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Susan Pyle and the New Madrid Earthquake
When 12-year-old Susan Pyle breaks her leg during the New Madrid earthquake, the doctor tells her parents that she cannot be moved. But the whole town is moving. Aftershocks are shaking down buildings, the earth is turning to quicksand, and the waters of the Mississippi River are rising. Her parents make the agonizing decision to leave her behind as they flee. Based on a true story. RL: 2.7
14 Fun Facts About Earth: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes
How old is Earth? How fast does Earth spin? What is happening to Mount Everest, the highest place on Earth? What is the lowest place on Earth? Learn the answer to these questions and more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Earth is the only planet in the universe that has life. It orbits an ordinary star in the outer edge of The Milky Way Galaxy. Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About the Mississippi River: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. 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 Yellowstone: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. 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 Danube: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. 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 Yosemite: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. 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 Australia's Murray River: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
One hundred million years ago, Australia rose from the sea. The water drained from the highlands, and formed the rivers of today. The Murray River winds across the landscape. Its course was blocked several times by the rising new continent. It created megalakes and forests and provided homes for many species of wildlife. Find out some amazing facts about this wondrous place in this 15-minute book.
14 Fun Facts About the Nile: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. 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.
The Day Niagara Falls Stopped Running: A 15-Minute Strange But True Tale
It happened on March 29, 1848. The people of the town of Niagara Falls awoke to a near deafening silence. The silence wasn’t complete. They could hear a few birds twittering in the trees and a few dogs barking. Otherwise there was silence. This was strange because the people of Niagara Falls lived their entire lives with the roar of the falls. But today they were dry! Find out what happened.
14 Fun Facts About the Yangtze: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Asia
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 mountains and deep gorges and along broad, flat valley plains, taking water from thousands of rivers and lakes. Here are some fun facts about this magnificent river.
14 Fun Facts About Volcanoes
Series: 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2018 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Disasters
Volcanoes have frightened man for thousands of years. Mountains spewing hot fire and ash have rained down destruction on cities, burning buildings and taking lives. But volcanoes are not just a destructive force. They are also a constructive force. They help to form the Earth's crust and create new lands. Named for Vulcan, the Roman god of fire, volcanoes have interested scientists for many years.
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.
Some Feet Smell: A 15-Minute Book About Human and Animal Feet, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes
Some feet can smell. We don't mean they stink. Some animals actually have feet that smell things like your nose does. Some animals even taste with their feet! Some animals eat with their feet, or use them to swim. Others use their feet to hunt or to dig holes. Even if they don't smell, feet are wonderful things. Take a fun and interesting look at all kinds of feet with this book. Has CCSS tasks.
14 Fun Facts About the River Thames: 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 / 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 Earthquakes
Series: 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2018 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
Earthquakes can be frightening occurrences. Suddenly the ground begins to shake. Things are thrown around and buildings come crashing to the ground. Scientists have studied earthquakes for years and have discovered many things. How much do you know? Amaze your family and friends with these fun facts. Ages 8+. RL: 6.2
14 Fun Facts About the Grand Canyon: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. 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 Australia's Murray River: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,970. 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
One hundred million years ago, Australia rose from the sea. The water drained from the highlands, and formed the rivers. The Murray River meanders across the landscape. It has had its course blocked several times by the rising new continent. It has created megalakes and forests and has provided homes for many species of wildlife. The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Florida's Everglades: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
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. The Everglades is a wonder of nature. Learn some amazing facts about this wondrous place in this fun, 15-minute book.
What Does One Reef Matter? A 15-Minute Book, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes
Janey loved the beach. She loved playing in the waves and digging in the sand. She loved looking at the brightly colored fish. She loved feeding the seagulls and watching them fly. She loved everything about the beach. Everything, that is, except the reef. The coral reef she didn't like. See the role a reef plays in the ecosystem and the life of the ocean. Includes Common Core exercises.
14 Fun Facts About Death Valley: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. 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.

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