Caitlind L. Alexander

Biography

Caitlind Alexander is the author of over 60 books for children, including the Jamie and Kendall Broderick Mystery series, the 14 Fun Facts and 101 Fun Facts series, the Wonderful World of Animals Series, and the Miss Jones series.
She lives in California where she loves to visit historic places and learn about new things. She also loves to travel and has been all over the world.

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Books

Meet The Animals; Book 3: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
There are many amazing animals on Earth. Some are funny. Some are strange. This book will tell you about 7 fun animals. This is a set of 7 of our popular 15-Minute Books for early readers. It contains the full text and pictures from the following books: "Meet the Elephant", "Meet the Hippo", "Meet the Polar Bear", "Meet the Beaver", "Meet the Bat", "Meet the Spider", "Meet the Raccoon" RL: 2.1
Meet The Animals; Book 2: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
There are many fascinating animals on Earth. Some are funny. Some are strange. This book will tell you about 7 animals. This is a set of seven of our popular 15-Minute Books for early readers. It contains the full text and pictures from the following books: "Meet the Tiger", "Meet the Giraffe", "Meet the Wolf", "Meet the Cougar", "Meet the Badger", "Meet the Reindeer", Meet the Rabbit". RL: 2.1
14 Fun Facts About the Wright Brothers: A 15-Minute Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 20th Century
You have heard of Wilbur and Orville Wright. You know about their owning a bicycle shop. You know about them building and flying the first airplane. But here are some fun facts you may not know. Do you know: Who made the attempt at the first flight and what happened? Was the first flight at Kitty Hawk? Did Wilbur graduate from high school? Who taught Wilbur and Orville about inventing? And more.
Florence Nightingale: The Lady With The Lamp: A 15-Minute Biography
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
Florence Nightingale went from being a rich child to the poorest conditions in war. Along the way she saved countless lives, changed the world of health care, created schools and trained countless nurses. She also wrote hundreds of books, and changed the way women and hospital patients were treated. Find out more about this founder of modern nursing in this short 15-minute children's bio. RL: 6.5
Meet the Badger: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
A badger is an animal. It looks like a cross between a skunk and a dog. Badgers have a long nose. They use it to stick into holes they have dug. This lets them reach the bugs they find in the ground. They have a funny looking face. It is mostly black, but it has white stripes. This book is a shortened version of our popular “Badgers: Ready For A Fight" and is for early readers. Reading level: 1.9
Meet the Yak: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Cows, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
A yak is a big, hairy cow. It lives in Asia. Yaks are part of the cow family. Like cows, they have four skinny legs and big, round bodies. They also have long noses and horns on top of their head. But a yak is much bigger than a cow. They are taller than a man! They are also as long as a small car. Find out about yaks in this easy to read book. Reading level: 1.9.
Meet The Animals; Book 1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
There are many wonderful animals on our planet. Some are funny and some are strange. This book will tell you about seven interesting animals. This is a set of seven of our popular 15-Minute Books for early readers. It contains the full text and pictures from: Meet the Giant Panda, Meet the Gorilla, Meet the Bighorn Sheep, Meet the Zebra, Meet the Armadillo, Meet the Manatee, Meet the Horse. RL:1.9
How Well Do You Know Betsy Ross?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Betsy Ross is well known as the woman who made the first flag. But that was only one thing she did in her life. Betsy lived for 84 years. She did many things in her life. How much do you know about this early American woman? Can you answer these ten true or false questions about Betsy Ross? How many brothers and sisters did Betsy have? How old was Betsy when she started working? and more. RL: 3.7
The Escape of Emily Geiger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Emily Geiger was her father's daughter. He was a patriot. So was she. And now she had a chance to do something for her country. General Greene needed a message delivered to General Sumter. But no one would take it. Emily could! It would mean going over 100 miles through British territory. But if she could do it, it could mean winning a great battle. Emily tries it, but she also gets caught!
Worksheets for "Dolphins: Playmates of the sea"
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Study Aids / General, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
These fun worksheets are for use with the 15-Minute Book "Dolphins: Playmates of the Sea". Many of these worksheets focus on the Core Curriculum Standards. Each activity is listed with detailed instructions. Each worksheet is stand-alone, meaning students may perform as many or as few activities as they or the instructor wishes. Instructors may copy these worksheets as needed for their students
14 Fun Facts About Great White Sharks: A 15-Minute Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
Great white sharks are large sharks that roam the oceans. They have been named great whites because they are big, and because they have a white stomach. Their back is grey. Scientists have begun to study these amazing animals more and more. Here are some fun facts they have found out about the great white shark. Reading Level: 5.1 All measurements in American and Metric.
