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Simple History: World War I
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 150. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Modern, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
As the centenary comes up this year learn the fascinating facts about the First World War and discover this epic moment in history. With the fun illustrations and the unique style of the 'Simple History' series, let this book absorb you into a period of history which truly changed the world.
Little Australian Pony Girl
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,650. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Horses, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
'The ponies on our farm all get new rugs and shoes long before the people get any new clothes!' so said eight year old Emily to her mother. She was quite right, of course. This is the true story about an Australian childhood, where animals and hard work always come first. From sheep to saddles; rodeos to racing; brumbies to bridles: this is Emily's Australia.
What's So Great About Benjamin Franklin? A Biography of Benjamin Franklin Just for Kids!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Benjamin Franklin was born in extraordinary times. The people of the thirteen colonies were considering rebelling against their English masters, and each person would be forced to choose where they would stand on the issue of independence. The young nation would need brave men and women to stand up to tyranny and take the lead, helping others on the path to liberty and freedom. You may know Frank
101 Fun Facts About the Solar System: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books, Educational Version
Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 22,070. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
You may think the Solar System consists of the sun and the eight planets that orbit around it. However, there are other things out there. There are comets, moons, asteroids, meteors, dust, ice, rock and much more. Plus there is a whole lot of man made junk. Find out more about our solar system in this set of seven fun 14 Fun Facts books. Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.
101 Fun Facts About Dinosaurs: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books, Educational Version
Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 17,220. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Fossils
Who created the word dinosaur? How big was an apatosaurus’ brain? What was strange about iguanodon’s hands and feet? Was spinosaurus bigger or smaller than t. rex? How many front teeth did stegosaurus have? What was strange about triceratops’ skin? What were the holes in t. rex’s skull for? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this set of seven 15-minute books. Has Common Core exer
101 Fun Facts (and more) About the Planets: A Set of Eight 15 Minute Books, Educational Version
Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 19,620. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
Was Mercury bigger in the past? How did Venus change the way people saw the world? What is happening to Mount Everest, the highest place on Earth? Does Mars have seasons? Is there a surface to planet Jupiter? What is strange about how Uranus spins? What is the coldest place in our solar system? Find the answer to these and many more questions in this set of seven 15-Minute books. Has CCSS exerci..
101 Fun Facts About Mammals: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books, Educational Version
Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 16,340. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
How large is an anteater’s mouth? Which takes a shorter time to grow up; a female camel or a male camel? Can elephants run? What do a giant panda’s pupils look like? How much can a lion eat in one meal? What happens to a skunk when the weather turns cold? Learn the answers in these seven 15-Minute books. Educational Versions Include exercises designed to meet Common Core Standards.
The Life Of Buddha
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
This is first of its kind fully digitally created comic using some of the cutting edge softwares like Autodesk Maya, Vue, ZBrush etc. This story is about Gautama Buddha, also known as Shakyamuni, or simply as Buddha was an enlightened sage who founded buddhism. Buddha means "the awakened state of consciousness" where there are no more any unconscious desires. This is Buddha's story..
14 Fun Facts About the Strange Moon Titan: A 15-Minute Book, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
Titan was the first moon of Saturn to be discovered. It took another six years to find the next moon. Since then, 53 definite moons have been found around Saturn. Another nine moons are considered provisional. More study is needed to confirm that they are proper orbiting moons. Find out some amazing facts in this fun 15-minute book. Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.
14 Fun Facts About the Galilean Moons of Jupiter: A 15-Minute Book, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
On January 7, 1610, Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei turned his newly developed telescope to Jupiter. He discovered four objects orbiting the giant planet. It took him another night’s observations to clearly distinguish between two of them. He called them “The Medicean planets”, after the Medici family who ruled Italy at the time. Educational Versions Include exercises to meet Common Core standa
14 Fun Facts About Your Bones: A 15-Minute Book, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,350. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health
They are inside you right now! They are your bones, and they are helping to hold you up, keeping you moving, and doing all of the other jobs they are supposed to be doing. Bones have a lot of jobs. Here are some fun facts that you may not know about these fantastic parts of your body. Learn fun facts in this 15-minute book. Educational Versions include exercises geared to meet Common Core Standa..
