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Caitlind Alexander is the author of over 60 books for children, including the Jamie and Kendall Broderick Mystery series, the Wonderful World of Animals series, the Miss Jones series, and a number of books in the 14 Fun Facts and 101 Fun Facts series.

Caitlind is also an accomplished speaker. She has given numerous talks to children and school classes. She also gives talks and seminars for writers on topics ranging from creating believable characters to publishing ebooks.

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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I Was the Great Auk: A 15-Minute Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
I was the great auk, a bird. Here is my story. We were a bit like the penguin. Like penguins, we were black and white. The blackness covered our heads and stretched down our backs. The white covered our chests. Many of us had a white patch on our face above our eye. White stripes raced across our strong black bills. Oh we were proud of those bills. Reading Level: 2.9
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
101 Fun Facts About the World's Rivers: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / General
How much of America’s rainfall ends up in the Mississippi River? Which mountain range grew around the Danube River? Are there more kinds of fish in the Amazon or in the ocean? The Thames was once a tributary of what European river? What is the “Ghost City” of the Yangtze? Learn about the Amazon, Danube, Mississippi, Nile, Yangtze, Thames, and Murray rivers in this set of 15-minute books. RL: 6.9
Clara Barton's First Nursing Job: A 15-Minute Heroes in History Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
Clara Barton was 11. It was a great time in her life. Most of her family was moving! Clara, her father and her mother had moved to a new home three years ago. Now her older brothers and sisters were moving. They were coming to the same valley. Today would be fun. They were building a new barn! But the day turns into a disaster. Find out what happens in this exciting short book. Reading level: 2.5
Ida Lewis' First Rescue: A 15-Minute Heroes in History Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
It was a cold day in October 1858. It had been warm for many days. Then it turned cool. There was a breeze blowing across the water. Eighteen year old Ida Lewis stared out across the sea. There were three boys sitting in the boat. Another boy was up on the mast of the boat. It was rocking back and forth! Suddenly it turned over! Find out how Ida saves them in this 15-minute book. Reading level 2.5
Mary Fields Gets A Job: A 15-Minute Heroes in History Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
Mary Fields got up early. It was a big day. Today Mary would enter a race. It was a race to see how fast you could hitch up horses to a wagon. If Mary won the race, she would get a job. Mary needed a job. She had no money. It was hard for a woman to get a job. It was even harder for a black woman who had been a slave. Find out if Mary gets the job in this fun 15-minute book. Reading level: 2.9.
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.
Ben Franklin and the Whistle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
Ben Franklin was happy. It was going to be a GREAT day. After all, it was a holiday! He quickly finished his chores. Then he went out to play. Ben lived in Boston. It was not a big city 200 years ago. It was a small town. But there was still a lot for a boy of seven to see. Soon Ben met up with his friends. Find out how Ben's friends give him some copper pennies, and how he spends them. RL: 2.8
John F. Kennedy and the PT 109
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & First Families (U.S.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
The night was dark. There was no moon. There was no light from stars in the sky. On the ocean under this dark sky was a boat. Sailors were on board. The boat’s name was PT109. PT stands for Patrol Torpedo Boat. The sailors on board the boat were very worried. A young sailor named John Kennedy was also aboard. Find out how Kennedy saves his crew in this 15-minute Heroes in History book. RL: 2.3
Henry Ford Has a Problem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
Henry Ford had a problem. Many people would think it was a good problem, but it was still a problem. What was his problem? Henry Ford was selling too many cars. Henry had made the first Model T in 1909. He made sure that it was cheap. He wanted anyone to be able to buy a car. He got a lot of people to sell it. Now they were selling too many. Henry could not make them fast enough! Reading level:2.9
Abbie Burgess And The Great Storm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
It was 1856. Abbie, her mother and her sisters were eating dinner. Suddenly the kitchen became very dark. The wind rattled the windows. The shutters slammed against the lighthouse. Abbie ran to the window. The sky was dark. "Is it a storm?" Abbie's mother asked? She was very afraid. "Yes," Abbie said. Find out how Abbie takes care of the lighthouse in this 15-Minute Heroes in History Book. RL: 2.6
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!
The Escape of Harriet Tubman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century
Harriet Tubman was known as Araminta Ross when she was young. People called her Minty. One day she was working in the fields picking cotton. It was the summer of 1849 and it was hot! Minty saw the water boy coming. That was good. She could use a cool drink of water. When he reached her, he gave her a message. "Massa don sold you!" Find out how Minty escapes north in this exciting early reader. RL2
Sergeant Stubby The Puppy who Went to War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dogs, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Some heroes walk on two feet! But there are some heroes who walk on four! This is the story of a four legged hero who saved many lives. He was a puppy who came to be known as "Sergeant Stubby." Stubby was found by soldiers training in the yard of Yale College. They were training to go to war! Children's book. Reading Level: 2.6.
14 Fun Facts About the Rainforest Canopy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / General
The rainforest canopy sits near the top of the rainforest. It is filled with thousands and thousands of insects, animals and plants. Yet mankind has learned very little about this important part of our ecosystem. Without rainforests to replenish the oxygen in the atmosphere, the world would become a lot more polluted. Here are some amazing things we have discovered about the rainforest. RL:6.2
14 Fun Facts About Saturn's Rings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries
Saturn has seven rings and 62 moons. The rings orbit Saturn, creating shadow bands and rain on the planet. Most of the moons are outside the rings. A few moons are within and between the rings. Some of these tiny moons create and control the rings. They create gaps within and between the rings. They create fascinating structures and phenomena. Find out more in this short book.
14 Fun Facts About Exoplanets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries
Our galaxy contains about 200 billion stars. Astronomers believed that some of these stars must have solar systems with planets. They went looking – and found some. They call these planets extrasolar planets or exoplanets. Here are some fun facts about them. Ages 8 and up. Reading level: 6.9 All measurements in American and metric.
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
