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.
Joan of Arc was a young farm girl who claimed to have heard the voices of saints. She led an army in battle to drive the English out of France and put the rightful King on the throne.
After she was captured, the King and the armies did nothing to help her. She was sold to the English and put on trial for crimes against the Church.
Find out about Joan's life.
Educational Versions have CCSS Activiti
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Turtles: Shelled Creatures of Land and Sea” and is intended for beginning readers. With only 836 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the turtle. They will find out:
Do turtles have teeth?
How does a desert turtle get water?
How many eggs can a sea turtle lay?
And many more!
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.
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Jellyfish: Boogers of the Sea” and is for beginning readers. With only 930 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the jellyfish. They will find out the answers to these questions:
How does a jellyfish swim?
What is a jellyfish made of?
Does a jellyfish have a heart or a brain?
Mary Tudor was a princess who should have been a queen. Instead, her father shunned and disowned her because she was not a boy. After the deaths of her father and half brother, she had to fight those in power who sought to keep her off the throne. She was eventually crowned Queen of England.
Educational Versions have CCSS Activities.
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.
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.
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.
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!