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Mongolia: Travels in An Untamed Land
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 134,870. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
For seventy years Mongolia was all but closed to the west - a forbidden country, shrouded in darkness. Jasper Becker had long dreamed of exploring the sweeping land that lay just beyond China’s Great Wall and when communism disintegrated, he finally did. Setting out from Kublai Khan’s capital, Beijing, Becker was one of the first westerners to cross the border tracing the course of Yellow River.
Ladyboy: Thailand's Theater of Illusion
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
The photographs in this coffee table e-book colourfully reveal the glamorous world of Thai transvestite cabaret. 4,000 words, 86 full colour images
Thai Twist: A Cultural Romance
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,670. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013 by Assent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
In Thai Twist, instead of visiting temples with her older sister, high school graduate Gina spends her trip to Thailand chasing lost relatives as she falls for a mysterious native and his country.
14 Fun Facts About Elephants: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Elephants
You might know that they are the biggest land animal on earth, but here are some other things about elephants that you might not know. How much water can an elephant’s trunk hold? Can an elephant drink through its trunk? Can an elephant’s foot get stuck in the mud? Can elephants run? The Educational Version has activities that reinforce Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Giant Pandas: Educational Versions
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Bears
Giant pandas are one of the most loved of all animals. Here are some fun facts you may not have known about them. Is a giant panda an herbivore or a carnivore? Do giant pandas hibernate like other bears? What do a giant panda’s pupils look like? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this 15-Minute Book. The Educational Version has activities that reinforce Common Core Curriculum.
Tigers: The Lion With Stripes: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc.
Tigers are members of the cat family. They are the biggest cats still alive today. The saber-toothed tiger used to be bigger, but there are no more saber-toothed cats around. How much do you know about these cats? Find out: What a tiger uses his tail for? What is a liger or a tigon? How often do tigers catch the animals they chase? How much a tiger eats at one time? Has CCSS activities.
Komodo Dragons: The Biggest Lizard in the World: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians
The Komodo dragon is the biggest lizard in the world. In fact, a Komodo dragon can grow to be 10 feet (3 metres) long. If a full-grown man laid down next to a Komodo dragon, the dragon would be a lot bigger than the man! The Komodo dragon can weigh up to 360 pounds (163 kilograms). That is as much as two average men weigh! Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Elephants: The Kings of the Land: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Elephants
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.
Giant Pandas: Cuddly Bamboo Lovers: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Bears
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.
Meet the Tiger: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc.
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Tigers: The Lion with Stripes” and is for early readers. With only 1323 easy to read words, young children can experience the joy of learning about the tiger. They will find out: What colors do tigers come in? Why does a tiger hold his tail up when he runs? Why are their back legs longer than their front legs? Educational Versions have CCSS Activities