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25 books of Calista Plummer

Every kid has heard their parents say it over and over. "Make sure you drink plenty of water.­" But do you know why? Because if you don't you body will actually dry out! It's called dehydration. Every day you sweat some water out of you. You also loose some every time you go to the bathroom. So you have to drink lots of water every day to replace what you lose. Find out more in this 15-­minute book.

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Simon-­Rene and Monique Braille lived in a small town in France. The town of Coupvray was 25 miles (40 km) outside Paris. Life was good for the family. Simon worked as a harness maker and leatherer. Simon was well known in the town, and his work supported his wife and three children, two girls and a boy. On January 4, 1809, the new year brought the family a new baby boy. They named him Louis.

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One of the most famous pirates to sail the seas, was Mary Reed, a female pirate! Some people spell her last name Read, but since Mary couldn't read or write, it made no difference to her.
Mary was born into a sailing family. Her father was captain of an English trading vessel. Her mother was an uncommon woman. She had sailed with her husband.
Educational Versions have CCSS Activities.

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Chief Joseph was the name given to the leader of the Nez Perce Indians by the white men who couldn't pronounce Hin-­mah-­too-­yah-­lat-­kekht (Thunder Rolling in the Mountains).
Inheriting the leadership of the Wallowa Band from his father in 1871, Joseph led his people in the Nez Perce war of 1877, the first and only war between the Nez Perce and the whites.
Educational Versions have CCSS Activities.

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26 downloads

One of the most famous pirates to sail the seas, was Mary Reed, a female pirate! Some people spell her last name Read, but since Mary couldn't read or write, it made no difference to her. Mary was born into a sailing family. Find out about the life of this girl who was raised as a boy, and who grew up to become one of only two women convicted of piracy! A 15-­minute biography.

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25 downloads

Chief Joseph was the name given to the leader of the Nez Perce by the white men who couldn't pronounce Hin-­mah-­too-­yah-­lat-­kekht (Thunder Rolling in the Mountains).
Inheriting the leadership of the Wallowa Band from his father Tuekakas in 1871, Joseph led his people in the Nez Perce war of 1877, the first and only war between the Nez Perce and the whites. Find out more in this 15-­minute book.

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25 downloads

George Washington was the first President of the United States. We know a lot of things about this man. Some of them are true. Some of them are not true. For many years, people thought George chopped down a cherry tree as a boy, but it looks like this story is not true. Here are some things that are true about George Washington. How many do you know?

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24 downloads

Every kid has heard their parents say it over and over again. "Make sure you drink plenty of water.­" But do you know why? Because if you don't you body will actually dry out! It's called dehydration. Every day you sweat some water out of you. You also loose some every time you go to the bathroom. So you have to drink lots of water every day. Includes exercises designed to meet Common Core standard

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24 downloads

Your heart is the most important organ in your body. It pushes your blood throughout your body, bringing oxygen and nutrients to your cells. Your blood also takes away dead cells, poison, and excess water. Without the heart doing its job, you would die. In fact, if your heart stops beating, you die in about four minutes! Find out more about this amazing organ. RL: 4.­8. Includes CCS exercises

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Every kid has heard their parents say it over and over again. "Make sure you drink plenty of water.­" But do you know why?
Because if you don't you body will actually dry out! It's called dehydration.
Every day you sweat some water out of you. You also loose some every time you go to the bathroom. So you have to drink lots of water every day to replace what you lose.

Find out more about what dehydration can do to you in this short 15-­minute book.
Ages 8 and up. All measurements in American and metric.

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.

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Books of Calista Plummer