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In the days not long after the pharaohs in Egypt, there lived a woman in China. Leizu (say lee - zhoo) was an empress. She lived in a beautiful palace in China. The palace had a huge garden filled with many trees and flowers.
Leizu and her husband, Hoangti loved to walk through their gardens.
The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.

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In the days not long after the pharaohs in Egypt, there lived a woman in China. Leizu (say lee - zhoo) was an empress. She lived in a beautiful palace in China. The palace had a huge garden filled with many trees and flowers.
Leizu and her husband, Hoangti loved to walk through their gardens. Read of how she discovered the secret of turning the cocoon of the silkworm into into silk cloth.

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Many years ago cities were built high on a hill. They had great stone walls around them that stood as tall as three or four men. The walls were built to keep out enemies.
In those old days cities were each ruled by a different king or lord. These cities often went to war with one another. Lords would try to capture nearby cities. Find out what happens when one town is attacked. Has CCSS exercises

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In the summer of 1862, we were living in the State of Minnesota. There I had a most remarkable experience.
We lived about a mile from the town of Lac Qui Parle.
There were only father, mother, and myself. I am Susanna. We had moved to Minnesota three years before. My parents moved to restore their health. They were feeble and needed a change of climate.
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Joseph II of Austria was a complicated man. He loved his subjects and was willing to do anything for them. Unfortunately for them, in his mind that meant telling them how to do everything!
Joseph had been raised to believe that, as royalty, he was smarter and better than anyone else. He believed that being kind to them meant treating them like children. After all, wasn't a ruler supposed to be like a doting parent, always instructing his children? Unfortunately for Joseph, the people saw it more as meddling.
Between trying to do what was best for his people and trying to please his overbearing mother, Joseph had a very complicated life. Read about it in this short 15-­Minute biography.

Ages 8 and up.
Reading Level: 6.­6

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Joseph II of Austria was a complicated man. He loved his subjects and was willing to do anything for them. Unfortunately for them, in his mind that meant telling them how to do everything! Joseph had been raised to believe that, as royalty, he was smarter and better than anyone else. He believed that being kind to them meant treating them like children. 15-­minute bio. Has CCS exercises.

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Joseph II of Austria was a complicated man. He loved his subjects and was willing to do anything for them. Unfortunately for them, in his mind that meant telling them how to do everything! Joseph had been raised to believe that, as royalty, he was smarter and better than anyone else. He believed that being kind to them meant treating them like children. Learn about him in this 15 minute biography.

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It was a calm, sunny day in the year 1750. The scene: a piece of forest land in the north of Virginia, near a large stream of water.
Surveying equipment was lying about, and several men were resting under the trees. Their dress and appearance showed that they were laying out the wild lands of the country.
Find out what George Washington did in this book!
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