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14 Fun Facts About Florida's Everglades: A 15-Minute Book: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. 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.
Too Much Spirituality
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Essay » Sociology
Can There Be Too Much Spirituality? Six examples of too much spirituality, plus a Zen Story about the fact that we do not have as much control in our life as we think we have..
14 Fun Facts About Bees: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. 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
Selecting The Perfect Ice Cream Maker An Overview Of The Various Types
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by Pamphlet Book. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Desserts, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / dairy
Whether you are using grandma’s old hand-cranked ice cream maker, or one of the modern toss-ball types, there are some constants that are good to keep in mind while making ice cream at home.
14 Fun Facts About Your Bones: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. 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
14 Fun Facts About Your Eyes: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Our eyes are round objects that sit at the halfway point of our head. They are about one inch (25 mm) in diameter and come in a variety of colors. They allow us to see all the wonders of the world and beyond. We still don’t understand exactly how they work, but they do, and it’s amazing. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Your Skin: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
You have it on you right now. It covers your entire body! It’s skin. You’ve lived with this stuff all your life, but how much do you really know about your skin? Why does your skin get wrinkled when it stays in the water too long? How many square feet of skin does the average adult have? How much does skin weigh? What are the hole in skin for? The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Digestion: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
How does your body use food? What happens to food after you chew it up and swallow it? What does your gallbladder do? How long are your intestines? Follow the path of food as it goes from your mouth to your stomach, and on through your intestines. See what happens to it all along the way with these 14 fun facts. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Eclipses: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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 object. Sometimes it is blocked out completely. What had the people done wrong? Would the sun ever come back? The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About the Eiffel Tower: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
It towers over the Paris skyline. The Eiffel Tower has a storied past and has served its city well as a worldwide ambassador. How much do you know about it? Find out: What is the Eiffel Tower’s nickname? How many pieces of iron make up the Eiffel Tower? Why was the Tower built? How many women’s names are on the Tower? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standard
14 Fun Facts About the Sphinx: Educational Versions
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Africa, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The Great Sphinx is one of the most recognized statues in the world. It is also one of the largest, being almost as big as a football field! The statue is about 240 feet (73 meters) long and 20 feet (six meters) wide. It stands 65 feet (19.8 meters) tall. Many mysteries still surround the sphinx. Learn more in this book. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Stan
14 Fun Facts About the Statue of Liberty: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,240. 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
She stands in New York Harbor, lifting her light to the world. The Statue of Liberty is a symbol of the US. How much do you know? What is the Statue of Liberty’s real name? What was the Statue of Liberty originally used for? What was the first part of the Statue to be finished? Which is taller, the statue or the pedestal? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum St
14 More Absolutely Horrible, Gross, Disgusting Facts About Animals: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
What? You didn’t get enough gross and disgusting things that animals do in that last book? OK, here are some more of the best, or should we say the worst, things that animals do. Find out: What do salamanders do after they shed their skin? How do giraffes clean their noses? How do barnacles eat? What do hippos do with their poop? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core SS.
Delaplaine’s 2014 Long Weekend Guide to Martha’s Vineyard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Bed & Breakfast, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A complete guide for everything you need to experience a great Long Weekend on Martha’s Vineyard. Explore Edgartown, Aquinnah, Oak Bluffs, Chilmark, the beaches—wherever your trip takes you on the Vineyard. “We had 10 days on Cape Cod, but after a problem with our B&B that forced us to vacate 3 days early, we got this book online and decided to take the ferry over to Martha’s Vineyard."
14 Fun Facts About the White House: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,010. 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
It is the house where the American President lives, and a symbol of the U.S. Find out: Who chose the site for the original White House? What was the original name for the White House? Who actually built the White House? How many times has the White House been burned? How many floors does the White House have? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards. Find
14 Fun Facts About the Lincoln Memorial: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / United States / Other, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The Lincoln Memorial is one of the most recognized buildings in Washington D.C. It honors a president who is loved by many for trying to bring the North and South back together after the Civil War. As it says: “In this temple, as in the hearts of the people, for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever.” The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About the Washington Monument: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / United States / Other, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The Washington Monument is one of the most recognizable monuments in Washington D.C.. It took over 50 years to build, and it has stood for over 100 years. Find out: How thick are the walls at the base of the monument? Why is the Washington Monument made up of two different colors of marble? What metal was used to cap the Washington Monument? The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.