Originally built in 1921 to race in the ocean, a sailboat named Bernida captures the attention and heart of a Michigan sailor. He buys the boat and brings her to the Bayview Yacht Club in Detroit. In 1925 the sailor enters Bernida in the very first Port Huron to Mackinac Island Race.
Walter the ferry dog loved to greet cars as they came on board each morning. Fetching the captain's newspaper and tasting the cook's bacon were Walter's other important jobs. Cupcake the Cat was just about the only thing Walter disliked about being a ferry dog. One rainy day the waves were rough and no one was paying much attention to Walter. Even worse, Cupcakes was poking him with her paw and playing tricks as Walter was being blamed. He decided it was time to leave the ferry! Once on land he ran, and ran, and ran. Soon the day darkened, and Walter was lost and exhausted. Wondering who would do his jobs on the ferry, he felt a familiar poke from a familiar paw. Would Cupcake help him get back to ferry where he belonged?
From bikes to balloons, from ships to trains, readers will discover many different modes of transportation in this exciting title! The vibrant photos, captivating maps, and helpful mathematical diagrams and charts will have children excited to learn about transportation while being given opportunities to practice their developing mathematical and STEM skills through addition.
Take a trip to the city and practice addition! This charming title follows the story of a family who visits the city for the day, discovering how many ways addition and early STEM skills are a part of transportation and daily life. Students will add ticket prices, travel times, passengers, taxis, and more! Vibrant images, fun practice problems, and helpful mathematical charts help young readers practice addition and early STEM themes. This book makes addition fun and encourages children to see what they can add in their daily lives!
Find two-dimensional shapes while traveling on a train! This enjoyable title teaches children about geometry, encouraging them to discover familiar shapes like circles, triangles, and rectangles all around them. This book also challenges young readers to learn new STEM skills and geometry terms like octagon, parallel, and vertices! Find circles on the train's wheels! Find parallel rectangles on train tracks! Vivid images, clear examples, and helpful mathematical charts all simplify geometry and encourage children to find new geometric shapes all around them!
Find two-dimensional shapes while traveling on an airplane! This exciting title teaches children about geometry, encouraging them to find familiar shapes like circles, triangles, and rectangles all around them. This book also challenges young readers to learn new STEM skills and geometry terms like octagon, parallel, and vertices! Find triangles on an airplane's wings! Find rectangles on airport signs! Vivid images, clear examples, and helpful mathematical charts all simplify geometry and encourage children to find new geometric shapes all around them, whether it be on an airplane or right at home!
Take a closer look at the automobile by exploring Henry Ford's assembly-line production, auto safety, hazards of smog and pollution as well as potential cars of the future. This book includes vocabulary related to auto parts and auto function.
All aboard! It's time to learn about trains from their humble beginning of the steam engine and chugs to the diesel-electric trains of today including the unique construction of the tracks and wheels, as well as the multitude of jobs that exists in the world of locomotives.
Explore the history and function of planes including the vital role that planes played in World War II and their transition into commercial travel. Readers will enjoy reading about famous people in aviation including the Wright brothers, Charles Lindbergh, and Amelia Earhart while learning the basic principles of aerodynamics. Book includes vocabulary related to the history and function of planes.