The Case of the Stolen Sea Dragon

The Case of the Stolen Sea Dragon

Author: Caitlind L. Alexander

Publisher: Learning Island

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Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 25

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Someone has stolen a leafy sea dragon from the pet store. Jamie and Kendall’s friend Jarren Jones asks for their help. The store owner thinks Jarren has stolen it. Can they help him figure out who really took it? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do! Similar to the old Encyclopedia Brown mysteries, these short mysteries give kids all the clues they need to solve the mystery, before revealing the answer on the last page, helping kids learn common sense and attention to detail. Ages 8 and up. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books also work well as hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.

Meet the Sea Dragon

Meet the Sea Dragon

Author: Caitlind L. Alexander

Publisher: Learning Island

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 25

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This book is a shortened version of our popular “Sea Dragons: Animals in Disguise” and is intended for beginning readers. With only 819 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the sea dragon. They will find out the answers to these questions: What is a sea dragon? How big are the smallest sea dragons? Where are a sea dragon’s bones? Does the sea dragon mother or the sea dragon father have the babies? What do sea dragons eat? And many more! LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books are appropriate for hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.

Meet The Animals; Book 1

Meet The Animals; Book 1

Author: Caitlind L. Alexander

Publisher: Learning Island

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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

The Case of the Soccer Steal: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery

The Case of the Soccer Steal: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery

Author: Caitlind L. Alexander

Publisher: Learning Island

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Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 30

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“I had to go toward the front of the school,” Miss Barker interrupted. “My cell phone doesn’t work that well at the back.” “I was gone for about ten minutes. While I was gone, someone went into my classroom and took twenty dollars from my purse. I know it was someone from this team since no one else is around,” she said in an accusing tone. Who took the money? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do. Similar to the old Encyclopedia Brown series, kids get to test their wits and powers of observation against our detectives. These books help kids learn the vital skills of logic and attention to detail in a fun, easy way. Ages 8 and up. Educational Versions include exercises designed to meet Common Core standards. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books also work well as hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.

The Case of the Bird’s Beak

The Case of the Bird’s Beak

Author: Caitlind L. Alexander

Publisher: Learning Island

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Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 20

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“Before we go to lunch, I need you all to think about the talks that you have heard,” Miss Tate said. “One of the reports has a problem with it. Can anyone tell me what that talk was, and what the problem was?” she asked. Jamie thought back to all the talks she had heard that day. Mostly she thought about her own talk. Did she get something wrong? She couldn’t think of anything. Three students have given a report on their collections, but something is wrong with one of them. See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before Jamie Broderick does. Similar to the old Encyclopedia Brown mysteries, these short mysteries give kids all the clues they need to solve the mystery, before revealing the answer on the last page, helping kids learn common sense and attention to detail. Ages 8 and up. Reading Level: 2.5 LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books also work well as hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.

The Werewolf of Walther Point: A 15-Minute Horror Story for Brave Souls

The Werewolf of Walther Point: A 15-Minute Horror Story for Brave Souls

Author: Caitlind L. Alexander

Publisher: Learning Island

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Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 30

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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. And I could smell most strongly the one thing I wanted more than anything else in the world right now. The thing that made my stomach ache with hunger. Sweet, young, tender flesh about fifteen years old. A werewolf's favorite meal. Find out what happens to the people in the cabin in this 15-minute tale of terror. Ages 9 and up. Educational Versions have exercises designed to meet Common Core standards. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.

Owls: Silent Hunters of the Sky

Owls: Silent Hunters of the Sky

Author: Caitlind L. Alexander

Publisher: Learning Island

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 30

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Owls are birds. They have a round, bird-shaped body with feathers. They also have large wings. Their wings are very big for the size of their body. Most owls are brown, tan and white. Some of them are all white or all brown. These colors help the owl blend into nature. Learn what an owl looks like, where it lives, what it eats, who are its enemies, how babies are born, and other fun facts. RL: 2.9

Anacondas: Huge Snakes That Squeeze

Anacondas: Huge Snakes That Squeeze

Author: Caitlind L. Alexander

Publisher: Learning Island

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Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 30

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Anacondas are snakes. They can be very BIG snakes. Like all snakes, they have a long, thin body. They have no feet or legs, and their skin is covered in scales. There are four different types of anacondas. The different kinds are different colors. Green anacondas are the biggest snakes in the world. Help kids learn about the huge anaconda snake in this exciting 15-minute book. Reading level: 3.9

Parrots: Birds That Talk

Parrots: Birds That Talk

Author: Caitlind L. Alexander

Publisher: Learning Island

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Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 30

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A parrot is a bird. Many parrots are very colorful birds. They can be green, blue, yellow, red, black, and white. Many of them have three or four colors. There are many different kinds of parrots. In fact, if you include all the birds in the parrot family, there are over 390 different kinds of parrots. Have children learn about parrots in this fun 15-minute book. Reading level: 3.1

Molly Pitcher and the Battle of Monmouth

Molly Pitcher and the Battle of Monmouth

Author: Caitlind L. Alexander

Publisher: Learning Island

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Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 30

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It was June 28th, 1778. The Americans were at war with the British. On that day the American army was beside the Delaware River. They were at a place called Monmouth. Mary Hays was there too. Her husband William was a soldier. Most people called Mary Molly. Find out how Molly helps the soldiers, and how she even acted like a soldier herself in this exciting 15-minute book. Reading level: 2.7

Giant Squid: Monsters of the Deep

Giant Squid: Monsters of the Deep

Author: Caitlind L. Alexander

Publisher: Learning Island

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Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 30

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What is a giant squid? Giant squid are strange looking animals. They are a long tube with a head and arms sticking out the front. They are also big. A giant squid can be 60 feet (18.3 metres) long from its tail to the tip of its longest arms. It can weigh more than 1,000 pounds (454 kg). That is a HUGE animal! Some people have said giant squid are even bigger. But scientists think that they were pulling on the squid's arms to make them longer when they were measuring. Find out more about this amazing animal and learn the answers to these questions: What is the body of a giant squid called? What shape is a squid's brain? How big are a giant squid's eyes? What color is a giant squid's blood? And more. Learn what a giant squid looks like, where it lives, what it eats, who are its enemies, how babies are born, and other fun facts. Reading Level 3.4 Ages 7 - 10 All measurements in American and metric. Learning Island believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books are appropriate for hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.

14 Fun Facts About the U. S. Flag

14 Fun Facts About the U. S. Flag

Author: Caitlind L. Alexander

Publisher: Learning Island

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 30

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The United States flag is the emblem of our country, symbolizing the beginning of our country. Through the years the flag has changed many times, but its meaning has not. It stands for liberty, justice, freedom and honor. Here are some fun facts you may not know about our flag. Do you know: Who designed the first flag (Hint: It wasn't Betsy Ross)? How many stars and stripes were on the Star Spangled Banner flag? Where does the name "Old Glory" come from? When was the Pledge of Allegiance written and why? How many stars did the first official flag of the United States have? And more. Find out the answers to these questions and more and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts. Ages 8 and up. All measurements in American and metric. Reading Level: 6.8 LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books are appropriate for hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.