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The Personal Computer

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626179691

Not even a century ago, a computer took up an entire room. Today, a computer can fit inside your pocket! Over decades of technological advancement, the personal computer has shaped the world in ways that are still being determined. This powerful invention has changed everything from the way people communicate to how we entertain ourselves. With a series of fun facts, profiles, and a timeline, this title will fascinate anyone who has ever booted up.

The Airplane

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626179653

The Wright Brothers famously made the first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. But the history of human flight goes back much further! This title details the experimentation and innovation that went into the creation of the airplane. Special features highlight important airplanes as well as pioneers who had a lasting influence on the world of air travel. Buckle up and prepare for takeoff! This exciting title is sure to interest anyone with a love of planes.

The Printing Press

Rebecca Sabelko (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626179707

Read all about it! The history of the printing press started centuries ago. Through the years, it has been used to share news, make books more affordable, and make information more accessible. And it still helps people communicate today! This title explores the history of the printing press, from its first use in the 1300s to uses tomorrow and beyond. Readers will use fun facts, profiles, and a timeline to learn all about how this life-changing invention got its start.

Space Robots

Elizabeth Noll (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034225

Exploring the universe greatly depends on space robots. They go where astronauts cannot go and survive where astronauts cannot survive. Food, water, sleep, and oxygen are not required for them to function, and radiation exposure is not a concern. Young readers curious about space will gravitate toward this high-interest title.

Factory Robots

Elizabeth Noll (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034171

General Motors brought the first factory robot to life in 1961. The 4,000-pound assembly-line robot was named Unimate. It proved it could build cars twice as fast as humans could! In this children’s tech title, the behind-the-scenes robots that make factory work fly get much-deserved attention.

Military Robots

Elizabeth Noll (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034201

Soldiers regularly put themselves in harm’s way to promote peace and protect freedom. This means they have great appreciation for their robotic stand-ins— PackBots. The remote-controlled robots especially save the day when they find hidden bombs! This book puts kids on a reading mission to discover how robots serve the military.

Flying Robots

Elizabeth Noll (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034188

The MQ-1 Predator drone served the U.S. military well for over two decades. The flying robot’s early missions were surveillance and reconnaissance. But in time, the drone became armed with Hellfire missiles for attack missions. This STEM-aligned title shows interested readers robots that don’t stay grounded.

Netflix

Sara Green (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033839

Netflix has played a role in making binge-watching a thing. Seventy percent of its users watch television series episode after episode after episode in one sitting! This children’s book rewinds Netflix back to its beginning, when the focus was mailing DVDs, and then expands upon the company’s growth over a decade.

General Mills

Sara Green (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033822

Did you know that General Mills had to invent a special puffing gun to make Kix, Cheerios, and other breakfast cereals? This title feeds young readers background information about the Minnesota-based company that created Betty Crocker and a hunger for grocery store goodies.

F-14 Tomcats

Jack David

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600142024

The F-14 Tomcat was the pride of the United States Navy for over thirty years. Students will discover the technology behind this jet fighter that made it such an effective weapon.

Lykan HyperSport

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033099

The Lykan HyperSport is a car with a big price tag. It sells for more than $3 million! One reason for the high cost is that diamonds, sapphires, rubies, or emeralds are placed in the headlights. Young students will admire this stylish car’s over-the-top special touches.

Nickelodeon

Sara Green (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626174115

As the company who brought you Rugrats, SpongeBob SquarePants, iCarly, and other loved shows, Nickelodeon has earned its rank as one of the top-rated cable networks in history. Originally called Pinwheel, this entertainment business has come a long way from dumping green slime on show contestants to earning an Academy Award for Rango, a feature film. Young readers will channel their minds to discovering more about Nickelodeon in this fun title.

Sprint Cars

Denny Von Finn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612114255

Sprint cars are small, speedy race cars that can be raced on paved or dirt tracks. They can move at over 140 miles per hour! Readers will explore the history of these compact, high-powered speed machines.

Motocross Cycles

Jack David (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612114200

Motocross racing and moto-X freestyle both require these versatile cycles. Students will learn about the origin of motocross cycles, how they are modified for racing or freestyle, and how they are used in competitions.

Monster Vehicles

Derek Zobel (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612114194

Many kinds of vehicles can be made into monster vehicles. Monster trucks are the most popular, but there are also monster motorcycles, cars, and vans! Readers will explore the history of these giants and see the variety of monster vehicles being built today.

Stock Cars

Jack David (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612114262

NASCAR has become one of the most popular sports in the country. The high speeds and tight racing draws thousands of fans to stadiums all across the United States. Students will learn about the vehicles that make incredible speed and excitement possible.

Tuner Cars

Jack David (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612114279

Working on cars has always been a great hobby. A combination of horsepower and sleek performance, tuner cars are a thrill to drive. Kids will learn how tuner car owners tweak the engine, body, and accessories of their vehicles to make for one cool ride.

Snowmobiles

Denny Von Finn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612114231

Snowmobiles are powerful machines that can be used for recreation or work. Readers will explore the history of snowmobiles and the technology behind these fast, snow-crossing vehicles.

Karts

Jack David (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612114170

Karts arent just for kids anymore! Adult karts can reach speeds up to 140 miles per hour! Students will explore the history of karts, kart technology, and how the sport of kart racing is growing in popularity.

Funny Cars

Denny Von Finn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612114132

Funny cars get their name from their appearance. Their back wheels are much larger than the front wheels. Students will learn about the history and technology behind these fast, exciting race cars.

Skateboarding Street Style

Thomas Streissguth (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612114002

Street skateboarders use railings, benches, and curbs to do tricks. Eager readers will explore the development of street style skateboarding from the 1950s to today. They will also learn about the equipment needed to safely skateboard and the competitions in which pros compete.

Surfing

Ray McClellan (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612114057

Ever wondered what it takes to ride a wave? Young readers will find out in this introduction to surfing. They will read about the history of surfing, the equipment used to ride waves, and the ways surfers compete against each other.

Indy Cars

Jack David (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612114163

Have you ever wondered how an Indy car can keep its grip on the track when traveling at 200 miles per hour? Readers will learn the history of Indy cars, Indy car technology, and how these race cars compete in long, grueling races.

Lowriders

Jack David (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612114187

Lowriders are more about appearance than speed or performance. They are more like works of art than cars. Kids will learn about the history of the lowrider craze and how it has changed over the years.

Bullet Trains

Denny Von Finn

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1600145450

Bullet trains originated in Japan. They are the fastest trains on Earth. Young readers will learn about the history of bullet trains, the technology that makes their high speeds possible, and what bullet trains may be like in the future!