Describes common road signs you might see around town and tells what they mean. Includes visual literacy activity.
A yellow school bus stops at the end of the street. Children climb aboard. It is the first day of school! Bus drivers help people safely arrive at school, work, and more. This title for beginning readers describes the work bus drivers do to keep the community moving.
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.
Ambulances can help save lives when people are sick or injured. Readers will learn about the different kinds of lifesaving equipment found on an ambulance. They will also learn about the paramedics and EMTs that staff these important vehicles.
Bulldozers are huge, loud, and powerful. Readers will learn all about the different parts of these mighty machines. They will also learn how operators use these tools to help clear paths, move heavy objects, and build new roads.
From bridges and streets to houses and skyscrapers, cement is an important material used in many of the structures we use every day. Readers will find out how cement mixers are used to blend, transport, and spread cement wherever it is needed.
Tall cranes tower above construction sites and line the edges of shipping ports. Readers will find out how different types of cranes are used to help build skyscrapers, load cargo ships, and much more.