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Caitlind Alexander is the author of over 60 books for children, including the Jamie and Kendall Broderick Mystery series, the Wonderful World of Animals series, the Miss Jones series, and a number of books in the 14 Fun Facts and 101 Fun Facts series.

Caitlind is also an accomplished speaker. She has given numerous talks to children and school classes. She also gives talks and seminars for writers on topics ranging from creating believable characters to publishing ebooks.

She lives in California where she loves to visit historic places and learn about new things. She also loves to travel and has been all over the world.

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14 Fun Facts About Great White Sharks: A 15-Minute Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
Great white sharks are large sharks that roam the oceans. They have been named great whites because they are big, and because they have a white stomach. Their back is grey. Scientists have begun to study these amazing animals more and more. Here are some fun facts they have found out about the great white shark. Reading Level: 5.1 All measurements in American and Metric.
Benjamin Franklin: The First American
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » History » North America
Ben Franklin was a writer, scientist, inventor and political leader. He was one of the Founding Fathers who drafted the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the U.S. He organized the first lending library and volunteer fire department. He established universities and hospitals. He also flew a kite in a thunderstorm to show that lightning was electricity. Learn more in this short bio
14 Fun Facts About the Hudson River: A 15-Minute Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery
The Hudson River was once thought to be a northwest passage that joined to the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. Instead, a canal system opened up the center of America to settlement. The Hudson has spectacular valleys and dangerous waters. Land shifts have changed the course of the river. Much of the natural beauty of the land is now under the ocean. Learn more in this fun 15-minute book.
The Werewolf of Walther Point: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters, Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal
The fog rolled in, wrapping itself around my shoulders like a stale, wet, gray cloak. It gathered deeper and deeper, like an old friend happy to see me after a long absence. And it hid me. It hid my presence from the watchful eyes in the cabin before me. That was fine with me. I needed the concealment more than I needed the sight. In fact, I didn't need to see the cabin at all. I could smell it!
Isle of Death: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Out in the Atlantic lies an island shaped like a huge footprint with amputated toes. A ridge of mountains runs the length of the island. On one side the island is covered with a beautiful town. Mansions dot the hillsides and once beautiful gardens stretch out before them. But all the inhabitants of these wondrous homes reside on the other side of the island...in the graveyard!
The Haunted Tree House: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Tammy and Jessica were best friends. They loved to go exploring together. Then one day they found a tree house deep in the forest. It was a great tree house, but something didn’t feel right. It was almost as if the tree house was haunted. Tammy and Jessica ran from the tree house, only to find themselves at a small clearing in the woods. Facing them was an old cabin, and an even older woman!
The Ghosts in the Cellar: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
This was our last chance. I know that my wife thought this was a folly at first, but tomorrow she would see how right I was. Tomorrow a lot of our dreams would come true. Find out what happens when the author buys a vineyard and begins making wine in a haunted cellar. Ages 9 and up.
The Toothless Hag: A 15-Minute Ghost Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
It isn’t fair! Why should Colin spend an entire week at his Aunt Kate’s house picking apples when she won’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. Colin cut out right after lunch and headed for the local cemetery down the road. He explored around, and stumbled upon a crypt with the bones of those long dead. Find out what happens!
The Hobo Graveyard: A 15-Minute Horror Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal
“Then the train pulls away from the station,” Peter said. “And anyone riding in boxcar 1313 on the night of a full moon, never comes back. They go to the hobo graveyard to die.” Those were the words that started the challenge; The challenge that would change my life forever. Read this short, but creepy tale to find out what happened when Aaron took boxcar 1313 one cold, moonlit night. Ages 9+
The House Built By Ghosts: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 20th Century
It has over 160 rooms, 40 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, but only one shower. It has stairs that lead to the ceiling and doors that, when stepped through, will drop you a story or more. It has 10,000 windows, a number of which are placed on inside walls, including an expensive stained glass window made by Tiffany. This is the Winchester Mystery House, the house built by ghosts. RL: 6.9 Has CCS exercises.
