Cullen Gwin

Biography

Cullen Gwin was born and raised in California and still makes it his home. He always loved writing, even as a youngster, and remembers when his mother would make his sisters listen to his latest creation around the dinner table. This event was always met by groans from his siblings.
Thankfully his writing has improved since then and it is much more welcome to his readers.

Books

Do You Want to Work on a Race Car Pit Crew? Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Careers
Have you ever though about working on a race car? Maybe you want to be one of the pit crew people? Being part of the pit crew can be fun. You get to be a part of the race. You get to work on race cars. You also get to see the race from the middle of the track. It can be fun and exciting to see the race going around you, but being on the pit crew is also hard work. Includes Common Core exercises.
14 Fun Facts About Your Bones: A 15-Minute Book, Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,350. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology
They are inside you right now! They are your bones, and they are helping to hold you up, keeping you moving, and doing all of the other jobs they are supposed to be doing. Bones have a lot of jobs. Here are some fun facts that you may not know about these fantastic parts of your body. Learn fun facts in this 15-minute book. Educational Versions include exercises geared to meet Common Core Standa..
Rachelle Tiny and the Giant Kitty Cat, Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
It was a wonderful day. Three-year-old Rachelle Tiny was in a good mood. She was pushing her brand new baby in its brand new stroller, up and down the passageways inside the walls of the big people's house. And she was singing a happy song. Papa Tiny had made the stroller out of a half a walnut shell, with wheels made of four matching buttons. Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.
Danielle Tiny and the Littles, Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
It was very, very late at night. But somehow Danielle Tiny couldn't sleep. Slowly she climbed out of the milk duds box that served as her bed. Danielle shivered in the dark. Something was different. She didn't know what it was, but she could feel it. Slowly she snuck out of the room. When she was in the hallway, suddenly she heard a loud noise. CRACK! What was it? Includes Common Core exercises.
Aaron Tiny and the Great Snake Invasion, Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
"I'm bored," thought Aaron Tiny as he sat behind a wall. He was staring through a tiny nail hole in the wall watching Peter Martin, the big boy in the next room playing video games. "I could do better than he's doing," Aaron sighed. What happens to Aaron when he gets the chance to try? Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.
Gabrielle Tiny and the Clue in the Book, Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 8,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
“Oh no,” said Brie Tiny. “My book report is due tomorrow!” She had been dreaming about school when she suddenly remembered it. Being careful not to wake anyone, Brie crept out of her lemon drop box bed and into her tiny robe. Slowly she snuck down the hall and out through the passageways to the tiny door which lead to the big people's house. What did she find? Includes Common Core exercises
What Does One Reef Matter? A 15-Minute Book, Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Janey loved the beach. She loved playing in the waves and digging in the sand. She loved looking at the brightly colored fish. She loved feeding the seagulls and watching them fly. She loved everything about the beach. Everything, that is, except the reef. The coral reef she didn't like. See the role a reef plays in the ecosystem and the life of the ocean. Includes Common Core exercises.
I Am An Ostrich, Don't You Know: A 15-Minute Book, Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds
Well hello there. My name is like, Val. I’m, like, an ostrich, ya know. But I bet you knew that. You’re a smart one, you are. But even if you’re smart, I’m a lot smarter. And I’m better looking. Don’t I look just grand? Meet Val, the vain ostrich, and let her tell you all about her life and what it is like to be an ostrich in Africa. Ages 7-10. Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.
The Toothless Hag: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
It wasn’t fair! Why should Colin spend a week at his Aunt’s house picking apples when she wouldn’t even buy him a candy marble! Well, if life wasn’t going to be fair to him, he didn’t care about being fair. He cut out right after lunch and headed for the cemetery. He explored around, and stumbled upon a crypt with the bones of those long dead. Find out what happens there. Ages 9+. Has CCSS tasks.
The Ghosts in the Cellar: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
This was our last chance. I know my wife thought this was a folly, but tomorrow she would see how right I was. Tomorrow our dreams would come true. Let me give you a bit of background. I had been a normal working slob my whole life. I was unhappy as an accountant, but I was even unhappier when I got laid off. It wasn’t my fault I wasn’t working anymore. Ages 9+. Includes Common Core exercises.
14 Fun Facts About Your Bones: A 15-Minute Book
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology
They are inside you right now! They are your bones, and they are helping to hold you up, keeping you moving, and doing all of the other jobs they are supposed to be doing. Bones have a lot of jobs. Here are some fun facts that you may not know about these fantastic parts of your body. Find out some amazing facts about your bones in this fun, 15-minute book.
Leif Erikson: Was He The First Man To Discover America? Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Why do we celebrate Columbus Day? Christopher Columbus wasn't the first man to discover America. He wasn't even the first European to set up a town in America. In fact, there were lots of people here before him. Many people think that the first man to explore North America was Leif Erikson. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Niagara Falls: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes
Niagara Falls is one of the most recognized landmarks in the US and Canada. Millions visit every year. While you may recognize this landmark, how much do you really know about it? Find out: How many waterfalls make up Niagara Falls? How much water goes over the Falls every second? How much of the water in the Niagara River goes over the falls? Educational Version has activities to meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Insects: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Butterflies, Moths & Caterpillars
There are many different kinds of insects. But no matter how many there are, all insects have some things in common. Here are some fun facts about those little things that you find crawling around everywhere. Find out: What does the word insect mean? How many insects are there in the world? Are there insects in the Arctic and the Antarctic? Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Your Bones: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology
They are inside you right now! They are your bones. They are holding you up, keeping you moving, and doing all of the other jobs they are need to do. Bones have a lot of jobs. Do you know: How do your bones help keep you from being poisoned? What is the largest bone in your body? What happens if you lick a dry bone? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards
