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Geronimo: The Gentle Warrior
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
The name Geronimo brings fear to the hearts of many people, especially when they hear an enemy yell his name. Many people think of Geronimo as a fighting man; a great warrior. He was. He was also a very gentle man. He was a kind and loving husband who played with his children. What made Geronimo become a fighting man? Find out more about this great warrior and his life.
14 Fun Facts About the Lincoln Memorial: A 15-Minute Book
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
The Lincoln Memorial is one of the most recognized buildings in Washington D.C. It honors a man who is loved by many for trying to bring the North and South together after the Civil War. “In this temple, as in the hearts of the people, for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever.” How much do you know about this monument? Here are 14 Fun Facts to discover.
15 Minute Reads: Fun Facts About American Presidents
By James Mascia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
15 Minute Reads are designed to help children do a little bit reading everyday. Learn about a brief history of the American Presidents as you explore some fun facts about them. What does the President do? You might be surprised. What were some of the Presidents like? What were some things the Presidents said? These questions and others are answered within.
15 Minute Reads: Fun Facts About The United States
By James Mascia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / State & Local
15 Minute Reads are designed to help children do a little bit reading everyday. Learn about a brief history of the United States as you explore some fun facts about it. When did the country begin? It might not be when you think. Just how big is the United States? How are the different regions in the United States Different? These questions and others are answered within.
Mary Reed: Female Pirate
By Calista Plummer
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
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.
Women's Suffrage: A History Just for Kids
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
Inez Milholland sat on her white horse under the overcast sky, looking at the scene before her. It was almost impossible for her to have imagined that something as wonderful as this should be happening in front of her very eyes. Here she was, a female lawyer in Washington D.C., and it was the day before the Presidential Inauguration. Together with her there were over 5,000 women who had come
The Great Depression: A History Just For Kids
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
The temperature is about 40 degrees on this cold November morning. It’s only 6:30 AM, but a line has already formed outside of the kitchen. One by one, the men come from different directions and place themselves at the back of the line. They shuffle back and forth, from one foot to the other, trying to keep warm.
Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story
By Andrea Warren
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century
Between 1854 and 1930, more than 200,000 orphaned or abandoned children were sent west on orphan trains to find new homes. Some were adopted by loving families; others were not as fortunate. In recent years, some of the riders have begun to share their stories. Andrea Warren alternates chapters about the history of the orphan trains with the story of Lee Nailling, who in 1926 rode an orphan train.
The Vietnam War: A History Just for Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 24. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
Have you heard much about the Vietnam War? Do you know someone who fought in it? In this book, we will take a closer look at this war that got the whole world’s attention. We will find why there was so much confusion and even disagreement among the troops fighting in the war. We will look at what led up to the actual war. Then we will learn about why the war happened. Although the war was really
The California Gold Rush: A History Just For Kids
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
The long car carried the men down into the depths of the Empire Gold Mine outside of Grass Valley, California. The year is 1850. These men are working to find and extract gold from the hard quartz rock in the Foothill Mountains of California. The tunnel that they were descending down wasn’t very high, so they had to watch their heads. There they were, a line of men, one seated behind the other,
The Birth of Flight: A History of the Wright Brothers Just for Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 22. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
Planes have been flying ever since you were born, so why should you care about how they were invented? Why should you care about what happened over 100 years ago? Well, although humans have figured out a lot about flying, there is still a lot that we haven’t been able to do yet, and we need smart people who can solve these problems for us. Will you be one of them? The story of the Wright brothers
The Discovery of Electricity: A History Just for Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 31. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
In this book, we will be looking at the discovery of electricity. We will talk a little about the science of what electricity is, and then we will talk about how it was discovered and how smart inventors found a way to use this force to make the world a more comfortable place to live in. What would you like to learn about electricity? This book will look at the discovery of electricity from six
America in World War I: A History Just for Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
This handbook is going to teach you more about one of the most important period of human history: it was a time a huge part of the human race was actively working to support this war, either fighting in it, helping the soldiers, of keeping the country running until the soldiers came home. Ask your parents if anyone in your family fought in World War One, and try to imagine what it was like for
The Roaring Twenties: A History Just for Kids!
By BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,130. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
In this handbook, we will be having a close looking at the decade of the 1920s, a time that we refer to as “The Roaring Twenties”, because of all the action and excitement that went on. As we go through each of the sections, try to see what the major changes were and how different people reacted to them. Also, use your imagination to try and picture how you might have acted if you had been alive.