Sea Creatures Book #2: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books, Educational Version
Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 17,050. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
There are many fascinating sea creatures. Some are funny. Some are strange. This book is a set of 7 of our popular 15-Minute Books. It contains the following books: Sharks: Chompers of the Sea, Sea Otters: Clowns of the Sea, Frogfish: The Weirdest Fish in the Sea, Whales: Giants of the Deep, Barnacles: Hated Squatters of the Sea, Sea Stars: Stars of the Sea, Elephant Seals: Mountains of Blubber.
Sea Creatures Book #1: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books, Educational Version
Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
There are many fascinating sea creatures. Some are funny. Some are strange. This book is a set of 7 of our popular 15-Minute Books. It contains the following books: Dolphins: Playmates of the Sea, Clown Fish: Friends of the Stinging Anemone, Jellyfish: Boogers of the Sea, Octopuses: Eight-Armed Wonders, Rays and Skates: Pancakes of the Sea, Sea Horses: Tiny Horses of the Sea, Sea Dragons: Animals
How To Be Blessed By Jesus
Price: Free! Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Growing Up
Designed to be read to children or to be read by an older child, this book is an easy-to-read version of John’s first book on the Beatitudes. A child who understands the Beatitudes will be equipped to become a sincere Christian who lives by his or her faith. May God grant to us that a generation will rise who will truly love their neighbors as themselves.
Baker Boys and the Bees, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe
Many years ago cities were built high on a hill. They had great stone walls around them that stood as tall as three or four men. The walls were built to keep out enemies. In those old days cities were each ruled by a different king or lord. These cities often went to war with one another. Lords would try to capture nearby cities. Find out what happens when one town is attacked. Has CCSS exercises
Mary MacKillop: Australia's First Saint, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Religious, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religious / Christian / Biography & Autobiography
Mary MacKillop devoted her life to educating poor children. With the help of Father Woods, she established her own religious Order, the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart. She set up over 100 schools, educated 12,000 children, and received approval from the Pope for her Order. Find out more about the woman who became Australia's first saint int his 15-minute bio. Includes Common Core exercis
John Flynn: The Man Who Created Australia's "Mantle of Safety", Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: Australian English. Published: January 26, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Australia & Oceania
John Flynn was a man with a dream. The outback of Australia was a land of adventure. It was also a land of isolation and danger. Flynn wanted to create a “mantle of safety” across the outback. He set up hospitals, hostels, nursing homes and welfare centres, and created the world’s first aerial medical service – the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Read about him in this 15-Minute book. Hass CCSS tasks
Sir Edmund Barton: Australia's First Prime Minister, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Australia & Oceania
Sir Edmund Barton was an Australian politician and judge. One of the "Fathers of Federation", he drafted many versions of Australia’s Constitution, inspired the people’s support, and travelled to England to petition Queen Victoria for Australia’s Federation. On January 1, 1901, Australia became a nation, and Barton was sworn in as the first Prime Minister. Read more about this man. Has CCSS tasks.
Saint Nicholas: The Man Who Became the Patron Saint of Children, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Religious, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
Have you ever wondered where the legend of Santa Claus or Father Christmas came from? Maybe you’ve heard of the Saint Nicholas who is a patron saint and known as the Guardian of Children. He is one of the most popular and celebrated saints throughout the world. Many years ago there really was a man named Nicholas who became a saint. In this story, we find out! Includes Common Core exercises.
I Am Bald Eagle
You set the price! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Ducks, Geese, etc., Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Biology
(5.00 from 1 review)
The bald eagle lives only in North America. It was almost lost to the continent. It was hunted. Pesticides killed its eggs. Chemicals coming into the waters poisoned the fish it ate. The hunting stopped. The pesticides are banned. The chemicals are controlled. The bald eagle has recovered.