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How Well Do You Know George Washington? A 15-Minute Book
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & First Families (U.S.)
George Washington was the first President of the United States. We know a lot of things about this man. Some of them are true. Some of them are not true. For many years, people thought George chopped down a cherry tree as a boy, but it looks like this story is not true. Here are some things that are true about George Washington. How many do you know?
14 Fun Facts About Your Heart
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology
Your heart is a very important organ in your body. It pushes blood throughout your body, bringing oxygen and nutrients to your cells. Your blood 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! So how much does your heart weigh? How much blood does your heart pump? Find out!
Dehydration and You: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health & Daily Living / Safety
Every kid has heard their parents say it over and over again. "Make sure you drink plenty of water." But do you know why? Because if you don't you body will actually dry out! It's called dehydration. Every day you sweat some water out of you. You also loose some every time you go to the bathroom. So you have to drink lots of water every day. Includes exercises designed to meet Common Core standard
Chief Joseph: Leader of the Nez Perce: A 15-Minute Book
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Chief Joseph was the name given to the leader of the Nez Perce by the white men who couldn't pronounce Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekht (Thunder Rolling in the Mountains). Inheriting the leadership of the Wallowa Band from his father Tuekakas in 1871, Joseph led his people in the Nez Perce war of 1877, the first and only war between the Nez Perce and the whites. Find out more in this 15-minute book.
Dehydration and You: A 15-Minute Book
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health & Daily Living / Daily Activities
Every kid has heard their parents say it over and over. "Make sure you drink plenty of water." But do you know why? Because if you don't you body will actually dry out! It's called dehydration. Every day you sweat some water out of you. You also loose some every time you go to the bathroom. So you have to drink lots of water every day to replace what you lose. Find out more in this 15-minute book.
Mary Reed: Female Pirate: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
One of the most famous pirates to sail the seas, was Mary Reed, a female pirate! Some people spell her last name Read, but since Mary couldn't read or write, it made no difference to her. Mary was born into a sailing family. Her father was captain of an English trading vessel. Her mother was an uncommon woman. She had sailed with her husband. Educational Versions have CCSS Activities.
Chief Joseph: Leader of the Nez Perce: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Chief Joseph was the name given to the leader of the Nez Perce Indians by the white men who couldn't pronounce Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekht (Thunder Rolling in the Mountains). Inheriting the leadership of the Wallowa Band from his father in 1871, Joseph led his people in the Nez Perce war of 1877, the first and only war between the Nez Perce and the whites. Educational Versions have CCSS Activities.
Louis Braille: The Boy Who Invented the Alphabet for the Blind: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
In 1809, Simon-Rene and Monique Braille lived in a small town in France. The town of Coupvray was 25 miles (40 km) outside Paris. Life was good for the family. Simon worked as a harness maker and leatherer. He made many items out of leather, including harnesses and saddles for horses, leather slippers and shoes, and leather satchels. Educational Versions have CCSS Activities.
Mary Reed: Female Pirate
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
One of the most famous pirates to sail the seas, was Mary Reed, a female pirate! Some people spell her last name Read, but since Mary couldn't read or write, it made no difference to her. Mary was born into a sailing family. Find out about the life of this girl who was raised as a boy, and who grew up to become one of only two women convicted of piracy! A 15-minute biography.
Louis Braille: The Boy Who Invented the Alphabet for the Blind
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Simon-Rene and Monique Braille lived in a small town in France. The town of Coupvray was 25 miles (40 km) outside Paris. Life was good for the family. Simon worked as a harness maker and leatherer. Simon was well known in the town, and his work supported his wife and three children, two girls and a boy. On January 4, 1809, the new year brought the family a new baby boy. They named him Louis.