The Scarecrow: A 15-Minute Horror Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The scarecrow in the Williams’s field was certainly scary, and not just to crows. Bobby couldn’t say why exactly he found it as scary as he did. He just did. He told himself it was only some material filled with straw, but avoided going near it, all the same. He preferred it if he didn’t have to even think about it. The scarecrow had been there forever, or so it seemed. Ages 9+ Has CCS exercises
How do Animals Stay Cool: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health & Daily Living / Daily Activities
People sweat to stay cool. The water comes out of our skin. As it dries, it takes the heat from our body with it. This helps us to stay cool. If the water is not drying fast enough, we can sit in front of a fan. This takes the water off our bodies faster. If that is not enough, we can add more water to our skin by running through a sprinkler or going swimming. But how do animals stay cool? RL: 3.4
Miss Jones The Time Traveling Teacher: Educational Version
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling second grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! In these 5 adventures, Miss Jones discovers the stone for Michelangelo's David is about to be cut in half; something wrong with the Wright Brother's plane; Harriet Tubman and her group of runaway slaves are in danger, and more! RL: 2.6 Has CCS exercises
Courtney Case and the Missing Lemons: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
I never thought mum’s bad memory would lead me to another case. It was Friday evening. Mum had spent the afternoon gardening in the front yard and was enjoying a cup of tea. Dad was helping me with my homework. I would have been happy to leave it until bedtime Sunday night. Dad was aware of this and decided that we could get it all done tonight. And by “we”, I mean “me”. RL: 3.4 CCS exercises.
Kendall and Jamie Crack the Case: Educational Version
Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Match wits with Kendall and Jamie Broderick and see if you can solve these seven 15-minute mysteries: The Case of the Cats Claws, The Case of the Snoring Sleeper, The Case of the Pilgrim's Paper, The Case of the Sheep Stew, The Case of the Missing Miner, The Case of the Cowering Cat, The Case of the Cheater's Chili. Ages 8 and up Reading Level: 4.7 Includes Common Core exercises.
The Room of 1,000 Slaves: A Full-length Broderick Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Join Jamie and Kendall Broderick in this exciting adventure as they search a house for clues to find out if it was used as a station on the underground railroad. The discovery of a secret passageway which locks Jamie inside is just the start of their adventure. This book is part of the exciting new Kendall and Jamie Broderick Mystery Series. Reading level: 3.3
The Lives of Wild Animals Book #3: Educational Version
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 17,590. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
There are many amazing animals in the world. Some are funny and some are strange. This book will tell about 7 animals. Each book covers: What is it, where does it live, what does it eat, who are its enemies, how are babies born and raised, and fun facts. This is a set of 7 of our popular 15-Minute Books. It contains elephants, hippos, polar bears, beavers, spiders, raccoons, bighorn sheep. RL: 3.7
The Lives of Wild Animals Book #2: Educational Version
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 18,360. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
There are many amazing animals in the world. Some are funny and some are strange. This book will tell about 7 animals. Each covers: What is it, where does it live, what does it eat, who are its enemies, how are babies born and raised, and some fun facts. This is a compilation of seven of our popular 15-Minute Books. It contains tigers, giraffes, wolves, cougars, badgers, reindeer, and rabbits.
The Lives of Wild Animals Book #1: Educational Version
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
There are many amazing animals in the world. Some are funny and some are strange. This book will tell you about 7 amazing animals. Each book covers: What is it, where does it live, what does it eat, who are its enemies, how are babies born and raised, and some fun facts. This book covers giant pandas, gorillas, zebras, bats, horses, manatees, and armadillos. RL: 3.8 Includes Common Core Exercises
Bison: The American Buffalo: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Cows, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
A bison is a wild cow. It looks like a cow, but it is bigger. It can be a lot bigger. In fact, a bison is the biggest land animal in North America! A bison can be up to six feet (1.75 metres) at the shoulder. It can be over 12 feet (3.5 metres) long! That means they are as tall as a man, and as long as two men laying head to toe! They also weigh much more than a man. RL: 3.7 Has CCS exercises.
Lions: Big Cats of Africa: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc., Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
Lions are big cats. They have tawny fur. Tawny means yellowish brown in color. Some lions have white fur on their stomachs and some lions have tawny fur on their stomachs. There are also a few lions that are all white. Lions also have a long tail. Their tail ends in a ball of fur. Scientists call the ball a tuft. The tuft on most lions is black. RL: 3.8 Includes Common Core exercises.
