Explores the Titanic and how that event has sculpted societies, the sciences, and politics.
Explore the building of the Panama Canal and America's involvement through engaging text and detailed illustrations.
Maps, diagrams, and illustrations explain the tools and methods of navigation throughout history. Readers can make connections between early methods of navigation and their own experiences.
Get close to the battlefield in one of the most heavily armed gunships in the world. The AC-130 has enough firepower to take out enemy tanks and other armored vehicles. Learn about the history of the AC-130, its weapons and features, and how it supports ground troops in their missions.
The Sea Dragon is the largest and heaviest helicopter in the United States military. It can transport troops and haul cargo. It is also used to detect and blow up mines in dangerous waters. Read about the history of the Sea Dragon, the tools it uses to detect mines, and its role in keeping our waters safe.
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.
In this exciting and engaging nonfiction book, readers learn about the Wright Brothers, the history of aviation, how air travel has changed the way people work and live, and the important parts that make the plane fly! Using informational text, vibrant photos, an interesting timeline, and intriguing facts, this book will have readers wanting to learn everything they can about airplanes!