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Ghost of Mind Episode One
Series: Ghost of Mind, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 67,160. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Would you run? If you were the last of your kind, if you knew getting caught could thrust the universe into war, wouldn't you slip into the shadows and disappear too?
Sally Ride: The First American Woman in Space: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The morning of June 18, 1983, was an important date for women. On that day, Sally Ride became the first American woman to fly in space. At age 32, she was also the youngest to orbit the Earth. This historic flight took Sally and four men on a six-day trip in the space shuttle Challenger. Find out about the life of this first American woman in space Educational Versions have CCSS Activities.
Leaving Earth: Why One-Way to Mars Makes Sense
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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The timeline for a Mission to Mars is still over 20 years off, but it doesn't have to be. This book demonstrates why we should go to Mars, and why when we do going one-way - not to die, but to live - actually makes a lot of sense. Accessible to a non-technical audience, 'Leaving Earth' is fast-paced, and full of fascinating scientific, historical, and personal stories. On to Mars!
Besides Naturalization
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Starting in the twenty-third century, the human race began to immigrate to other planets for the available land. Lily Taylor, among the second generation of immigrants, was going to celebrate her tenth birthday with her family.Even with all the future technologies making their lives enjoyable, not only their parents, but also they needed to find themselves and their places on Hynocripta.
The Search for FTL
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 154,980. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Silence and a trail of debris are all that’s left of the Bindl’s attempt to travel faster than light. Their four sons investigate the accident to determine what went wrong. And to pursue what their parents never accomplished. In order to accomplish mankind’s greatest achievement, the brothers must overcome obstacles, danger and surprise as they seek their destiny.
Leaving Earth: Why One-Way to Mars Makes Sense
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,230. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
We are now at the cusp of settling other worlds, but the timeline for a Mission to Mars is still over 20 years off. But it doesn't have to be. This book demonstrates why we should go to Mars, and why when we do going one-way - not to die, but to live - actually makes a lot of sense.
14 Fun Facts About Eclipses: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Eclipses have amazed and terrified people for thousands of years. The sky grows dark. Daytime animals go to sleep and nocturnal animals wake up. Roosters crow and cows come in for milking. The sun is slowly covered by some mysterious object. Sometimes it is blocked out completely. What had the people done wrong? Would the sun ever come back? The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Stars: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
We see stars in the night sky as pretty, twinkling objects, but what exactly are they? Here are some fun facts about stars. Do stars twinkle? What are stars made of? Do we know more about the inside of stars or the inside of Earth? Do stars have a life cycle? Is a dead star still a star? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About the Space Shuttle: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
What is a Space Shuttle? How can something that can’t fly go into space? Do spiders spin webs in space? Do astronauts get space sick? This book answers all these questions and more, plus everybody’s favorite: How do astronauts go to the toilet? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Pluto: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Pluto was the smallest planet in our galaxy. As more was discovered about other planets and other objects in our galaxy, Pluto fell into debate. How much do you know about Pluto? Why do scientists say Pluto was “discovered by mistake”? Who discovered Pluto? How big is Pluto compared to the U.S.? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.