Yaks: Hairy Cows of Asia: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Cows, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
A yak is a hairy animal that lives in Asia. It looks like a big, hairy cow. Yaks are members of the cow family. Like cows, they have four skinny legs and big, round bodies. They also have long noses and horns on top of their head. But a yak is much bigger than a cow. They are between five feet (1.6 metres) and seven feet (2.2 metres) tall when they are grown. That is taller than a man! RL: 3.2
Abraham Lincoln: America's Great Emancipator: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & First Families (U.S.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Abraham Lincoln came from humble beginnings, but he learned from an early age the power of education. He wanted to help Americans and bring equality for all. During the Civil War, he put his skills to work. He made two famous speeches: The Gettysburg Address and his Second Inaugural Address. They changed the nation of America forever. Find out more in this 15-minute bio. Includes CCS exercises.
Saint Francis of Assisi: The Patron Saint of Animals: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Religious, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religious / Christian / Biography & Autobiography
Saint Francis is one of the most loved saints in the world. He lived a simple life, dedicated to Jesus. He loved animals and nature, and believed we have a responsibility to look after them. Francis was born in Assisi, Italy, sometime between December 1181 and September 1182. His father was a wealthy cloth merchant. His mother was a French noblewoman. 15-minute bio. Has Common Core exercises.
Joseph II of Austria: The Misunderstood Despot: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe
Joseph II of Austria was a complicated man. He loved his subjects and was willing to do anything for them. Unfortunately for them, in his mind that meant telling them how to do everything! Joseph had been raised to believe that, as royalty, he was smarter and better than anyone else. He believed that being kind to them meant treating them like children. 15-minute bio. Has CCS exercises.
Paul Revere: American Patriot: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Political
Paul Revere lived when America was not yet a country. It was a colony of England. The people were British subjects and lived under British laws. British soldiers enforced the laws in Boston and other colonial cities. Paul was a patriot. He believed America should be free. Read about the life of this American patriot and learn the truth about his midnight ride. 15-minute bio Has CCS exercises.
The Wright Brothers: America's First Fliers: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Wilbur and Orville Wright dreamed of flying. They designed, built and tested gliders. They studied wings and propellers. They designed and built an engine. After years of testing and a few crashes, they flew the first powered aircraft. This is the story of their life. Find out more about these brave men and how they came to create the World's first powered airplane. 15-minute bio has CCS exercises
Thomas Edison: America's Greatest Inventor: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Technology / Inventions
Thomas Edison was an inventor. He invented electric lighting, the phonograph and alkaline batteries. He invented a camera to record moving pictures and a device for watching them. He added sound to create a motion picture. He improved many of the machines we use today. He even created a battery powered car. Edison created more inventions than any other inventor. 15-minute bio. Has CCS exercises.
Saint Patrick: Ireland's Beloved Saint: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Religious, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
St Patrick, Apostle of Ireland, is one of the best known saints of the World. Legends claim he converted the country of Ireland to Christianity and drove all the snakes into the sea. Most of what we know about Patrick comes from his own writings. Patrick wrote about his thoughts, dreams and visions and his life and teachings. Find out more in this 15-minute biography. RL: 6.6 Has CCS exercises.
Meet the Komodo Dragon: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
The Komodo dragon is the biggest lizard in the world. If a full-grown man laid down next to a dragon, the dragon would be a lot bigger than the man! The dragon can weigh as much as two men! Like all lizards, a dragon has four short legs and a long body. It also has a long tail. Their skin is brown with tan or black marks on it. Read more about the Komodo dragon. RL: 2.2 Includes CCS exercises.
Meet the Giraffe: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Giraffes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
The giraffe is the tallest animal alive today. A male giraffe can be taller than a two-story house! Giraffes have very long legs. Their front legs are longer than their back legs. That is why their back slopes down toward their rump. They also have very thin, long tails. There is a bunch of black fur at the end of their tail. This bunch of fur is called a tuft. RL: 2.1 Includes CCS exercises.
