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14 Fun Facts About the River Thames: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes
The River Thames has a colorful history. It was a river road long before railways and roads were built. It has brought flood, disease and death to thousands of people. It has over 80 islands, 200 bridges, 20 tunnels, 45 locks, six public ferries and one ford. Yet it still reminds us of its history with about one body a week being found in its waters. Educational Version has activities to meet CCSS
14 Fun Facts About the Yangtze: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes
The Yangtze River is known by many names. From its headwaters in the glaciers of Tibet, it drops nearly 16,000 feet (5000 metres) on its journey to the East China Sea. For millions of years it has cut its path through the land. It flows through mountains and deep gorges and along broad, flat valley plains. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
The Edge of Hell
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Price: Free! Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
How would it feel to be scattered across the rocks? Fifty feet, jagged edges, no mercy for a drunken teenager. A few swigs of whisky under the blazing Arizona sun and you jump…and wake up in a big ol’ truck inner tube, floating within the dark pit of hell toward a destiny filled with evil’s promise.
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
Beavers: Gnawers of the Northern Woods: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
How would you like to eat part of your house for food during the winter? Well that's just what some beavers do. Beavers are animals that live in the water. They spend most of their time there, even though they are mammals. That means they breathe air, so part of the time they are also on land. Beavers live in the water because it is safer for them. Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Poems From The Hinterland Of The Heart
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Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Poems from the hinterland of the heart are a collection of thoughts and feelings reflecting daily emotions which constantly rise up to the conscious thought whilst trying to live a normal daily life. This is the first publication by Ian MacIver
Following the Fleet – London’s Secret River
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
The Fleet is the greatest lost river in the world. It ran for just 5 miles, but it defined the shape of old London. This is its fascinating story.
The Phone Call
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A divorced father gets a phone call from his youngest daughter, the call he has always dreaded to receive. His ex has died and his two girls want him there for the funeral.
Congo Mission
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,660. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In Congo Mission a young Dr. Jack Sharp is a missionary in Congo in the 1980’s. He has stepped beyond his comfort zone into an unfamiliar world desiring to do what he believes God wants of him. Jack’s skills, knowledge and faith are tested as he learns what life as a missionary has to offer. His will and character get a work out when danger and intrigue engulf his new life.
Fly Fishin' - A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
This is a tale for those who have felt the silent whiz of a fly pole as the line thwaps gently against the water. It's a tale for those who have ever wondered how their happiness can coexist with a world obsessed with production. It's a tale of the brilliant resilience of the human heart and the sublimity of nature. It's a tale for you.