A Story of the Sioux War: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
In the summer of 1862, we were living in the State of Minnesota. There I had a most remarkable experience. We lived about a mile from the town of Lac Qui Parle. There were only father, mother, and myself. I am Susanna. We had moved to Minnesota three years before. My parents moved to restore their health. They were feeble and needed a change of climate. Educational versions have CCSS activities.
A Daring Rescue: A Story of George Washington: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · Heroes in History 15-Minute Books. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
It was a calm, sunny day in the year 1750. The scene: a piece of forest land in the north of Virginia, near a large stream of water. Surveying equipment was lying about, and several men were resting under the trees. Their dress and appearance showed that they were laying out the wild lands of the country. Find out what George Washington did in this book! Educational versions have CCSS activities.
Jack Thayer and the Wreck of the Titanic: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. 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.
To the Dark End of the Road
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,990. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
It's March 1968 in Cayenne, West Virginia. The world is in turmoil thanks to the Vietnam War, its protesters, and those opposed to the Civil Rights movement. Sex and recreational drugs are prevalent in all walks of life.
People-Centered Innovation: Becoming a Practitioner in Innovation Research
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,970. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Research & development
Written with a general audience in mind, People-Centered Innovation focuses on innovation research in corporate settings.
The Mystery of 101
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,430. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
phillip armstrong had been studying world war two at collage and in perticular the German mystery of u-boat 101. the u-boat had disapeared from the records in the latter days of the war. after two years of searching for the missing boat he give it up and started to work on the rest of the german side of the war, but a clue to the whereabouts of the submarine came and he started the up again.
Legacy of Moon and Fire
Series: The Skyfall Era, 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,390. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by Incandescent Phoenix Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The weretiger Malin protected the Lunar lords, helped them topple the Solar Empire, and even elevated a new king. And he returns home to find himself still no better than a slave. But Malin holds the secret to their divinity in his hands—a secret that can give him the power of a Moon Scion, at the price of making him one of them.
The Caring Sheriff
Series: The Millie Thriller Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,120. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Millie’s Life Lesson #7 - If you care enough you may get the very best. The naked body of a young woman is found beside a rural road and Sheriff Millie’s team finds the crime is one of a string of serial murders. Millie suspects it's connected to greater evil; one she does not want to give voice to. It’s a dangerous case that "hits home" because of events in Millie's personal life.
Clockwork Angels
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,420. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In a young man’s quest to follow his dreams, he is caught between the grandiose forces of order and chaos. He travels across a lavish and colorful world of steampunk and alchemy with lost cities, pirates, anarchists, exotic carnivals, and a rigid Watchmaker who imposes precision on every aspect of daily life. The mind-bending story is complemented with rich paintings by Hugh Syme.
Quitting Places
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 27,190. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
Quitting Places has been written as a source of encouragement. Too often, when we find ourselves facing illness, tragedy, or disappointment, we feel as if “we are the only ones”…even though we are not. This book shares lessons learned, which will help in taking our eyes off of ourselves and to lift our eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh our help. What a friend we have in Jesus!
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.
Typhoid Mary, The Story of Mary Mallon: Educational Version
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Ask most adults who Typhoid Mary was, and they'll tell you a lie. They'll tell you she was someone who killed hundreds of people. Maybe even thousands. They'll tell you she was a woman who knew she had a deadly disease and didn't care that she spread it to others. But is it true? No. Most of it is not true. Here is Mary's story. Educational versions have Common Core Curriculum activities.
Dr. Sara Josephine Baker: Educational Version
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Sara Jo Baker grew up questioning everything. She also grew up doing a lot of things that only boys were supposed to do. She mostly did them with her father and younger brother. Then Jo's world fell apart. Her father and brother died within months of each other. Jo thought it was her job to help support the family, so she went to college and became a doctor. Educational versions have CCSS activiti
The Hidden Disaster of College Dorm Life
Price: Free! Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
College life has deteriorated into multi-sex living even to the point of not being able to take a shower with normal levels of privacy. At the same time, young adult students are more and more psychologically challenged. This essay defines steps parents and students can take to be aware and to reverse the negative trends so that more appropriate arrangements can be delivered by universities.
Bishop's Fruit, Or The Last Temptation of Santa
Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory
Braving a cold night in Myra to give his gifts in secret, Our Bishop encounters a child who seems intent on stopping him. But is that the child's true intent, or is he offering a chance to give more than mere fruit?
Rain-In-The-Face: Educational Version
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The name Rain-in-the-Face struck fear into the hearts of white men. He was a fierce Sioux warrior who fought many battles. One of those fights was the Battle of the Little Bighorn, where General George Custer was killed. Many people say Rain-in-the-Face killed Custer. Others said that he killed Tom Custer, General Custer’s brother, and cut out his heart.Educational versions have CCSS Activities.
Kent Ashton's Backstory (Prequel to Catching Kent)
Price: Free! Words: 32,030. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
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In Falling In Love With Her Husband, Kent Ashton was the villain… Or was he? Everyone has their story, and this is Kent's version of events. See what really happened behind the scandal with Rebecca and why he went to find Ann Statesman in North Dakota. This is a novella. It is not a romance. It is the prequel to Catching Kent. Catching Kent is Kent Ashton's romance.
Shadow Dreams
Series: Eight Factors, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Shadow Dreams is an enticing short story that opens the book on the Eight Factors universe where near death incidents can cause incredible gifts to erupt. Join Corey as he navigates the treacherous currents of the Gifted while hiding his true potential. If he fails, freedom won't be the only thing he loses.
MJ-Misunderstood
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,380. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by Pipit Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book is an unauthorized biography of Michael Jackson, containing a candid representation of the King of Pop as seen by an objective chronicler.
Derrick the Dog
Series: A Derrick and Max Story, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by Brian Crowell. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Imagination & Play, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
Derrick didn't always treat his dog very well... until the day he got to see himself through his dog's eyes.