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Mary MacKillop: Australia's First Saint, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. 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
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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.
Gautama Buddha (A photo Book)
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Comics & Graphic Novels / Biography
This eBook presents interesting life story of Mahatma Buddha for young children provided with colourful pictures. The story also taught children the words of wisdom.
Meet the Horse: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Horses, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
There are many kinds of horses in the world. Some are short. Some are huge. Some come in one color. Some come in many colors. But they are all pretty. All horses have long, thin legs and a big round body. They have a long, curved neck and a big head with large eyes. This book is a shorter version of our popular “Horses: Tame and Wild” and is for early readers. Includes Common Core exercises.
Meet the Rabbit: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Rabbits, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
Rabbits are small, furry animals. They have an egg shaped body and very soft fur. Most rabbits have fur that is the color of the area they live in. This helps them hide from their enemies. If they live among dirt and twigs they will be brown or spotted. If they live in snow, they will be white. This book is an Early reader version of our popular Rabbits: Fluffy Ball of Fur. Has Common Core exercis
Meet the Frog: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
A frog spends part of its life in water and part of it on land. Frogs come in all shapes and sizes. Some are round and fat and some are long and skinny. The smallest frog is only as big as your fingernail. The biggest frog is bigger than a plate. This book is a shorter version of our popular “Frogs and Toads: In and Out of the Water” and is for early readers. Includes Common Core exercises.
Meet the Giant Panda: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Bears, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
Giant pandas live in China. For years many people thought a panda was a bear. Some thought it was a raccoon. Now they know that it is really a bear. They look like a huge, cuddly bear. They have four legs and a short, stubby tail. They also have a bear face. This book is a shorter version of our popular “Giant Pandas: Cuddly Bamboo Lovers” and is for early readers. Includes Common Core exercises.
Meet the Sea Creatures #2: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books for Early Readers, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals · 15-Minute Book Sets. Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Fishes
There are many fascinating creatures in the sea. Some are funny and some are strange. This book is a compilation of seven of our popular 15-Minute Books for early readers. It contains the full books: "Meet The Shark", "Meet The Sea Otter", "Meet The Frogfish", "Meet The Whale", "Meet The Barnacle", "Meet The Sea Star", "Meet The Elephant Seal". Includes Common Core exercises.
Octopus (Wonderful Wildlife, #4)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 950. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
The octopus is an invertebrate (animal without a spine) and mollusk that has eight arms and large eyes. They are closely related to cuttlefish, squid, and the nautilus. If you are talking about more than one octopus, you can say octopi, octopuses, or octopodes. Learn more about octopuses with this fun book for children ages seven and up.
Meet The Sea Creatures #1: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals · 15-Minute Book Sets. Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
There are many fascinating creatures in the sea. Some are funny and some are strange. This book is a compilation of seven of our popular 15-Minute Books for early readers. It contains the full text and pictures from: "Meet The Dolphin", "Meet The Clown Fish", "Meet The Jellyfish", "Meet The Octopus", "Meet The Ray", "Meet the Sea Horse" and "Meet the Sea Dragon". Includes Common Core exercises.
I Wonder… Can Navy Dolphins Work For The Army? A 15-Minute Book, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · I Wonder. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Pets, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
People train animals to do useful jobs for humans. They help humans who are disabled. Some help policemen. Some are actors. The animals enjoy helping their human partners or owners. Here is some fun information about animals that work for us. Find out more about working animals in this fun 15-Minute book. Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.
I Wonder…Does The Hairy Tarantula Comb Its Hair? A 15-Minute Book, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · I Wonder. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Pets, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Have you ever thought about walking a pig? How about dressing a bunny in doll clothes? How would you like to comb and fluff the fur of a longhaired hamster? Pets can be forever friends, but they also need a lot of care.Here is some fun information about strange and unusual pets in this 15-minute book! Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.
I Wonder… Does A Camel Store Water In Its Hump? A 15-Minute Book, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · I Wonder. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
I Wonder… About Desert Animals Does a roadrunner ever run on sidewalks? Does the Arizona bark scorpion growl like a dog? What is the purpose of those huge ears on the fennec fox? Does the Texas banded gecko live only in Texas? Does a kangaroo rat have a tummy pouch? Learn the answer to these questions and more in this fun 15-Minute book. Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.
I Wonder… How Do Monkeys Prevent Mosquito Bites? A 15-Minute Book, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · I Wonder. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Apes, Monkeys, etc., Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Apes, Monkeys, etc.
I wonder … About Rain Forest Animals How does the toucan hold its head up with such a large bill? Does an anteater eat only ants? Do Komodo dragons breathe fire to kill their victims? How does the colorful red-eyed tree frog hide from its enemies? Will an armadillo’s armor get rusty in water? Learn the answer to these questions and more in this fun 15-minute book. Includes Common Core exercises.
I wonder… Can A Bald Eagle Grow Hair? A 15-Minute Book, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · I Wonder. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
I wonder … About Birds. Do snowy owls melt in the summer months? How many words can a parrot learn? How big is the pelican’s stretchy pouch? How many neck bones does a swan have? Do kookaburras laugh at people? Learn the answer to these questions and more in this fascinating 15-minute book about birds. With a fun question, each page has a new bird to meet. Include Common Core exercises.
I Wonder… Do Bedbugs Snore? A 15-Minute Book, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · I Wonder. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Zoology
I Wonder… About Insects. Are all ladybugs females? Does a honeybee make flavored honey? Will a stinkbug smell better if it takes a bath? Can a walking stick fly? Will fruit flies eat vegetables? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this fun 15-minute book about insects. With a comical question, each page introduces a new insect. Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.
I Wonder…Does a Hammerhead Shark Pound Nails? A 15-Minute Book, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · I Wonder. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
I Wonder… About Sea Creatures. Does a hammerhead shark pound nails? Can you wish upon a starfish? Does a parrot fish eat sunflower seeds? Can a seahorse gallop?Learn the answer to these questions and more in this fascinating 15-minute book about sea creatures. With a fun question, each page introduces a sea creature and tells about it. Ages 6-10. Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.