Meet the Alligator: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
An alligator looks a lot like a huge lizard. They have thick, hard skin across the top of their body. This skin is greenish brown in color. It is covered with bony plates. These plates help keep the gator safe. They are just like a turtle's shell. The skin on their belly is much softer and thinner. It is also much lighter in color. Some have a belly that is almost white. RL 2.2. Has CCS exercises.
14 Fun Facts About Your Heart: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health
Your heart is the most important organ in your body. It pushes your blood throughout your body, bringing oxygen and nutrients to your cells. Your blood also takes away dead cells, poison, and excess water. Without the heart doing its job, you would die. In fact, if your heart stops beating, you die in about four minutes! Find out more about this amazing organ. RL: 4.8. Includes CCS exercises
14 Fun Facts About the Amazon River: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries
The Amazon River is the largest river in the world. It winds its way across South America, picking up dirt, leaves, and mostly water from over one third of South America. Then it empties into the Atlantic Ocean. Learn about the Amazon River in this short 15-minute book. Reading level: 6.8
14 Fun Facts About Nebulas: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries
In our galaxy, there are stars and solar systems. There are also great clouds of gas and dust. They can range in size from a few light years to many thousands of light years across. Some of them glow. Some are so dark that we cannot see through them. These massive clouds of gas and dust are called nebulas. How much do you know about nebulas? Find out more in this short book. Reading Level: 6.7
14 Fun Facts About the Seine River: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe
The Seine River is a slow moving river. Once a major trade route, it is navigable by ocean going ships as far as Rouen. The Seine has been subject to monster tides, and great feats of architecture. Its source is a place of worship and its basin was one of the earliest areas settled by ancient man. Find out more about this fascinating river in this short book. Reading Level: 6.9
14 Fun Facts About Machu Picchu: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Central & South America
Machu Picchu is one of the few surviving ruins of the Inca Empire. It is situated in tropical forests on the eastern side of the Andes Mountains. It stretches five miles across a ridge and sits on top of two earthquake fault lines. The Spanish invaded South America looking for gold. They killed the Inca people. They destroyed their cities, but they never found Machu Picchu. Discover more. RL: 6.7
The Final Dive: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
Simon was watching the school diving sports. Xavier stood on the one metre board, ready to take his dive. He was the best diver in the school. He’d already won a spot to compete in the State Finals. This was his last dive. It was going to be his hardest – a double backflip. He had never done a double back flip. Could a ghost help him do it? Reading level 3.3
The Ghost of the Penny Woodley: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
The Penny Woodley was a two hundred year old sailing ship. She brought supplies and settlers to a new world. Today, she was in dry dock, restored as a museum. And she was haunted. “It’ll be fun,” Simon’s mum had told him when she signed the permission form. “It’s haunted,” Simon told her. Are there such things as ghosts? Is the Penny Woodley haunted? Read this creepy tale to find out! RL: 3.5
The Final Dive
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
Simon rubbed his eyes. The sun’s heat made Xavier look hazy as he stood on the diving board. Xavier turned around, facing away from the water. He carefully took his position, standing on his toes with his arms outstretched. He built up speed and bounce. As he was about to leap into the air, his legs buckled. He hit the water with a hard slap. What is wrong with Xavier? Is he haunted? Level: 3.3
Bison: The American Buffalo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
A bison is a wild cow. It looks a lot like a cow, but it is bigger. It can be a lot bigger. In fact, a bison is the biggest land animal in North America! A bison can be up to six feet (1.75 metres) at the shoulder. It can be over 12 feet (3.5 metres) long! That means they are as tall as a man, and as long as two men laying head to toe! Learn about bison in this 15-minute book. Reading level: 3.7
The Lives of Wild Animals Book #3: A Set of Seven 15-Minute books
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
There are many amazing animals in the world. Some are funny and some are strange. This book will tell you about seven interesting, but amazing animals. Each book covers six subjects: What is it, where does it live, what does it eat, who are its enemies, how are babies born and raised, and some fun facts about the animal. This is a compilation of 7 of our popular 15-Minute Books. Reading level: 3.7
The Lives of Wild Animals Book #2: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,040. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
There are many amazing animals in the world. Some are funny and some are strange. This book will tell you about seven interesting, but amazing animals. Each book covers six subjects: What is it, where does it live, what does it eat, who are its enemies, how are babies born and raised, and some fun facts about the animal. This is a compilation of 7 of our popular 15-Minute Books. Reading level: 3.7
The Lives of Wild Animals Book #1: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
There are many amazing animals in the world. Some are funny and some are strange. This book will tell you about seven interesting, but amazing animals. Each book covers six subjects: What is it, where does it live, what does it eat, who are its enemies, how are babies born and raised, and some fun facts about the animal. This is a set of seven of our popular 15-Minute Books. Reading level: 3.8.
