Search Results: 207 books from 1 publisher. Learn more

Carpenters

Gary Sprott (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639851

Let's explore the skillful work of carpenters! With Skilled Trade Careers: Carpenters, you'll discover how these professionals use their knowledge of math, geometry, and other subjects to turn blueprints and wood into beautiful buildings—inside and outside! Learn how you can pursue a career in this in-demand field.

Electricians

Gary Sprott (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639868

Let's put the spotlight on the exciting world of electricians! With Skilled Trade Careers: Electricians, you'll discover how these skilled workers keep homes and towns operating at full power. Find out why “green energy” and amazing technology is changing the work of these professionals, and learn how you can pursue a career in this in-demand field!

HVAC Techs

Gary Sprott (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639882

Keeping things not too hot and not too cold—that’s the tricky task of HVAC techs! Discover how these trained professionals help keep homes cool in summer and cozy in winter, food fresh, and the planet from getting too warm. Learn how you can pursue a career in this in-demand field!

Mechanics

Gary Sprott (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639875

Get revved up about the world of mechanics! With Skilled Trade Careers: Mechanics, you'll discover how these highly skilled workers keep cars, boats, planes, and more running. Find out how they use computers, diagrams, and powerful tools to diagnose problems and make repairs, and learn how you can pursue a career in this in-demand field!

Plumbers

Gary Sprott (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639844

Let's explore the fascinating work of plumbers! With Skilled Trade Careers: Plumbers, you'll discover how these professionals use their skills and training to solve mysteries, repair problems, and keep our communities clean and healthy. Learn how you can pursue a career in this in-demand field!

Welders

Gary Sprott (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639899

Spark your interest in the high-tech world of welders, where you’ll find torches, lasers, and robots! Discover how these skilled tradespeople use special training and tools to keep ships afloat, planes aloft, and buildings standing strong. Learn how you can pursue a career in this in-demand field!

Cybersecurity Experts

Madison Capitano (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639677

Technology can help us find information. But it can hide secrets, too. Identity theft? A computer attack? A murderer sending messages to police? Don’t worry, Cybersecurity Experts are on the case!

Fire Investigators

Madison Capitano (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639707

You might think that fire burns away most evidence, but not for fire investigators. Forest fires? Suspected arson? A car explosion? Don't worry, Fire Investigators are on the case!

Forensic Scientists

Madison Capitano (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639714

These dedicated scientists work with law enforcement to catch criminals and save the day! Mystery DNA? Creepy crawly evidence? Suspicious substances? Don’t worry, Forensic Scientists are on the case!

K-9 Units

Madison Capitano (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639653

Dogs can use their keen sense of smell to help law enforcement as part of teams called K-9 units. A mysterious bag in an airport? A car full of hidden drugs? A missing body in the woods? Don’t worry, K-9 Units are on the case!

Medical Examiners

Madison Capitano (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639691

Finding forensic evidence, examining murder victims, and identifying injuries are all in a day’s work for these death investigators. Dead bodies need doctors too, and Medical Examiners are on the case!

Rebecca Lee Crumpler

J. P. Miller (author) Markia Jenai (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639592

Ever since she was young, Rebecca wanted to help people feel better, even before people knew much about modern medicine. She would not let anyone stop her from becoming the first African American woman doctor in the United States. She even wrote a book about what she learned so others could learn too. In this 24-page book from the Leaders Like Us series, you'll meet an important African American leader in medicine – Rebecca Lee Crumpler!

Great Minds and Finds in Australia

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639530

What do kangaroos, movie special effects, an opera house, and electric refrigerators have in common? They all have histories in Australia, one of Earth’s seven continents. In this exciting learning adventure, Great Minds and Finds in Australia, you'll discover these great inventions and more from ancient and modern Australia!

Great Minds and Finds in Europe

Mike Downs (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639509

What do underwater cameras, bandages, the Mona Lisa, and an ice cave all have in common? They have all histories in Europe, one of Earth’s seven continents. In this exciting learning adventure, Great Minds and Finds in Europe, you'll discover these great inventions and more from ancient and modern Europe!

Great Minds and Finds in North America

Mike Downs (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639516

What do eyeglasses, fossils, chewing gum, and color television all have in common? They all have histories in North America, one of Earth’s seven continents. In this exciting learning adventure, Great Minds and Finds in North America, you'll discover these great inventions and more from ancient and modern North America!

