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The Beatles Are the Greatest Rock Band of All Time and I Can Prove It
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,280. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Who is the greatest band in rock history? This book argues that it's the Beatles. Don't think so? Well, read and find out. This is as thorough an examination of the Beatles music in context as you will find. If you are skeptical of the Beatles greatness, read this book and you will be skeptical no longer: this is an iron clad argument about the most seminal of rock bands.
The World of the Unknowns: The Rescue.
Series: The World of the Unknowns, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
After escaping from the World of the Unknowns, Bradley and Megan find out they have not been missed at home. What is worse, they have somehow acquired a rotten reputation both at home and at school. While trying to regain the trust of their parents and teachers, the children figure out who has acted on their part while they’ve been gone and design plans to rescue others from the Unknowns.
The World of the Unknowns: The Discovery.
Series: The World of the Unknowns, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 40,480. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
That shed-like building on the school grounds was not there yesterday. As the three children were about to enter, they have no idea that it serves as a portal into the World of the Unknowns. A place of amazing powers and dark secrets held by children. A place that could never exist anywhere on Earth, from which no one has ever returned.
Auschwitz Escape - The Klara Wizel Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,960. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
At the tender age of 16, Klara Wizel had a picturesque life with a loving and supportive family. There was no way to know that the Holocaust was creeping toward her and that soon this young Hungarian Jew would be fighting for her life due to the most notorious doctor of the 20th century, Dr. Josef Mengele. Hers is the only story on record of having been selected for death then escaping.
News And Facts For Kids, Aug 2013 Issue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Reference
Kinooze Book of Record, Aug 2013 Issue, covering news from around the world written for kids. Plus a large section on cool facts on science, space, nature, people & places, technology and history: Get to know, say about The Laboratory Burger, Clown Fish, Amazing Dog facts, Suffixes, The Bermuda Triangle, Thunderstorms and more. Age appropriate for little readers 6-12, and for parent & teachers.
News And Facts For Kids, Jul 2013 Issue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,020. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Reference
Kinooze Book of Record, Jul 2013 Issue, covering news from around the world written for kids. Plus a large section on cool facts on science, space, nature, people & places, technology and history: Get to know, say about Bigfoot the mysterious Ape, the Journey of bread, David and Goliath, Gloopy wonder called Glue and more. Age appropriate for little readers 6-12, and for parents & teachers.
Louis Braille: The Boy Who Invented the Alphabet for the Blind: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
In 1809, Simon-Rene and Monique Braille lived in a small town in France. The town of Coupvray was 25 miles (40 km) outside Paris. Life was good for the family. Simon worked as a harness maker and leatherer. He made many items out of leather, including harnesses and saddles for horses, leather slippers and shoes, and leather satchels. Educational Versions have CCSS Activities.
Cobweb Empire
Series: Cobweb Bride, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,770. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Norilana Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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In a world where no one can die, she alone can kill... COBWEB EMPIRE (Cobweb Bride Trilogy, Book Two) is the second book of the intricate epic fantasy flavored by Renaissance history and the romantic myth of Persephone, about death’s ultimatum to the world. Now that she’s Death’s Champion, what will Percy do?
Do You Want Total War?
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,900. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Sean Lansbury is a typical high school student with an atypical hobby: he plays "Totaler Krieg", a boardgame simulating World War II in Europe. As he meditates on history and juggles his hobby with normal life in school, he falls in love with a girl in his European History class and discovers who he is, what history means to him, and the extent to which you really can revisit and rewrite the past.
Omega (A Jack Sigler Thriller)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,670. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Breakneck Media. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Jack Sigler, Callsign: King and his "Chess Team" (Queen, Rook, Bishop and Knight) scour the planet for his parents, tracking a man known to the world as Alexander Diotrephes, but known to King by another name. The legendary Hercules is alive, well and plotting something beyond imagining—something that will affect two thousand years of history.