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14 Fun Facts About Frogs: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
Frogs seem like cute little creatures. But did you know they can also be downright strange? Not everything about these creatures is what it seems. Here are some interesting and strange things you may not know about our amphibious friends. Do you know? How do frogs drink? How big is the smallest frog? How big is the largest frog? Find out in this fun 15-Minute book.
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.
Manatees: Mermaids of the Sea: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
What is a manatee? It is a sea creature. It looks like a large, walrus with a fat face. Even though it is huge, this animal is known for being one of the gentlest creatures in the sea. This book will introduce you to manatees and tell you many interesting facts about them, including: What do manatees eat? How many babies does a manatee mother have? Do they bite? Educational Vers. have CCSS activit
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.
Alligators
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Distance & online education
Alligators have an "armored" body with a very strong flat tail. The alligator’s skin, on the back, is armored with bony plates, which acts as steel plating to protect the alligator from predators, other alligators and even humans that may be hunting them.
Into the Deep
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Series: Into the Deep, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,640. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
No one understands the fury of the ocean like Zoey. Ten years ago, she lost her leg in a freak shark attack. The night after her sixteenth birthday, she has yet to accept her awkward prosthetic limb or the fact she will always be different. Wary of the sea, and its hidden threats, she ventures to a bonfire at the beach. She’s mesmerized by its awesome power, wondering what she ever had to fear, u
Meet the Giant Panda: A 15-Minute Book
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Bears
Giant pandas live in China. For a long time many people thought a panda was a bear. Some thought it was a raccoon. 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. This book is a shortened version of our popular “Giant Pandas: Cuddly Bamboo Lovers” and is for early readers.
14 Fun Facts About Florida's Everglades: A 15-Minute Book
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes
Water once covered most of Florida. It created vast sawgrass prairies, eerie swamps and smelly mangrove forests. The area was considered useless and impenetrable, full of poisonous snakes, alligators and mosquitoes. It is more than that. The Everglades is a wonder of nature. Learn some amazing facts about this wondrous place in this fun, 15-minute book.
Introduction to Polar Bears
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Bears
An eleven year old girl from New Zealand shares her love of Polar Bears with readers. Covering their history, their family lives and their challenges, and crucially how we can all help ensure their survival.
The Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species: Local Authority and International Policy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » International law
A new book explores the nature of national-to-local linkages, using as a case study the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) via its domestic analog, the Endangered Species Act. The analysis uses quantitative and qualitative methods. The author concludes that while CITES enforcement allows for a national-to-local extension, it presents international challenges too.