Great Minds and Finds in South America

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639523

What do telescopes, rainforests, earthquake-proof buildings, and lizards all have in common? They have histories in South America, one of Earth’s seven continents. In this exciting learning adventure, Great Minds and Finds in South America, you'll discover these great inventions and more from ancient and modern South America!

Great Minds and Finds in Africa

Mike Downs (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639493

What do writing, surgery, glaciers, and fossils have in common? They all have histories in Africa, one of Earth’s seven continents. In this exciting learning adventure, Great Minds and Finds in Africa, you'll discover these great inventions and more from ancient and modern Africa!

Great Minds and Finds in Antarctica

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639660

What do ancient ice, deep-sea creatures, a red waterfall, and amazing journeys have in common? They all have histories in Antarctica, one of Earth’s seven continents. In this exciting learning adventure, Great Minds and Finds in Antarctica, you'll discover these great inventions and more from ancient and modern Antarctica!

Great Minds and Finds in Asia

Mike Downs (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639486

What do kites, writing, gunpowder, and the number zero have in common? They all have histories in Asia, the world’s largest continent! In this exciting learning adventure, Great Minds and Finds in Asia, you'll discover these great inventions and more from ancient and modern Asia!

Erosion

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179836

This book focuses on erosion and discusses the effects it has on the current landscape and the way it impacts Earth.

Invention of Flight

Mike Downs (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731629852

Aviation is an example of the incredible power of technology. From the simplest glider to the most impressive jet engine, aviation has played a role in entertainment, the military, travel, and more. Flying technology also saves and improves lives around the world. It Changed the World: Invention of Flight provides readers with a before-and-after look at the way the world changed with the development of flying technology. Each book in the NGSS-aligned It Changed the World series introduces readers to some amazing inventions. Interesting facts and vivid photos show how these inventions changed, and continue to change, the lives of people around the world. Each book includes a glossary, comprehension questions, and an extension activity for further learning.

Invention of Space Exploration

Mike Downs (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731629869

Space exploration is one of humanity's most incredible accomplishments. In just a few decades, people went from dreaming about space to actually exploring it. Space technology has helped us explore other planets and learn more about our own. It Changed the World: Invention of Space Exploration provides readers with a before-and-after look at the way the world has changed. Each book in the NGSS-aligned It Changed the World series introduces readers to some amazing inventions. Interesting facts and vivid photos show how these inventions changed, and continue to change, the lives of people around the world. Each book includes a glossary, comprehension questions, and an extension activity for further learning.

Invention of Phones

Jennifer Reed (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731629883

It’s hard to imagine life without phones. From the earliest electric telegraph to today’s powerful technology, phones have played a huge role in history. The invention of phones changed how the world communicates. It Changed the World: Invention of Phones provides readers with a before-and-after look at the way the world has changed. Each book in the NGSS-aligned It Changed the World series introduces readers to some amazing inventions. Interesting facts and vivid photos show how these inventions changed, and continue to change, the lives of people around the world. Each book includes a glossary, comprehension questions, and an extension activity for further learning.

Invention of Robotics

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731629876

The introduction of robotics in manufacturing, medicine, exploration, and many other fields has created a world of robots that assist and sometimes replace people in all kinds of jobs. Robots have a tremendous impact on our world. They do jobs that no human has ever done or is capable of doing. It Changed the World: Invention of Robotics provides readers with a before-and-after look at the way the world has changed. Each book in the NGSS-aligned It Changed the World series introduces readers to some amazing inventions. Interesting facts and vivid photos show how these inventions changed, and continue to change, the lives of people around the world. Each book includes a glossary, comprehension questions, and an extension activity for further learning.

Invention of Electricity

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731629890

For thousands of years, humans survived without electricity. They employed fire, solar energy, water, wind, and animal power to get things done. People's lives changed dramatically when Thomas Edison and other engineering pioneers figured out how to harness the power of electricity and put it to use for just about everything in modern life. It Changed the World: Invention of Electricity provides readers with a before-and-after look at the way the world has changed. Each book in the NGSS-aligned It Changed the World series introduces readers to some amazing inventions. Interesting facts and vivid photos show how these inventions changed, and continue to change, the lives of people around the world. Each book includes a glossary, comprehension questions, and an extension activity for further learning.