The House Built By Ghosts: The Strange Tale of the Winchester Mystery House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / State & Local
It has over 160 rooms, 40 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, but only one shower. It has stairs that lead to the ceiling, and doors that, when stepped through, will drop you a story or more. It has 10,000 windows, a number of which are placed on inside walls, including a stained glass window made by Tiffany. This is the Winchester Mystery House, the house built by ghosts. Learn more in this 15-minute book!
Miss Jones: The Time Traveling Teacher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling second grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! In these five separate adventures, Miss Jones discovers the stone for Michelangelo's David is about to be cut in half; something wrong with the Wright Brother's plane; and other adventures. RL: 2.6. Ages 7-10
The Lives of Seven Saints
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,710. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Religious, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Throughout history men and women have done incredible things. Some of these people have been recognized by the Catholic Cchurch, and made into saints. This compilation of 15-minute biographies tells the stories of seven saints and how they lived. Including:Saint Nicholas, Saint George, Saint Valentine, Saint Patrick, Saint Francis of Assisi, Joan of Arc, and Mary MacKillop. Ages 9 and up.
Paul Revere's Midnight Ride: The True Story of How It Happened
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Paul Revere lived in the 1700s. He was a goldsmith and silversmith. He was also a messenger and a spy. Paul made many midnight rides and passed many messages to the patriots. He was a spy for over 15 years. On April 18, 1775, Paul made a ride that would make him famous. Find out the true story of Paul Revere's Midnight Ride in this 15-minute book. Ages 7-10. Reading Level 3.9.
Abraham Lincoln: America's Great Emancipator
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & First Families (U.S.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century
Abe Lincoln came from humble beginnings but he learned from an early age the power of education. He wanted to help Americans and bring equality for all. During the Civil War, he put his skills to work. He made two famous speeches: The Gettysburg Address and his Second Inaugural Address. They changed America forever. Find out more about Lincoln and how he became President in this 15-minute bio.
Saint Francis of Assisi: The Patron Saint of Animals
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Religious, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religious / Christian / Biography & Autobiography
St Francis is one of the most loved saints in the world. He lived a simple life, dedicated to Jesus. He loved animals and nature, and believed we have a responsibility to look after them. Francis was born in Assisi, Italy, sometime between December 1181 and September 1182.His father was a wealthy cloth merchant. His mother was a French noblewoman. Find out more about St Francis in this short bio.
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Jack Thayer and the Wreck of the Titanic: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 20th Century
The Seventeen-Year-Old Son of a Pennsylvania Railroad Official Tells the Moving Story of His Rescue ONE of the calmest of the passengers was young Jack Thayer, the seventeen-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Thayer. When his mother was put into the lifeboat he kissed her and told her to be brave, saying that he and his father would be all right. Educational versions have CCSS activities.
James Williams: Runaway Slave Boy: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
My name is James Williams. I was born in 1825 in Elkton, Maryland. My mother was a slave, so I was a slave. I was born in the house of William Hollingsworth, my master. Read this true story of how James Williams escaped from slavery alone, when he was just a boy of thirteen. Educational Versions have activities added to meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
My A Workbook - A PRINTABLE Coloring Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Concepts / Alphabet
Learn about the letter A in this new coloring book. With the help of this book you can learn: To see the letter A in a word, To write the letter A, and To hear the sounds the letter A makes. This book is a PRINTABLE pdf format book. Print the odd pages, turn them over and place them back in your printer, then print the even pages. Fold the book in half and staple it along the spine.

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  • Ice Scream on April 29, 2014

    WOW! This is definitely a scary tale of horror...the kind that sends goose bumps up and down your spine. You can't put it down, even though some of the mental images it conjures up makes you want to. Well worth the read!