The Werewolf of Walther Point: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters, Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal
The fog rolled in, wrapping itself around my shoulders like a stale, wet, gray cloak. It gathered deeper and deeper, like an old friend happy to see me after a long absence. And it hid me. It hid my presence from the watchful eyes in the cabin before me. That was fine with me. I needed the concealment more than I needed the sight. In fact, I didn't need to see the cabin at all. I could smell it!
Isle of Death: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Out in the Atlantic lies an island shaped like a huge footprint with amputated toes. A ridge of mountains runs the length of the island. On one side the island is covered with a beautiful town. Mansions dot the hillsides and once beautiful gardens stretch out before them. But all the inhabitants of these wondrous homes reside on the other side of the island...in the graveyard!
The Haunted Tree House: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Tammy and Jessica were best friends. They loved to go exploring together. Then one day they found a tree house deep in the forest. It was a great tree house, but something didn’t feel right. It was almost as if the tree house was haunted. Tammy and Jessica ran from the tree house, only to find themselves at a small clearing in the woods. Facing them was an old cabin, and an even older woman!
The Hobo Graveyard: A 15-Minute Horror Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal
“Then the train pulls away from the station,” Peter said. “And anyone riding in boxcar 1313 on the night of a full moon, never comes back. They go to the hobo graveyard to die.” Those were the words that started the challenge; The challenge that would change my life forever. Read this short, but creepy tale to find out what happened when Aaron took boxcar 1313 one cold, moonlit night. Ages 9+
The House Built By Ghosts: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 20th Century
It has over 160 rooms, 40 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, but only one shower. It has stairs that lead to the ceiling and doors that, when stepped through, will drop you a story or more. It has 10,000 windows, a number of which are placed on inside walls, including an expensive stained glass window made by Tiffany. This is the Winchester Mystery House, the house built by ghosts. RL: 6.9 Has CCS exercises.
Miss Jones The Time Traveling Teacher: Educational Version
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling second grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! In these 5 adventures, Miss Jones discovers the stone for Michelangelo's David is about to be cut in half; something wrong with the Wright Brother's plane; Harriet Tubman and her group of runaway slaves are in danger, and more! RL: 2.6 Has CCS exercises
Kendall and Jamie Crack the Case: Educational Version
Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Match wits with Kendall and Jamie Broderick and see if you can solve these seven 15-minute mysteries: The Case of the Cats Claws, The Case of the Snoring Sleeper, The Case of the Pilgrim's Paper, The Case of the Sheep Stew, The Case of the Missing Miner, The Case of the Cowering Cat, The Case of the Cheater's Chili. Ages 8 and up Reading Level: 4.7 Includes Common Core exercises.
The Room of 1,000 Slaves: A Full-length Broderick Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Join Jamie and Kendall Broderick in this exciting adventure as they search a house for clues to find out if it was used as a station on the underground railroad. The discovery of a secret passageway which locks Jamie inside is just the start of their adventure. This book is part of the exciting new Kendall and Jamie Broderick Mystery Series. Reading level: 3.3
The Lives of Wild Animals Book #3: Educational Version
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 17,590. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
There are many amazing animals in the world. Some are funny and some are strange. This book will tell about 7 animals. Each book covers: What is it, where does it live, what does it eat, who are its enemies, how are babies born and raised, and fun facts. This is a set of 7 of our popular 15-Minute Books. It contains elephants, hippos, polar bears, beavers, spiders, raccoons, bighorn sheep. RL: 3.7
The Lives of Wild Animals Book #2: Educational Version
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 18,360. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
There are many amazing animals in the world. Some are funny and some are strange. This book will tell about 7 animals. Each covers: What is it, where does it live, what does it eat, who are its enemies, how are babies born and raised, and some fun facts. This is a compilation of seven of our popular 15-Minute Books. It contains tigers, giraffes, wolves, cougars, badgers, reindeer, and rabbits.
The Lives of Wild Animals Book #1: Educational Version
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
There are many amazing animals in the world. Some are funny and some are strange. This book will tell you about 7 amazing animals. Each book covers: What is it, where does it live, what does it eat, who are its enemies, how are babies born and raised, and some fun facts. This book covers giant pandas, gorillas, zebras, bats, horses, manatees, and armadillos. RL: 3.8 Includes Common Core Exercises
Bison: The American Buffalo: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Cows, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
A bison is a wild cow. It looks like a cow, but it is bigger. It can be a lot bigger. In fact, a bison is the biggest land animal in North America! A bison can be up to six feet (1.75 metres) at the shoulder. It can be over 12 feet (3.5 metres) long! That means they are as tall as a man, and as long as two men laying head to toe! They also weigh much more than a man. RL: 3.7 Has CCS exercises.