14 Fun Facts About Washington DC: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
What happens in Washington DC affects our lives in many ways, but how much do you know about this place? By law, how large is Washington DC allowed to be? What made the way this city was laid out different from every other city in America at that time? Is Washington DC larger or smaller than it was when it was first formed? The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts about Saber-Toothed Cats: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
These large cats have giant teeth sticking out of their mouth! They are saber-toothed cats. They are fantastic to look at, but how much do you know about these amazing prehistoric creatures? Do you know: How many kinds of saber-toothed cats were there? How wide could they open their jaw? Did they have retractable claws? Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
Two Book Set! What Do You Call A Group Of Little Critters and What Do You Call A Group of Birds
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds
This two book set includes "What Do You Call A Group of Little Critters?" and "What Do You Call A Group of Birds?". What do you call a group of ants? A colony of ants. What do you call a group of bees? A swarm of bees. What do you call a group of ducks? A raft of ducks. What do you call a group of jays? A party of jays. Help children learn the different names for a group of insects and birds.
Leif Erikson: Was He The First Man To Discover America?
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Why do we celebrate Columbus Day? Christopher Columbus wasn't the first man to discover America. He wasn't even the first European to set up a town in America. In fact, there were lots of people here before him. Many people think that the first man to explore North America was Leif Erikson. Leif's father was Erik Thorvaldson. He was also known as Erik the Red. Read about Leif's life in this book.
14 Fun Facts About Saber-Toothed Cats: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
You've seen them in museums. Large cats with giant teeth sticking out of their mouth! They are often called saber-toothed cats. Scientists often give them the name smilodon. They are fantastic to look at, but how much do you know about these amazing prehistoric creatures? Here are some fun facts that scientists have discovered about the saber-toothed cats.
What Does One Reef Matter?
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Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.)
“I saw you dump soda in the water,” her mother said. “I just wanted to kill the reef,” Janey said quietly. She hung her head. “Why would you want to kill the reef?” her mother asked. “Because it cuts my feet when I go swimming,” Janey answered. “Besides,” she said. “What would one reef matter? Find out the role one reef plays in the ecosystem and the life of the ocean. Ages 7 and up
I Am An Ostrich, Don't You Know
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Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds
"Well hello there. My name is like, Val. I’m, like, an ostrich, ya know. But I bet you knew that. You’re a smart one, you are. But even if you’re smart, I’m a lot smarter. And I’m better looking. Don’t I look just grand?" Meet Val, the vain ostrich, and let her tell you all about her life and what it is like to be an ostrich growing up in Africa. Ages 7 to 10.
Do You Want To Work on a Race Car Pit Crew?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Careers
Have you ever though about working on a race car? Maybe you want to be a member of the pit crew? Being part of the pit crew can be fun. You get to be a part of the race. You get to work on race cars. You also get to see the race from the middle of the track. It can be fun and exciting, but being on the pit crew is also hard work. Find out what it is really like to work on a race car pit crew.
Gabrielle Tiny and the Clue in the Book
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Series: The Tinies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
“Oh no,” said Brie Tiny as she woke with a start. “I forgot my book report and it's due tomorrow.” She had been dreaming about school again. Being careful not to wake anyone else, Brie crept out of bed. Slowly she snuck down the hall and out through the passageways to the door which lead to the big people's living room. After making sure that no big people or their cats were around, she snuck out!
Aaron Tiny and the Great Snake Invasion
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Series: The Tinies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
"I'm bored," said Aaron Tiny as he sat behind a wall. He was staring through a tiny nail hole watching Peter Martin, the big boy in the next room playing video games. "I could do better than that," Aaron sighed. At that moment, Aaron heard the boy's mother calling him. "Peter, are you ready to go to Aunt Martha's with me?" This was Aaron's chance! When Peter was gone, he snuck into the room!
Danielle Tiny and the Littles
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Series: The Tinies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
It was late at night, but somehow little Danielle Tiny couldn't sleep. Slowly she climbed out of the milk duds box that served as her bed. Her dad had made all their beds out of candy boxes so they would have sweet dreams every night, but tonight it wasn’t working. Danielle shivered in the dark. Slowly she snuck out of the room. When she was in the hallway, suddenly she heard a loud noise. CRACK!
Rachelle Tiny and the Giant Kitty Cat
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Series: The Tinies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Little 3-year-old Rachelle Tiny was in a good mood. She was pushing her brand new baby in its brand new stroller, up and down the passageways inside the walls of the big people's house. And all the while she was singing a happy song. Suddenly she saw a light infront of her! She was lost! And even worse, there was a big people's cat right in front of her!
14 Fun Facts About Niagara Falls: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
Niagara Falls is one of the most recognized landmarks in the U.S. and Canada. Millions of people visit every year. While you may recognize this landmark, how much do you really know about it? Do you know: How many waterfalls make up Niagara Falls? How much water goes over Niagara Falls every second? How much of the water in the Niagara River goes over the falls? Find out this and more in this book
14 Fun Facts About Insects: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Insects
Insects are all over, and there are many different kinds. But no matter how many there are, all insects have some things in common. Here are some fun facts about those little things that you find crawling around everywhere. Do you know: What does the word insect mean? How many insects are there in the world? Are there insects in the Arctic and the Antarctic? Find out the answers in this fun book.
14 Fun Facts About Washington DC: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / State & Local
Washington DC is our nation’s capitol. It is where many of our laws are made. What happens here affects our lives in many ways, but how much do you know about this place? Do you know: By law, how large is Washington DC allowed to be? Is it larger or smaller than it was when it was first formed? What happened to many buildings 15 years after the city was formed? Fout out this and more in this book.

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