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The Day Niagara Falls Stopped Running: A 15-Minute Strange But True Tale
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century
It happened on March 29, 1848. The people of the town of Niagara Falls awoke to a near deafening silence. The silence wasn’t complete. They could hear a few birds twittering in the trees and a few dogs barking. Otherwise there was silence. This was strange because the people of Niagara Falls lived their entire lives with the roar of the falls. But today they were dry! Find out what happened.
The Mysterious Lines at Nazca
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
In the 1920s, the first airplanes began to fly over the Peruvian mountains. Passengers looking out their windows said they could see lines on the Nazca plateau below. The lines looked like runways where airplanes could land. They could also see animals and other objects. There are birds, monkeys, spiders, a killer whale, plants and flowers. There are human like figures. These are the Nazca lines.
The Day Niagara Falls Stopped Running: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
It happened on March 29, 1848. The people of Niagara Falls awoke to a near deafening silence. The silence wasn’t complete. They could hear birds twittering in the trees overhead. There were a few dogs barking. But otherwise there was silence. This was strange because the people of Niagara Falls lived their entire lives with the roar of the falls. Educational versions have CCSS activities.
The Cat, Some Seeds and Fifteen Books
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,440. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An english woman's voyage into the virgin and sometimes bizarre Spain of 1950 and her double life existence between the UK and Catalunya until the present day. The local characters, obscure Spanish laws, evening folk dances, a family run hotel, stray dogs, Catalan nationalists, the plumber, the butcher and the baker all take their part in a cacophony of unpredictable philosophising.