Lions: Big Cats of Africa: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc., Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
Lions are big cats. They have tawny fur. Tawny means yellowish brown in color. Some lions have white fur on their stomachs and some lions have tawny fur on their stomachs. There are also a few lions that are all white. Lions also have a long tail. Their tail ends in a ball of fur. Scientists call the ball a tuft. The tuft on most lions is black. RL: 3.8 Includes Common Core exercises.
Yaks: Hairy Cows of Asia: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Cows, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
A yak is a hairy animal that lives in Asia. It looks like a big, hairy cow. Yaks are members of the cow family. Like cows, they have four skinny legs and big, round bodies. They also have long noses and horns on top of their head. But a yak is much bigger than a cow. They are between five feet (1.6 metres) and seven feet (2.2 metres) tall when they are grown. That is taller than a man! RL: 3.2
Meet the Komodo Dragon: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
The Komodo dragon is the biggest lizard in the world. If a full-grown man laid down next to a dragon, the dragon would be a lot bigger than the man! The dragon can weigh as much as two men! Like all lizards, a dragon has four short legs and a long body. It also has a long tail. Their skin is brown with tan or black marks on it. Read more about the Komodo dragon. RL: 2.2 Includes CCS exercises.
Meet the Giraffe: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Giraffes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
The giraffe is the tallest animal alive today. A male giraffe can be taller than a two-story house! Giraffes have very long legs. Their front legs are longer than their back legs. That is why their back slopes down toward their rump. They also have very thin, long tails. There is a bunch of black fur at the end of their tail. This bunch of fur is called a tuft. RL: 2.1 Includes CCS exercises.
Meet the Alligator: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
An alligator looks a lot like a huge lizard. They have thick, hard skin across the top of their body. This skin is greenish brown in color. It is covered with bony plates. These plates help keep the gator safe. They are just like a turtle's shell. The skin on their belly is much softer and thinner. It is also much lighter in color. Some have a belly that is almost white. RL 2.2. Has CCS exercises.
14 Fun Facts About the Amazon River: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries
The Amazon River is the largest river in the world. It winds its way across South America, picking up dirt, leaves, and mostly water from over one third of South America. Then it empties into the Atlantic Ocean. Learn about the Amazon River in this short 15-minute book. Reading level: 6.8
Bison: The American Buffalo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
A bison is a wild cow. It looks a lot like a cow, but it is bigger. It can be a lot bigger. In fact, a bison is the biggest land animal in North America! A bison can be up to six feet (1.75 metres) at the shoulder. It can be over 12 feet (3.5 metres) long! That means they are as tall as a man, and as long as two men laying head to toe! Learn about bison in this 15-minute book. Reading level: 3.7
The Lives of Wild Animals Book #3: A Set of Seven 15-Minute books
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
There are many amazing animals in the world. Some are funny and some are strange. This book will tell you about seven interesting, but amazing animals. Each book covers six subjects: What is it, where does it live, what does it eat, who are its enemies, how are babies born and raised, and some fun facts about the animal. This is a compilation of 7 of our popular 15-Minute Books. Reading level: 3.7
The Lives of Wild Animals Book #2: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,040. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
There are many amazing animals in the world. Some are funny and some are strange. This book will tell you about seven interesting, but amazing animals. Each book covers six subjects: What is it, where does it live, what does it eat, who are its enemies, how are babies born and raised, and some fun facts about the animal. This is a compilation of 7 of our popular 15-Minute Books. Reading level: 3.7
The Lives of Wild Animals Book #1: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
There are many amazing animals in the world. Some are funny and some are strange. This book will tell you about seven interesting, but amazing animals. Each book covers six subjects: What is it, where does it live, what does it eat, who are its enemies, how are babies born and raised, and some fun facts about the animal. This is a set of seven of our popular 15-Minute Books. Reading level: 3.8.
The House Built By Ghosts: The Strange Tale of the Winchester Mystery House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / State & Local
It has over 160 rooms, 40 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, but only one shower. It has stairs that lead to the ceiling, and doors that, when stepped through, will drop you a story or more. It has 10,000 windows, a number of which are placed on inside walls, including a stained glass window made by Tiffany. This is the Winchester Mystery House, the house built by ghosts. Learn more in this 15-minute book!
Miss Jones: The Time Traveling Teacher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling second grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! In these five separate adventures, Miss Jones discovers the stone for Michelangelo's David is about to be cut in half; something wrong with the Wright Brother's plane; and other adventures. RL: 2.6. Ages 7-10
Lions: Big Cats of Africa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc., Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
Lions are big cats. They have tawny fur. Tawny means yellowish brown in color. Some lions have white fur on their stomachs and some lions have tawny fur on their stomachs. There are also a few lions that are all white. Lions also have a long tail. Their tail ends in a ball of fur. Scientists call the ball a tuft. The tuft on most lions is black. Learn about lions in this fun, 15-minute book.
