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I'll Be a Truck Driver

Connie Colwell Miller (author) Silvia Baroncelli (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514826

Readers follow along with an over-the-road truck driver as a young boy pretends to be a semi-truck driver hauling a load of oranges from a Florida orchard to a store across the country. Includes a glossary of truck-driving terms and an activity that lets readers practice mapping a route across a state.

Building a Tunnel

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681515151

This book for elementary readers highlights the sequence of events from idea to a finished tunnel. Full-color photographs and a timeline support each step of the project's process, from the design and preparations to the construction and finishing details. A glossary, further resources, author's note, and an index are included.

Big Rigs

Wendy Strobel Dieker (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514543

This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about semi trucks and how they are used to haul deliveries across the country.

Fire Trucks

Wendy Strobel Dieker (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514550

This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about fire engines and how they carry firefighters and their equipment to help put out fires.

Garbage Trucks

Wendy Strobel Dieker (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514567

This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about garbage trucks and how they pick up trash in order to keep communities clean.

Pickup Trucks

Wendy Strobel Dieker (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514574

This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about the role of pickup trucks in helping people haul large items.

Tanker Trucks

Wendy Strobel Dieker (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514581

This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about semi trucks that haul liquid and dry bulk

Tow Trucks

Wendy Strobel Dieker (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514598

This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about tow trucks and how they haul wrecked vehicles from accident scenes or other scenarios.

Building a Bridge

Angie Smibert (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681515106

This book for elementary readers highlights the sequence of events from idea to a finished bridge. Full-color photographs and a timeline support each step of the project's process, from the design and preparations to the construction and finishing details. A glossary, further resources, author's note, and an index are included.

Channel Tunnel

Vanessa Black (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965753

In Channel Tunnel, early fluent readers explore the mechanics behind this underwater engineering marvel. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they cross the English Channel in style. An infographic illustrates where the tunnel was built, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the Channel Tunnel using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Channel Tunnel also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Golden Gate Bridge

Nikole Brooks Bethea (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965760

In Golden Gate Bridge, early fluent readers explore the mechanics behind this steel engineering marvel. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about this iconic American bridge. An infographic illustrates parts of the bridge, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the Golden Gate Bridge using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Golden Gate Bridge also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Panama Canal

Vanessa Black (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965814

In Panama Canal, early fluent readers explore the mechanics behind this important engineering marvel. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about this crucial waterway. An infographic illustrates how the canal works, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the Panama Canal using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Panama Canal also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Getting from place to place in my community

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119773

Travel and transportation can be different in cities, suburbs, and small towns. This book encourages children to look at their communities and identify the types of transportation used to move people and goods. They will then compare and contrast how people and goods are moved in different kinds of communities, based on their locations.

A Tunnel Runs Through

Crystal Sikkens (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118516

Engineers design tunnels to help solve transportation challenges for people everywhere. Young readers will learn about the steps in the engineering design process and see what shapes and materials are used in construction to make tunnels stable. A link to interactive activities online plus an activity in the book allow readers to create tunnels that can withstand weight, weather, water, and natural disasters!

A Bridge Goes Over

Kylie Burns (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118547

Engineers design bridges to help solve the challenges of barriers that block the movement of people. Young readers will learn about the steps in the engineering design process and see how different types of bridges suit different types of obstacles. They will also discover what materials are used in construction to make bridges stable. A link to interactive activities online plus an activity in the book allow readers to create bridges that stand up to the forces of extreme weather and natural disasters.

Bertha Takes a Drive

Jan Adkins (author)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580896962

In this nonfiction joyride, Bertha Benz and her sons drive across Germany in the world's first automobile. It's 1888 and Bertha Benz's husband, Karl, has invented the prototype Benz motorwagen. But the German government declares the vehicle illegal, and the church calls it the devil's work. Unbeknownst to her husband, Bertha steals away with her two sons and drives nearly one hundred miles to prove just how amazing the motorwagen is. Bertha's mechanical savvy gets the boys to Grandma's house safely, and the remarkable mother/son road trip reduces global concern about moving vehicles.

Alphabet Boats

Samantha R. Vamos (author) Ryan O'Rourke (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580897310

Set sail and learn the ABCs with a boat for each letter! Discover twenty-six types of vessels, from the more common -- canoe and motorboat-- to the unusual -- umiak and Q-boat. Just like in Alphabet Trucks and Alphabet Trains, colorful art includes the letters of the alphabet hidden (and not-so-hidden) in supporting roles in the illustrations. The text features familiar as well as unusual boats from around the world, packing in tons of instant kid appeal, and upper and lowercase letters are integrated into the action of the art rather than solely in the typography. Back matter includes age-appropriate facts about each featured boat.

Red Light, Green Light

Michael Taylor (author) Srimalie Bassani (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683428190

What must you do when the light is red? And what about green? A girl in the car and a boy on the street are about to find out. Paired to the nonfiction title Street Signs.

What Is This?

Carolyn Kisloski (author) Chiara Fiorentino (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683428060

Guess what I am thinking. I will tell you the color and specific things about the car. Do you know what it is? Paired to the nonfiction title Emergency Vehicles.

Coding in Transportation

Elizabeth Noll (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035765

Did you know that the average car has more than a dozen computers inside? Without computers and the coding that controls them, today’s transportation would look a lot different. Young readers will love exploring how coding helps us get around in this fascinating read.

Highways

Chris Bowman (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035642

Drivers who need to quickly get from one place to another use highways! In this title for emergent readers, the construction, materials, and science of highways are presented in a straightforward way with simple text, crisp photos, and engaging special features.

How Does It Fly? Propeller Plane

Nancy Robinson Masters (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800785

The earliest airplanes all used propellers to fly. Find out how these planes work and how they were used.

Motorcycles

Chris Bowman (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034638

With a top speed of 183 miles per hour, the 2015 Kawasaki Ninja H2 motorcycle is one impressive speed machine! But not all motorcycles are designed for speed. Some are made for cruising the country. Others go off road! This title allows young readers to explore the enticing world of motorcycles.

The First Flight

Nikole Brooks Bethea (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968693

In The First Flight, readers will learn about the science and technology the Wright brothers used to develop the first powered flight. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn about the challenges the brothers had to overcome to get a flying machine in the air and how this super science feat continues to help us develop airplanes.

Pickup Trucks

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566608220

A kindergarten-level introduction to pickup trucks, covering their purpose, where they are found, their drivers, and such defining features as their cabs, beds, and tailgates.