Explore the building of the Panama Canal and America's involvement through engaging text and detailed illustrations.
A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses turn-of-the-century cars and how they are different from the early 1900s to today. Includes “What’s Different?” photo quiz.
From wagons and steamboats to hybrid cars and ferries, all modes of transportation have changed significantly over time. Historical photographs and accessible text combine to help young readers compare and contrast transportation from past to present.
Pioneers experienced hardships during their journey through the West, which led them on the Oregon Trail and the Santa Fe Trail. The moving and travels of these pioneers affected not only their lives, but also the American Indians, America's animals, and the country.
Long ago, it often took weeks for postal workers to deliver mail to people who lived far away. Today, mail is transported quickly by trucks and airplanes, and it usually reaches its destination in a few days. Postal workers deliver mail directly to homes, businesses, and mailboxes.
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.
Just like you, people long ago used transportation to get around. See how transportation has changed over time.