Yaks: Hairy Cows of Asia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Cows, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
A yak is a hairy animal that lives in Asia. It looks like a big, hairy cow. Yaks are members of the cow family. Like cows, they have four skinny legs and big, round bodies. They also have long noses and horns on top of their head. But a yak is much bigger than a cow. They are between five feet (1.6 metres) and seven feet (2.2 metres) tall. That is taller than a man! Learn more in this fun book!
General, Please Burn My House: The Revolutionary War Story of Rebecca Motte
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods, Nonfiction » History » North America
Rebecca Motte sat down to supper with her three grown up daughters and her niece. They lived alone in the large plantation house in South Carolina. It was January, 1781 and the Revolutionary war had been going on for four long years. Suddenly there was a pounding at the door. Find out how the patriot Rebecca Motte handled it when the British moved into her house. A 15-minute book Reading level 2.7
14 Fun Facts About the Amazon River
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Other
The Amazon River is the largest river in the world. It winds its way across South America, picking up dirt, leaves, and mostly water from over one third of South America. Then it empties into the Atlantic Ocean. Learn about the Amazon River in this 15-minute book and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
Kids! Are You Kidding Me!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,060. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / child rearing
We all know that kids can be funny. In this book three experienced writers have brought together their funniest stories about kids. Laugh along with them as they romp through the zany things kids do. "These ladies write with the wit and honesty that can get us all in trouble. They plunge head first into those embarrassing moments we've all suffered. Kudos and a gas mask to these gals."
Meet the Alligator: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
An alligator (often called a gator) looks a lot like a huge lizard. They have thick, hard skin across the top of their body. This skin is greenish brown in color. It is covered with bony plates. These plates help keep the gator safe. They are just like a turtle's shell. This book is a shorter version of our popular “Alligators: Floating Logs of the Swamp" and is for beginning readers.
Meet the Komodo Dragon: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
The Komodo dragon is the biggest lizard in the world. If a full-grown man laid down next to a dragon, the dragon would be a lot bigger than the man! The dragon can weigh as much as two men! Their skin is brown with tan or black marks on it. This book is a shortened version of our popular “Komodo Dragons: The Biggest Lizard in the World" and is for early readers. for ages 5-8.
Meet the Giraffe: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
The giraffe is the tallest animal alive today. A male giraffe can be taller than a two-story house! Giraffes look a bit like a horse with a very long neck and long legs. Their front legs are longer than their back legs. That is why their back slopes down toward their rump. This shorter version of "Giraffes: Long-Necked Wonders" is for early readers. Ages 5-8.
Ice Fishing in Alaska, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
Have you ever gone Ice Fishing in Alaska? It's not as easy as you might think! First you have to find out where the fish are hiding. Then you have to cut a hole. Then you need to break the icicles off your pole and off your nose! This humorous book shows early readers how hard it is to go Ice Fishing in Alaska. Ages 5 to 9. Includes exercises to meet Common Core standards.
Meet the Bat: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
What animal sees with its ears and flies with its hands? Bats do. They also do many other strange things. This book is a shorter version of our popular “Bats: Fliers of the Night" and is for early readers. With only 1066 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the bat. Educational Versions include exercises designed to meet Common Core standards.
Meet the Armadillo: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
How would you like to live your life in a suit of armor? That is what an armadillo does. This book is a shorter version of our popular “Armadillos: Animals that Wear Armor" and is intended for beginning readers. With only 1181 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the armadillo. Includes exercises designed to meet Common Core standards.
Tommy Turtle Gets Lost: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Growing Up, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Strangers
One day Tommy Turtle got up early and took a bath. After he was all clean he sat down and ate his breakfast of turtle mush, which he didn't like. Then Tommy decided to go for a walk. He walked up the street and around the corner and down the block. He ended up at the park. This book is designed to help your child learn this important information without frightening them. Has Common Core exercises.
Meet the Bat: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
What animal sees with its ears and flies with its hands? Bats do. They also do many other strange things. This book is a shortened version of our popular “Bats: Fliers of the Night" and is intended for beginning readers. With only 1066 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the bat.
The Room of 1,000 Slaves: A Full-Length Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Law & Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Join Jamie and Kendall Broderick in this exciting adventure as they search a house for clues to find out if it was used as a station on the underground railroad. The discovery of a secret passageway which locks Jamie inside is just the start of their adventure. Educational Versions Include exercises designed to meet Common Core Standards.
Indian Ghost at Sutters Swamp: A Full Length Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 16,590. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Kendall and Jamie Broderick are visiting a wilderness cabin with their father. After a day spent exploring, suddenly something is wrong. The weather and fog closes in around them, and the water of Sutter's Swamp seems to be working hard to keep them from getting back to their cabin. They finally make it back, only to discover that their father is nowhere to be found. Includes Common Core exercises
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