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14 Fun Facts About the Moon: A 15-Minute Book
By Jeannie Meekins
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
You see it every night in the night sky, but how much do you really know about the moon? But how much do you know about it? What one thing is different about our moon from every other moon we have found? What kind of atmosphere is there on the moon? How many sides of the moon do we see? What happened to the footprints of the astronauts that stood on the moon? Find out in this book.
14 Fun Facts About Pluto: A 15-Minute Book
By Jeannie Meekins
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Pluto was once considered the smallest planet in our galaxy. As more was discovered about the other planets, and about other objects in our galaxy, Pluto fell into debate, but many people still like to consider it a planet. How much do you really know about Pluto? Why do scientists say Pluto was “discovered by mistake”? How big is Pluto compared to the United States? Find out in this book!
14 Fun Facts About Comets: A 15-Minute Book
By Jeannie Meekins
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Comets often streak across the night sky. They are fascinating flashes of light, but how much do we really know about them? Here are some things that scientists do know. Find out: What the name comet means. How comets are named. When the earliest comets were recorded. How scientists predict when a comet will return. What a comet’s tail is made of.
Ostriches: Flightless Birds of Wonder
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
The ostrich is a bird that is as tall as a man. It is strong enough to carry a man on his back in a race! Do you know: How tall is an ostrich? What does an ostrich like to eat? How big is an ostrich egg? Do ostriches bury their head in the sand? Find out what an ostrich looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts.
Octopuses: Eight-Armed Wonders
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
An octopus is an animal that lives in the sea. It has eight arms, a head and a body. It also has blue blood, and it squirts ink! This book will introduce you to octopuses and tell you many interesting facts about them, including: What are the two ways to say more than one octopus? What color is an octopus’ blood? What does an octopus eat? Can octopuses change their color? Find out what a
Sea Horses: Tiny Horses of the Sea
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Sea horses are some of the smallest animals in the sea. They look like little chess pieces, with a tail. They have a long snout or nose at the front of their head. They have a high, arched neck like a proud horse. They also have a rounded body like a horse. This book will introduce you to sea horses and tell you many interesting facts about them.
Manatees: Mermaids of the Sea
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
What is a manatee? A manatee is a sea creature. It looks like a large, walrus with a fat face. Even though it is huge, this animal is one of the gentlest creatures in the sea. This book will introduce you to manatees and tell you many interesting facts about them, including: What do manatees eat? How many babies does a manatee mother have? Where do manatees live? How do boats hurt manatees?
Hillie's Story
By Hilary Walker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Living in Germany made it difficult to find a Golden Retriever, a rare breed over there. My husband and I had to fly to Hanover to check out a new litter of puppies. Over the next fourteen years Hillie shared horse trail rides with us, skied with us in Austria, traveled to Italy and America and got arrested in England. She was a truly international family member!
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Where No Man Has Gone Before, A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions - Science and Engineering History, Crews, Mission Planning (NASA SP-4214)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,850. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is an extraordinary review of the planning and problem solving involved in the lunar surface operations of the Apollo program. It chronicles the tug-of-war between scientists and program officials over experiments, missions, landing sites, and crew selection.
101 Fun Facts About the Planets
By Jeannie Meekins
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,500. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
This compilation includes the following 15-minute books: 14 Fun Facts About Mercury 14 Fun Facts About Venus 14 Fun Facts About Earth 14 Fun Facts About Mars 14 Fun Facts About Jupiter 14 Fun Facts About Saturn 14 Fun Facts About Uranus 14 Fun Facts About Neptune Surprise and amaze your friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Neptune: A 15-Minute Book
By Jeannie Meekins
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Does Neptune have a lot of winds? What is at the core or center of Neptune? Neptune is slowly turning itself into what precious mineral? What is the coldest place in our solar system? (Hint: It isn’t the planet,) Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Uranus: A 15-Minute Book
By Jeannie Meekins
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
What did scientists first think Uranus was? What are the names of Uranus’ moons named after? Is Uranus bigger or smaller than Earth? What is strange about the way Uranus spins? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. In the middle of the galaxy is Uranus, one of the four gas planets in the Solar System. Here are some fun facts about Uranus.
14 Fun Facts About Saturn: A 15-Minute Book
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
How many Earth years does it take to make one Saturn year? Do we know more about the planet Saturn or about its rings and moons? How many moons does Saturn have? How heavy is Saturn? Who discovered Saturn’s rings? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Surprise and amaze your friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Mars: A 15-Minute Book
By Jeannie Meekins
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
A day on Mars is almost as long as a day on Earth, but how long is a year on Mars? Does Mars have seasons? What color are the rocks on Mars? Mars is full of volcanoes, but when did the last one erupt? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Surprise and amaze your family and friends with these facts.
14 Fun Facts About Earth: A 15-Minute Book
By Jeannie Meekins
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Earth is the only planet in the universe that has life. You live there, but do you know: 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 many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book.
14 Fun Facts About Venus: A 15-Minute Book
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Does it ever rain on Venus? How thick is the air on Venus? Which is longer on Venus, a day or a year? How did Venus change the way people saw the world? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Venus is the second planet from the sun. It sits between Mercury and Earth. Scientists have studied Venus and here are a few facts we have learned.
14 Fun Facts About Mercury: A 15-Minute Book
By Jeannie Meekins
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
When was Mercury discovered? Does Mercury have a magnetic field? How big is Mercury’s atmosphere? Was Mercury bigger in the past? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. The closest planet to the sun is Mercury – a tiny, hot, lifeless ball of rock that races around the sun in less than three months. What could possibly fascinate us about that?
14 Fun Facts About Death Valley: A 15-Minute Book
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
Death Valley is a strange and unique area found in the state of California. Do you know: When do 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 to your teeth when you smile in Death Valley? Find out more about Death Valley and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Big Cats: A 15-Minute Book
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Why do big cats have pads on their feet? Which is the largest big cat? Which big cat lives at the highest elevation? Which is the only social cat? Which is the only cat that runs its prey to the ground? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this 15-minute book. Amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Glyptodonts: A 15-Minute Book
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
What are these huge, strange animals with four legs, a shell, and a spiked tail? Meet the glyptodont, a prehistoric animal. Scientists have found out many facts about the glyptodont, and here are some. Find out: What did a glyptodont eat? How large were glyptodonts? How fast could they move? What is their shell made of? What were the tiny holes in the shell for? Find out 14 fun facts!