Courtney Case and the Missing A-Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
This is the fourth book in the exciting Courtney Case Mystery Series. Courtney is woken up on a Saturday morning and asked to solve the case of the missing A-man. Did Mack's sister Liesel take his A-man toy, or did something else happen to it? Ages 7 - 10. Reading level 3.0
Thomas Jefferson: Founding Father
Thomas Jefferson was a lawyer and farmer. He was wrote the Declaration of Independence and went on to become the third President of the US. Find out more about our third president and how he helped found the United States. Ages 10 and up. Reading Level: 7.5
John Adams: The Forgotten Founding Father
John Adams was a farmer and lawyer. He was one of the Founding Fathers who pushed for Independence. He helped write and sign the Declaration of Independence and became America’s second President. But there are no memorials to John Adams in Washington. He is the Forgotten Founding Father. Find out more about our second president and how he helped found the United States.
Protein and You
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health & Daily Living / Diet & Nutrition, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology
How many times has your mom told you to eat your protein? She's right. It's important to eat protein every day. But do you know why? What do proteins do for you? What are complete and incomplete proteins? Proteins are a source of heat and energy for the body. Your body can take protein and convert it to energy. That energy generates heat. Find out more in this short book. RL 5.7
King Richard: The Lion-Hearted King
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Medieval
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Richard Plantagenet, King of England, was a brave soldier and a great Crusader. He won many battles against the Muslims in the Holy Land. He earned the name “Lionheart”, but he was not a good king. He didn’t like England. He spent about six months there during his ten year reign. He sold the country’s lands to the highest bidder to raise money for the Crusades. Learn more in this short biography.
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.
Benjamin Franklin: The First American
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » History » North America
Ben Franklin was a writer, scientist, inventor and political leader. He was one of the Founding Fathers who drafted the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the U.S. He organized the first lending library and volunteer fire department. He established universities and hospitals. He also flew a kite in a thunderstorm to show that lightning was electricity. Learn more in this short bio
14 Fun Facts About the Hudson River: A 15-Minute Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery
The Hudson River was once thought to be a northwest passage that joined to the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. Instead, a canal system opened up the center of America to settlement. The Hudson has spectacular valleys and dangerous waters. Land shifts have changed the course of the river. Much of the natural beauty of the land is now under the ocean. Learn more in this fun 15-minute book.
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 Ghosts in the Cellar: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
This was our last chance. I know that my wife thought this was a folly at first, but tomorrow she would see how right I was. Tomorrow a lot of our dreams would come true. Find out what happens when the author buys a vineyard and begins making wine in a haunted cellar. Ages 9 and up.
The Toothless Hag: A 15-Minute Ghost Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
It isn’t fair! Why should Colin spend an entire week at his Aunt Kate’s house picking apples when she won’t even buy him a candy marble! Well, if life wasn’t going to be fair to him, he didn’t care about being fair. Colin cut out right after lunch and headed for the local cemetery down the road. He explored around, and stumbled upon a crypt with the bones of those long dead. Find out what happens!
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.
The Scarecrow: A 15-Minute Horror Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The scarecrow in the Williams’s field was certainly scary, and not just to crows. Bobby couldn’t say why exactly he found it as scary as he did. He just did. He told himself it was only some material filled with straw, but avoided going near it, all the same. He preferred it if he didn’t have to even think about it. The scarecrow had been there forever, or so it seemed. Ages 9+ Has CCS exercises
How do Animals Stay Cool: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health & Daily Living / Daily Activities
People sweat to stay cool. The water comes out of our skin. As it dries, it takes the heat from our body with it. This helps us to stay cool. If the water is not drying fast enough, we can sit in front of a fan. This takes the water off our bodies faster. If that is not enough, we can add more water to our skin by running through a sprinkler or going swimming. But how do animals stay cool? RL: 3.4
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
Courtney Case and the Missing Lemons: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
I never thought mum’s bad memory would lead me to another case. It was Friday evening. Mum had spent the afternoon gardening in the front yard and was enjoying a cup of tea. Dad was helping me with my homework. I would have been happy to leave it until bedtime Sunday night. Dad was aware of this and decided that we could get it all done tonight. And by “we”, I mean “me”. RL: 3.4 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.
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Jack Thayer and the Wreck of the Titanic: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 20th Century
The Seventeen-Year-Old Son of a Pennsylvania Railroad Official Tells the Moving Story of His Rescue ONE of the calmest of the passengers was young Jack Thayer, the seventeen-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Thayer. When his mother was put into the lifeboat he kissed her and told her to be brave, saying that he and his father would be all right. Educational versions have CCSS activities.
James Williams: Runaway Slave Boy: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
My name is James Williams. I was born in 1825 in Elkton, Maryland. My mother was a slave, so I was a slave. I was born in the house of William Hollingsworth, my master. Read this true story of how James Williams escaped from slavery alone, when he was just a boy of thirteen. Educational Versions have activities added to meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
My A Workbook - A PRINTABLE Coloring Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Concepts / Alphabet
Learn about the letter A in this new coloring book. With the help of this book you can learn: To see the letter A in a word, To write the letter A, and To hear the sounds the letter A makes. This book is a PRINTABLE pdf format book. Print the odd pages, turn them over and place them back in your printer, then print the even pages. Fold the book in half and staple it along the spine.

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  • Ice Scream on April 29, 2014

    WOW! This is definitely a scary tale of horror...the kind that sends goose bumps up and down your spine. You can't put it down, even though some of the mental images it conjures up makes you want to. Well worth the read!
  • Ra's Revenge on April 23, 2016

    This is a very cute story. Definitely worth reading. I love the ending!