet. Most of the moons are outside the rings. A few moons are within and between the rings. Some of these tiny moons create and control the rings. They create gaps within and between the rings. They create fascinating structures and phenomena. Find out more in this short book.
14 Fun Facts About Exoplanets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries
Our galaxy contains about 200 billion stars. Astronomers believed that some of these stars must have solar systems with planets. They went looking – and found some. They call these planets extrasolar planets or exoplanets. Here are some fun facts about them. Ages 8 and up. Reading level: 6.9 All measurements in American and metric.
14 Fun Facts About Great White Sharks: A 15-Minute Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
Great white sharks are large sharks that roam the oceans. They have been named great whites because they are big, and because they have a white stomach. Their back is grey. Scientists have begun to study these amazing animals more and more. Here are some fun facts they have found out about the great white shark. Reading Level: 5.1 All measurements in American and Metric.
14 Fun Facts About the Hudson River: A 15-Minute Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery
The Hudson River was once thought to be a northwest passage that joined to the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. Instead, a canal system opened up the center of America to settlement. The Hudson has spectacular valleys and dangerous waters. Land shifts have changed the course of the river. Much of the natural beauty of the land is now under the ocean. Learn more in this fun 15-minute book.
14 Fun Facts About Nebulas: A 15-Minute Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
In our galaxy, there are stars and solar systems. There are comets, asteroids and a lot of solid material. There is also a lot of space between star systems. We call this space between star systems the Interstellar Medium. In this area, there are great clouds of gas and dust. They can range in size from a few light years to many thousands of light years across. Some even glow. They are nebulas.
14 Fun Facts About Machu Picchu: A 15-Minute Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders, Nonfiction » History » South American
Machu Picchu is one of the few surviving ruins of the Inca Empire. It is situated in tropical forests on the eastern side of the Andes Mountains. It stretches five miles across a ridge and sits on top of two earthquake fault lines. The Spanish invaded South America looking for gold. They killed the Inca people. They destroyed their cities, but they never found Machu Picchu.
14 Fun Facts About the Amazon River
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Other
The Amazon River is the largest river in the world. It winds its way across South America, picking up dirt, leaves, and mostly water from over one third of South America. Then it empties into the Atlantic Ocean. Learn about the Amazon River in this 15-minute book and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Your Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health
Your heart is a very important organ in your body. It pushes blood throughout your body, bringing oxygen and nutrients to your cells. Your blood takes away dead cells, poison, and excess water. Without the heart doing its job, you would die. In fact, if your heart stops beating, you die in about four minutes! So how much does your heart weigh? How much blood does your heart pump? Find out!