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Penelope Barker and the Ladies Boston Tea Party
"Oh Elizabeth, there is so much to do!" Penny said. "And I am worried. I do hope the other ladies are with us." Penelope Barker was often called Penny. She was at the home of her friend, Elizabeth King. They were there to get ready for a great tea party. And this tea party would be great. Penny hoped that it would help change life in America. Find out what happened in this 15-minute book RL: 2.6
Marie Curie: The Discoverer of Radium
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Maria Sklodowska was a Polish girl who wanted a proper education. She changed her name to and went to university in France. She met and married Pierre Curie and began to work with radioactivity. Marie Curie became the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the first person to win two Nobel Prizes. Hers was a life filled with firsts. Find out more about this discoverer of radium in this short bio.
Clarina Nichols: Frontier Crusader for Women's Rights
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Quindaro Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The true story of the world's first women's rights movement — and the forgotten pioneer who moved that movement to the West. Diane Eickhoff's beloved biography of Clarina Nichols is available for the first time in an edition for young readers.
Molly Pitcher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » American
Molly Pitcher followed her husband into battle in 1778. The British were leaving Philadelphia and were met by General Washington's troops in the Battle of Monmouth. Molly provided nursing duties and brought pitchers of water to the troops.. When her husband was wounded she took charge of his cannon. Her service was memorable indeed, so much so that she was breveted a sergeant by Gen Washington.
Florence Nightingale: The Lady With The Lamp: A 15-Minute Biography
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
Florence Nightingale went from being a rich child to the poorest conditions in war. Along the way she saved countless lives, changed the world of health care, created schools and trained countless nurses. She also wrote hundreds of books, and changed the way women and hospital patients were treated. Find out more about this founder of modern nursing in this short 15-minute children's bio. RL: 6.5
Clara Barton's First Nursing Job: A 15-Minute Heroes in History Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · Heroes in History 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
Clara Barton was 11. It was a great time in her life. Most of her family was moving! Clara, her father and her mother had moved to a new home three years ago. Now her older brothers and sisters were moving. They were coming to the same valley. Today would be fun. They were building a new barn! But the day turns into a disaster. Find out what happens in this exciting short book. Reading level: 2.5
Ida Lewis' First Rescue: A 15-Minute Heroes in History Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · Heroes in History 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
It was a cold day in October 1858. It had been warm for many days. Then it turned cool. There was a breeze blowing across the water. Eighteen year old Ida Lewis stared out across the sea. There were three boys sitting in the boat. Another boy was up on the mast of the boat. It was rocking back and forth! Suddenly it turned over! Find out how Ida saves them in this 15-minute book. Reading level 2.5
Mary Fields Gets A Job: A 15-Minute Heroes in History Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · Heroes in History 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
Mary Fields got up early. It was a big day. Today Mary would enter a race. It was a race to see how fast you could hitch up horses to a wagon. If Mary won the race, she would get a job. Mary needed a job. She had no money. It was hard for a woman to get a job. It was even harder for a black woman who had been a slave. Find out if Mary gets the job in this fun 15-minute book. Reading level: 2.9.
How Well Do You Know Betsy Ross?
Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Betsy Ross is well known as the woman who made the first flag. But that was only one thing she did in her life. Betsy lived for 84 years. She did many things in her life. How much do you know about this early American woman? Can you answer these ten true or false questions about Betsy Ross? How many brothers and sisters did Betsy have? How old was Betsy when she started working? and more. RL: 3.7
The Escape of Emily Geiger
Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Emily Geiger was her father's daughter. He was a patriot. So was she. And now she had a chance to do something for her country. General Greene needed a message delivered to General Sumter. But no one would take it. Emily could! It would mean going over 100 miles through British territory. But if she could do it, it could mean winning a great battle. Emily tries it, but she also gets caught!
Clara Barton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
I have written my e-book largely from clippings and references, especially various American newspapers. Clara Barton was a widely known figure, a nurse/samaritan and a supervisor of organizations. The most prominent group she was associated with is the American Red Cross. She became the institution's first president in 1884. Years later she became a tireless advocate for women's suffrage.
MoreZoella:Youtube, Love and Lifestyle (A Biography of the most popular Youtuber on the Planet)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,780. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
Zoe Sugg, more popularly known as Zoella, is a British web celebrity who is popular for her Youtube Channel “Zoella”, who has captured the hearts of many for her Zoella beauty tutorials.This book will help you get to know Zoella more from how she started out in the business, to the things she does for fun, and the lessons learned along the way. Start reading now and maybe put up your own Vlog, too
History for Kids : Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards
Series: History for Kids. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 280. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
The first person to introduce standards for water quality testing in America, to establish relation between nutrition and chemistry, the discoverer of mineral called SAMARSKITE and the first special female student of Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A brief illustrated biography of Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards for Children.
The House Built By Ghosts: The Strange Tale of the Winchester Mystery House
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / State & Local
It has over 160 rooms, 40 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, but only one shower. It has stairs that lead to the ceiling, and doors that, when stepped through, will drop you a story or more. It has 10,000 windows, a number of which are placed on inside walls, including a stained glass window made by Tiffany. This is the Winchester Mystery House, the house built by ghosts. Learn more in this 15-minute book!
Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the Iceni
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » European
(4.00 from 7 reviews)
Why is The Morrígan's raven crying? Only Britons with hearts for true liberty know! In 43 CE Roman conquest of Britannia seems all but certain -- until a chance meeting between King Prasutagus of the Iceni and a runaway slave of royal decent from the Aedui tribe in Gaul changes the fate of the British islands forever. Tacitus meets modern archaeology in this exciting non-fiction tale!
Catherine de Valois: French Princess, Tudor Matriarch
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Best known as Henry V's Agincourt bride from Shakespeare's "Henry V," Catherine was an extraordinary woman. A younger daughter to King Charles VI of France terrorized by his mental illness, Catherine survived the ravages of his schizophrenia, a civil war at home, and King Henry's war with France to become one of England's most fascinating and courageous queens.
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
Sally Ride: The First American Woman in Space: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The morning of June 18, 1983, was an important date for women. On that day, Sally Ride became the first American woman to fly in space. At age 32, she was also the youngest to orbit the Earth. This historic flight took Sally and four men on a six-day trip in the space shuttle Challenger. Find out about the life of this first American woman in space Educational Versions have CCSS Activities.
I am Cornflower: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
My white name is Kathy, but my Indian name is Cornflower. I was born in the time when the flowers blossom in the stalks of corn around our village. The cornflower blossom was the first thing my father saw after I had been brought into the world of men. That is why I have the name Cornflower. Read the 15-Minute bio of this Apache girl. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core SS