Originally built in 1921 to race in the ocean, a sailboat named Bernida captures the attention and heart of a Michigan sailor. He buys the boat and brings her to the Bayview Yacht Club in Detroit. In 1925 the sailor enters Bernida in the very first Port Huron to Mackinac Island Race.
To young to drive? Then be a race car crew chief in this graphic high interest book.
Pedal It! celebrates the humble bicycle from the very first boneshakers to the sleek racing bikes of today, from handlebars to spokes to gear sprocketsand shows you why and how bikes can make the world a better place. Not only can bikes be used to power computers and generators, they can also reduce pollution, promote wellness and get a package across a crowded cityfast! Informative but not didactic, Pedal It! encourages young readers to be part of the joy of cycling.
In Bicycles, early fluent readers explore the physics behind this popular children's vehicle. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how a bicycle works. An infographic illustrates how a bicycle frame distributes a rider's weight, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about paper airplanes using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Paper Airplanes also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Bicycles is part of Jump!'s Early Physics Fun series.
In Race Cars, early readers will learn about the parts of race cars that help their drivers win races. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover the unique features of these machines. A labeled diagram helps readers identify the parts of a race car, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about race cars online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Race Cars also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and index. Race Cars is part of Jump!'s Machines at Work series.
Follow the adventures of a boy named Kip and his clumsy dog, Pip, while learning words in the –ip word family.
This fast-moving book about motorbikes uses dynamic photos and interesting facts to explain the basics of how they work. Topics include the motor, tires, going fast and slow, steering and countersteering, and driving safety. A quiz at the end tests the reader's knowledge.