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Matthew Henson: The First Man to Reach the North Pole: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Matthew Alexander Henson was born in Maryland in 1866. As a boy he worked as a sharecropper. A sharecropper is a farmer, but they don't own the land they farm. They grow the food, then they share their crop with the landowner. Every year Matthew and his family would grow a crop. They would share half of what they grew with the man who owned the land. Educational Version has activities to meet CCSS
Treacherous Journey: Following Roosevelt down the River of Doubt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,180. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » South American
Explorer George M. Dyott was engaged to follow and photograph ex-president Roosevelt's route down the Amazon's River of Doubt. Roosevelt's 1914 trip nearly killed him. For Dyott to survive this journey he had to endure bandits, whitewater rapids, exhausting jungle portages, hostile cannibal Indians and maddening insects -- not to mention the loss of a canoe carrying the expedition's food supplies.
From Border to Border: Crossing the Continent by Land Rover
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,530. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
For Land Rover’s 50th anniversary in 1998 I joined a group of fifty people from all over North America to travel off-road from Canada to Mexico. From the wind-blasted bleakery of central Canada to the rocky playground of Moab, brake failure on a New Mexico hill to a harrowing drive up a flooding river, my journey hit incredible highs and lows before my luck finally ran out on the return home.
Hero's Journey 101
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature
In this book you will learn about the Hero's Journey Framework, a framework popularly used by famous writers to create stories about heroic protagonists. This book was created to help writers create their own heroic stories by giving them a more in depth look at the framework.
Sacajawea: Lewis and Clark Interpreter and Guide
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Many people have heard of Sacajawea and how she helped to lead the Lewis and Clark Expedition. But many people have not heard of her life before or after this time. Sacajawea had a very hard life, and she died young. Find out about the life of the 17-year-old girl who helped to lead Lewis and Clark to the Pacific in this 15-minute biography.
Out of Uca
Price: Free! Words: 10,620. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
Clark lives in the city of Uca, where the people are oppressed by a powerful god. On a quest to find his long-lost father, Clark and his friend flee into the wilderness. But they soon realize that it may have been better to be bound in slavery, then to face the wrath of the gods. A intriguing, moving tale of courage and sacrifice.
Sailors, Scientists, Spies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Sailors describes the lives of two Spanish naval officers. Jorge Juan and Antonio Ulloa, chosen in 1735 by Philip V to represent Spanish interests on a French expedition to South America. Their experiences on this journey and their later contributions to eighteenth-century Spain were remarkable, from ship design to canal building, mining, dangerous sea patrols to naming the base metal platinum.
United States Human Expedition
Price: Free! Words: 20,040. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
This title covers the systematic flaws of the leverage over human need held by money. I discuss some viable options of ways to deal with social and economic inequality. There are countless differences between natural selection and what is happening for profit.
The Lewis and Clark Expedition: An American Adventure (A History Just for Kids!)
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery
Lewis and Clark were two of America's most fascinating explorers--but they were only part of a larger team. Inside these pages, you'll discover what started the expedition, what were the dangers, and most importantly: what was it like to be a kid during the expedition.
Matthew Alexander Henson: The First Man to Reach the North Pole
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery
Matthew Henson was born in Maryland in 1866. As a boy he worked as a sharecropper. A sharecropper is a farmer, but they don't own the land they farm. They grow the food, then they share their crop with the landowner. Matthew's parents died when he when he was young. Matthew didn’t want to be a farmer, so he ran away to sail the seas. Find out how this choice led him to discover the North Pole.