Lewis and Clark were commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson to find a water route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. The men were also asked to explore the newly purchased Louisiana Territory. They never found a water route, but they successfully documented information about the new lands.
Supercross riders cruise at high speeds through sharp turns and big jumps. Kids will learn about the history of supercross, the equipment required to race, and the huge events that take place inside sports arenas around the world.
High speeds, superior handling, and sleek design are all features of super cars. Readers will learn about the history and technology of these extreme sports cars as well as how they are developed and used today.
The army is one of the largest ground forces in the world. Discover how they use the latest technology to outfit their troops and vehicles for battle.
When the children on the bus get a substitute driver who they think has too many rules, they quickly learn that following rules isn't a bad idea as they get caught in a storm and Mr. Goldfluss keeps them safe until the storm passes.
ATVs can be used for both work and play. Riders have many different models to choose from. Students will learn about the history of ATVs, the technology used in their design and performance, and how they can traverse almost any kind of terrain.
No other kind of motorcycle can rival the performance of a sport bike. Young readers will find out why these bikes are the fastest, most powerful, and most agile motorcycles made today.