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Cougars: Lions of the Mountains
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc., Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
What is the difference between a cougar, a puma, and a mountain lion? How high can a cougar jump to reach a tree limb? Do cougars live alone or in groups? Do cougars catch most of what they chase? What will a cougar do if it sees a dog? Learn the answers to these questions, and more. Find out what a cougar looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and more.
Giant Pandas: Cuddly Bamboo Lovers
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Bears, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Giant pandas are animals that live in China. For many years, people couldn't decide if a panda was part of the bear family or part of the raccoon family. Now they know that they are really bears. They look like a huge, cuddly bear. They have four legs and a short, stubby tail. Find out what a panda is, where it lives, what it eats, who are its enemies, and how babies are raised. For ages 7 to 10.
Owls: Silent Hunters of the Sky
Series: 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Owls are birds. They have a round, bird-shaped body with feathers. They also have large wings. Their wings are very big for the size of their body. Most owls are brown, tan and white. Some of them are all white or all brown. These colors help the owl blend into nature. Learn what an owl looks like, where it lives, what it eats, who are its enemies, how babies are born, and other fun facts. RL: 2.9
Alligators: Floating Logs of the Swamp
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
An alligator is an animal that looks a lot like a huge lizard. Alligators have thick, hard skin across the entire top of their body. This skin is greenish brown in color. It is covered with bony plates called scutes. These scutes help protect the alligator just like a turtle's shell protects the turtle. The skin on an alligator's belly is much softer and thinner. Find out more about the alligator!
My Fun Rhyming Alphabet (Learning for Kids)
Series: Read it books for Children. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 610. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Concepts / Alphabet, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
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Learn A through Z with rhyme. This is a great way for your child to learn the alphabet now. Each letter of the alphabet has a picture and a rhyme making it memorable and fun. Buy it now for your child.
Sea Otters: Clowns of the Sea
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Sea otters are mammals that live in the sea. Sea otters have very cute faces. Their faces start out dark when the sea otter is a baby. The older a sea otter gets, the lighter its face gets. What else do you know about Sea Otters? Do you know: What is a sea otter’s junk food? How many hairs a sea otter has? Why sea otters always roll over in the water? Learn these things, and more!
Sea Stars: Stars of the Sea
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Sea stars are strange animals. They crawl along the sea floor on their spiny arms. Sea stars used to be called starfish. But they are not fish. That is why their name has now been changed to sea stars. A lot of people think sea stars only have five arms. Lots of them do. But they can have as few as four arms and as many as 18. Find out more about these strange sea creatures in this fun book.
Elephant Seals: Mountains of Blubber
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Elephant seals are huge animals that live part of their life on land. When I say they are huge, I mean huge. The male elephant seal can grow to be up to 16 feet (4.9 metres) long. They can weigh 6,600 pounds (3000 kilograms)! An average car weighs about 3,000 pounds (1360 kilograms). That means a male elephant seal can weigh more than two cars! That is big! Find out more about elephant seals!
Tigers: The Lion With Stripes
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc., Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Tigers are the biggest cats still alive today. How much do you know about these majestic animals? Do you know: What a tiger uses his tail for? What is a liger or a tigon? How often do tigers catch the animals they chase? How much a tiger eats at one time? Learn what a tiger looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts. Ages 6-10
Dicey Langston and the Bloody Scouts
Series: Heroes in History 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2018 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
"We will knock on your door when we are leaving so you can close up," the man in charge told Dicey. "You may go to bed now." Dicey hated the British. Dicey and her family wanted America to be free. It was 1780 and the Revolutionary war had been going on for four years. Now she had a chance to do something. She could be a spy! Find out what Dicey does in this exciting 15-minute book. RL: 2.5
I Was the Great Auk: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
I was the great auk, a bird. Here is my story. We were a bit like the penguin. Like penguins, we were black and white. The blackness covered our heads and stretched down our backs. The white covered our chests. Many of us had a white patch on our face above our eye. White stripes raced across our strong black bills. Oh we were proud of those bills. Reading Level: 2.9
Giraffes: Long-Necked Wonders
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Giraffes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Giraffes are the tallest animal alive today. A male giraffe can grow to be over 18 feet (5.5 m.) tall. That's taller than a two-story house! Giraffes look like a horse with a stretched out neck and stretched out legs. They have long skinny legs and a very long neck. Their front legs are longer than their back legs. That is why their backs slope down toward their rump. Find out more in this book!
Wolves: Howlers of the Night
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Wolves & Coyotes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
A wolf is an animal that looks a lot like a dog, but wolves are wild. You can't make friends with them like you can a dog. Wild wolves also don't make very good pets. They are usually afraid of people and will hide from them or will attack them. Learn about wolves, including what a wolf looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts. Ages 6 to 10
Barnacles: Hated Squatters of the Sea
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
A barnacle is an animal that lives in the sea. Many people don't think of a barnacle as an animal. That's because they never see it. The animal is hidden inside a shell. A barnacle has a round body. It also has six pairs of legs. That's twelve legs! But it doesn't use its legs for walking. It uses them to eat with. Barnacles actually live upside down! Their heads are at the bottom and their legs!
The Amazing Echidna: Puggles In Pouches
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Echidnas have spiny hairs all over their body. This makes them look like a porcupine. Echidnas are also covered in fur. Depending on where they live, some are furrier than others. They can vary in color from very light brown to red-brown and right through to black. Did you know that the spines are really hairs? They are just very large and strong hairs. Find out more about the amazing echidna!
Turkeys: Gobblers of the Americas
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
You have seen them on your thanksgiving table, but what do you know about turkeys? Turkeys might surprise you, especially the wild ones. Let me tell you about them. There are two main kinds of turkeys, wild turkeys and tame turkeys. There are many differences between the two kinds of turkeys. Learn about this amazing bird in this short, fact-filled book.
Stephen Decatur Sinks the Philadelphia
Series: Heroes in History 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
It was 1803 and Stephen Decatur was in the Navy. One day the head of the Navy called Stephen and some other men together. "Men, I have some bad news," he said. "We have lost the Philadelphia." The men groaned. Stephen knew that the Philadelphia was a big ship. She had 44 huge cannons on her. Find out how Stephen and his men get into the enemy harbor and burn the ship. Reading level: 2.8
Armadillos: Animals That Wear Armor
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
How would you like to live your life in a suit of armor? That is what an armadillo does. An armadillo is covered in armor. It has bony plates around its body to protect it. The plates are hard, like a turtle's shell. The armadillo looks a bit like an anteater. They have a long nose that they use to sniff for food. Find out more about the armadillo in this fun, favt-filled book.
Turtles: Shelled Creatures of Land and Sea
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
How does a turtle warm up? How long can a turtle hibernate? Do turtles have teeth? How many eggs can a sea turtle lay in a year? How long can a turtle hole its breath underwater? What happens to a box turtle if he eats too many strawberries? Learn the answers to these questions, and more. Find out what a turtle looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born and more.
Sea Dragons: Animals in Disguise
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Sea dragons are very strange sea animals. They look like sea plants with a snout. They have a long nose at the front of their head. But that is about the only part that looks like an animal. Their body is round and lumpy, and sticking out from everywhere are growths. These growths make the sea dragon look like it is covered with leaves or twigs. Find out more about this strange plant-like animal.

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