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14 Fun Facts About Pirates: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Pirates are thieves who roam the seas. They prey on ships to steal their cargoes and valuables. Pirates have been around since the invention of boats! There is even an old tale that Caesar Augustus was captured by pirates and held for ransom! Find out 14 fun facts about pirates in this fun 15-minute book! The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About the Danube: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The Danube is a romantic river. It begins in the Black Forest of Germany, slashes gorges through the mountains and meanders along broad plains. Many castles and palaces have been built along its banks. Many cities have been built, destroyed and rebuilt. A truly international river, it is a source of travel and trade for many European countries. The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS
14 Fun Facts About the Yangtze: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The Yangtze River is known by many names. From its headwaters in the glaciers of Tibet, it drops nearly 16,000 feet (5000 metres) on its journey to the East China Sea. For millions of years it has cut its path through the land. It flows through mountains and deep gorges and along broad, flat valley plains. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About the River Thames: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The River Thames has a colorful history. It was a river road long before railways and roads were built. It has brought flood, disease and death to thousands of people. It has over 80 islands, 200 bridges, 20 tunnels, 45 locks, six public ferries and one ford. Yet it still reminds us of its history with about one body a week being found in its waters. Educational Version has activities to meet CCSS
14 Fun Facts About the U.S. One Dollar Bill: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Money, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Have you ever really looked at a one dollar bill? There are strange symbols and words on it. Do you know what all those symbols and words mean? Find out: What are the two circles on the green side of the dollar bill? What number shows up a lot on the dollar bill? What symbols does the eagle hold? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Bamboo: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Botany, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Some people think bamboo is a tree because it grows so tall. Bamboo is not a tree, it is a grass. Scientists have found that it has much more in common with the lawn in front of your house than it does with any trees growing in the forest. Which is stronger, a pound of bamboo or a pound of steel? How does bamboo spread? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standa
14 Fun Facts About the Nile: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The Nile River has amazed people for years. It runs opposite from most river systems. It floods for miles, pushing back the desert and providing farming lands for people to thrive. It fills a massive swamp and has canyons and waterfalls that are as spectacular as anywhere in the world. Most of its course is through the desert, yet it never runs dry. Educational Version has activities to meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Niagara Falls: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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 the Mississippi River: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The Muddy Mississippi is the largest river in the US, and one of the most well known rivers in the world. People have been discovering things about this river for hundreds of years. How much do you know about America’s waterway? Find out: Where does the Mississippi River begin? Where does the River lose most of its elevation? How many dams? The Educational Version has activities to meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Yosemite: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
For millions of years, volcanic activity has been turning rocks into granite. The rocks were uplifted, forming a small mountain range with small streams and creeks weaving their way through the valleys. Surface volcanoes erupted, covering the area in lava. The streams cut new paths. The land was again uplifted; canyons were cut. Yosemite was formed. Educational Version has activities to meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Yellowstone: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Yellowstone National Park is full of hot springs, geysers and grizzly bears. It also has stone forests, glass cliffs, a glacial lake and colorful canyons created by rivers and waterfalls. All of this is fueled by a supervolcano that could erupt, killing millions of people and devastating the world’s climate for years. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standard
14 Fun Facts About the Grand Canyon: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The Grand Canyon is located in Arizona. It is a huge group of canyons that have been cut into the landscape by the Colorado River. It is also one of the greatest natural wonders of the world. Find out: How does the Grand Canyon tell us the history of life on Earth? How was the Grand Canyon formed? How deep was the canyon? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum St
14 Fun Facts About Frogs: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Frogs seem like cute little creatures. But did you know they can also be downright strange? Not everything about these creatures is what it seems. Here are some interesting and strange things you may not know. Find out: How do frogs drink? How big is the smallest frog? How big is the largest frog? What happens to a frog's skin after they shed? The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Death Valley: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Death Valley is a strange and unique area found in California. What makes this area so different, and what mysteries does it hold? Find out: When do the animals in Death Valley hibernate? Is Death Valley above or below sea level? What happens to most of the rain that tries to fall in Death Valley? What happens when you smile in Death Valley? The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Florida's Everglades: A 15-Minute Book: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Water once covered most of Florida. It created vast sawgrass prairies, eerie swamps and smelly mangrove forests. The area was considered useless and impenetrable, full of poisonous snakes, alligators and mosquitoes. It is more than that. It is a blending of ecosystems that are sustained by the environment and the animals that live there. The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Insects: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Butterflies, Moths & Caterpillars, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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 Bees: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Butterflies, Moths & Caterpillars, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Bees are fascinating creatures that pollinate much of the planet. You see them around you every day, but how much do you really know about them? How much honey can a worker bee make in its lifetime? How many eggs will a queen bee lay in one day? How big is the smallest bee? Are bees electrically charged? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Ears: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Ears sit on opposite sides of our head. They are flappy bits of skin that stick out. Sometimes we decorate them with piercings. Ears are our own little satellite dishes. They pick up sound waves and send them through the ear canal, where the tiniest bones and muscles in our body pick up the vibrations and send them further into our ears. Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core SS
14 Fun Facts About Your Bones: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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 Noses: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Noses are wonderful things. They help us breathe. They are lined with mucous and hairs called cilia, which trap germs and tiny particles that can make us sick. They generate quarts (litres) of snot. They let us smell flowers and freshly baked foods. They also warn us of dangers from fires, rotten food or last week’s gym bag. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum S