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14 Fun Facts About Eclipses: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Eclipses have amazed and terrified people for thousands of years. The sky grows dark. Daytime animals go to sleep and nocturnal animals wake up. Roosters crow and cows come in for milking. The sun is slowly covered by some mysterious celestial object. Sometimes it is blocked out completely. What had the people done wrong? Find out more about eclipses and amaze your friends with these 14 fun facts.
Mary Reed: Female Pirate
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
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.
Bloody Mary: Queen of England
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » History » European
Mary Tudor was a princess who should have been a queen. But her father shunned and disowned her because she was not a boy. After the deaths of her father and half brother, she had to fight those in power who sought to keep her off the throne. Eventually crowned Queen of England, her battles to abolish her father’s new church and return England to Roman Catholicism eaarned her the name Bloody Mary.
Close Encounters of the French Kind
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,900. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
This is a book of cross-cultural mini-dramas: an American meets a French person, resulting in a cultural conflict or misunderstanding. The reader tries to determine the reason (A,B,or C) for the conflict, before the correct answer is given with a full explanation and resolution of the conflict. Interesting,and at the same time sensitizes the reader to the cultural diversity which surrounds us all.
Sacajawea: Lewis and Clark Interpreter and Guide
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Many people have heard of Sacajawea and how she helped to lead the Lewis and Clark Expedition. But many people have not heard of her life before or after this time. Sacajawea had a very hard life, and she died young. Find out about the life of the 17-year-old girl who helped to lead Lewis and Clark to the Pacific in this 15-minute biography.
Horror Movies - The Good, The Bad & The So Bad They're Good
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 542,210. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Collected here are over 2000 reviews of horror, fantasy and sci-fi TV shows and movies from the 1950s to the present. From the popular to the obscure, this extensive collection of reviews from Kevin Lindenmuth offers a great insight into a wide variety of titles. The reviews include titles of interest to Kevin, were sent to him for review, or where the filmmaker was a friend.
The Wisdom Speaks To Women
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,280. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Since the beginning of man’s recorded history, women have been trying to find their place in an ever-changing, male hierarchy. This book speaks to the female energy, hungry for information not steeped in anger, killing, and a quest for power. It holds the key to the balancing female energy our world desperately needs to stabilize its male counterpart, and answers life’s most perplexing questions.
Look Up, Houston Heights! A Walking Tour of Houston, Texas-Houston Heights
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Houston, Texas-Houston Heights is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Houston! A Walking Tour of Houston, Texas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Houston, Texas is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Bible Pronouncing Guide
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Bibles
Reading the bible has never been easier than when you can pronounce every word in it with confidence! The Bible Pronouncing Guide will help you pronouce words that usually give bibel readers the hardest time. The simple, phonetic legend at the beginning of the Guide is applied to over 3,000 names and places. The Bible Pronouncing Guide is perfect for all ages. It makes pronunciation so easy
The Sons of Zebedee: A Biography of the Apostle James and John
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
They are known as the Sons of Thunder; they are perhaps the best known brothers who ever lived; collectively, they converted more people to the gospel than few others. There are, of course, accounts of the brothers in the Bible, but they tell us little about who they actually were. This book investigates the historical evidence out there and gives a rare glimpse into the lives of the famous brot
Michigan Spiders
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Entomology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
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A guide to the more common spiders that are around us in Michigan. With dozens of different spiders listed and pictures of them as well as information about their descriptions, size, webs and bites. Did you know there is only one truly dangerous spider in Michigan? Do you think you know what it is? You just might be surprised to learn the truth.
101 Learning Activities
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,570. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
When kids are given opportunities to explore the intelligences that they are passionate about, they start to reveal ALL the ways they are smart and realize that learning in and of itself can be fun, exciting, and engaging. In line with Kidzmet's core mission, this book has been developed to give parents ideas of how to flex their child's mind muscles in enjoyable ways.
A Change for Good Temperatism; in pursuit of a People Centred Ideology
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 101,930. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by Twin Wicks Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Organizational development
Temperatism is a new ideology, invented by Carrie, that is basically a political manifesto; economic treaty and social call to arms. Change For Good asks the childlike, innocent question “What if Organizations pursued something other than an economic agenda?” As an Organizational Developer, Carrie finds these type of questions most effective when coaching, for driving innovation and creativity.
Delaplaine’s 2013 Long Weekend Guide to Cape Cod
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A complete guide for everything you need to experience a great Long Weekend out on Cape Cod, whether your trip takes you to Brewster, Hyannis, Falmouth, Sandwich, Chatham or P-town—or even out to Martha’s Vineyard. “I know antiques are more expensive out on the Cape, but in this book I found a couple of little gems where I picked up some bargains.” ---Joan S., online review, Miami
Skin Tones in Oil: 10 Step by Step Guides from Old Masters: Learn to Paint Figures and Portraits via Oil Painting Demonstrations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,060. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
An oil painting guidebook outlining 10 step-by-step demos on completing figure paintings in oil taken from old masters. Each demo comprises on average 28 images in progress and instructions. Artists featured are Da Vinci, Titian, Caravaggio, Michelangelo, Botticelli, Gauguin, Ingres, Courbet, Rubens and Cezanne. Techniques explored include sfumato, sgraffito, cangiante and scumbling.
Be Revived Open the Box
Price: Free! Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
Have you ever felt frustrated that God wasn't moving powerfully in your life? Have you ever wondered why, when seemingly you follow God's commandments but even still your Christian life seems to be held back by something you can't quite put your finger on?
Microsoft VBA Loop Statements for Word and Excel Includes Do...Until, While...Wend and For...Next Statements
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Computers & technology, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Data processing
This book is the third and final book in the Microsoft VBA Codes Are Fun, Simple, and Easy to Learn In One Hour or Less series. This book will cover three different types of loop statements in Microsoft Word and Excel: Do...Until, While...Wend and For...Next with If Statement. Loop statements in VBA are used to reduce the time that you spend on projects.
Be Revived Prophecies & Revelations
Price: Free! Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Professional Growth
For seven days I walked for seven miles and whilst walking, God started to reveal to me a number of prophecies, visions and revelations
How to Save your Marriage in the 11th Hour.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Divorce
This special book was written in the trenches of divorce. It was derived from hard learned personal lessons and a maddening search for answers. It was written out of a deep hope that love can conquer all and a belief that there is more to marriage than money, careers, power struggles etc. This book focuses on the damaging forces working behind the scenes during your critical window of opportunity.