14 Fun Facts About Pirates

Author: Maureen Musumeci

Publisher: Learning Island

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Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 20

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Pirates are thieves who roam the seas. They prey on ships to steal their cargoes and valuables. Pirates have been around ever since the invention of boats! There is even an old tale that Caesar Augustus was captured by pirates and held for ransom. This happened before he became Emperor of Rome. However, when we think of pirates, we often think of those dashing adventurers that roamed the seas seeking and stealing treasure during the 17th and 18th centuries. Can you answer these questions about pirates? What would happen to a pirate that got scurvy? What did pirates steal besides money and jewels? What is the Pirate Code? What happened to the pirate hideout on Tortuga? Who is the most ruthless of pirates? 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. 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.
14 Fun Facts About Pirates: A 15-Minute Book

Author: Maureen F. Musumeci

Publisher: Learning Island

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 30

View: 359

Pirates are thieves who roam the seas. They prey on ships to steal their cargoes and valuables. Pirates have been around ever since the invention of boats! There is even an old tale that Caesar Augustus was captured by pirates and held for ransom. This happened before he became Emperor of Rome. However, when we think of pirates, we often think of those dashing adventurers that roamed the seas seeking and stealing treasure during the 17th and 18th centuries. Can you answer these questions about pirates? What would happen to a pirate that got scurvy? What did pirates steal besides money and jewels? What is the Pirate Code? What happened to the pirate hideout on Tortuga? Who is the most ruthless of pirates? 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. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum 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 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 Mayflower

Author: Caitlind L. Alexander

Publisher: Learning Island

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 30

View: 169

You have probably heard about the Pilgrims from the time you were a small child. You may have heard how they sailed to America on a ship called the Mayflower. But how much do you really know about the Mayflower? Here are some fun facts you may not know. Do you know: How long was the Mayflower? Where on the ship did the Pilgrims sleep? Why does no one know exactly how many people were on the Mayflower? How many children were born on the Mayflower? Why did the Mayflower stay in port the first winter? 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: 6.3 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.
Buzz Aldrin: Man in Space

Author: Maureen Campbell-Musumeci

Publisher: Learning Island

ISBN:

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Buzz Aldrin is an American superstar. He gained fame as a former astronaut and the second man to walk on the moon. His military accomplishments are many. However, he was more than an astronaut. Buzz was also a husband and father, a book author, and a spokesperson for the space program. Find out more about this space hero in this 15-minute children's biography. Ages 10 and up.Reading Level: 6.9 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.
Ming Warriors vs. Musketeers

Author: Virginia Loh-Hagan

Publisher: Cherry Lake

ISBN: 9781534149137

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 834

In Battle Royale: Lethal Warriors, we have a matchup of historic magnitude. We took the deadliest warriors from two different time periods and matched them in a battle of weaponry, strength, and grit. Who will come out victorious, Ming Warriors or Musketeers? You'll have to read to find out. This series utilizes considerate text written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers. Book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.
101 Amazing Pirate Facts

Author: Children's History Press

Publisher: Children's History Press

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page:

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Children's History press is proud to present "101 Amazing Pirate Facts". Here you will find tons of pirate trivia. You will learn all about the life and times of pirates, buccaneers, privateers and corsairs in the age of sail. You will learn all about pirate slang, pirate weapons, and even why pirates often wore earrings! Plenty of pirate pictures and even a quiz to test your knowledge of all things piratical.
LEGO Amazing But True – Fun Facts About the LEGO World and Our Own!

Author: Elizabeth Dowsett

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241590096

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 162

View: 955

An eye-popping fact ebook with a LEGO twist - discover amazing information about the world! Did you know a Goliath spider weighs the same as 75 2x4 LEGO bricks? Did you know the Taj Mahal gets a mud pack treatment to remove pollution stains? Or that hummingbirds are the only birds that fly backwards? From unbelievable space and nature facts, to mind-boggling inventions and technology trivia, children will be amazed and entertained with incredible information about the LEGO world and our own. ©2022 The LEGO Group.
Florida Fun Facts

Author: Eliot Kleinberg

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781561648344

Category: Reference

Page: 222

View: 558

From theme parks to ballparks, the quirky to the educational, Miami to Tallahassee — every city and county in Florida are covered in this newly expanded edition:
Modern Coliseum

Author: Benjamin D. Lisle

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN: 9780812249224

Category: Social Science

Page: 328

View: 196

In Modern Coliseum, Benjamin D. Lisle tracks changes in stadium design and culture since World War II. Featuring over seventy-five images documenting the transformation of the American stadium over time, Modern Coliseum will be of interest to a variety of readers, from urban and architectural historians to sports fans.