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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.

Travel and Transport

Gerry Bailey (author) Adam Linley (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688431

What will life be like in 100 years time? Humans will be living in outer space quite soon. Probably within the next 50 years - that's in the reader's lifetime - there'll be at least one small group of scientists inhabiting a different planet.

Action! Explore

Gerry Bailey, Felicia Law (author), Iralu (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781910828458

The book examines the ways we move across our planet on land, on and in the water, in the air, and in space. And it looks at the science that lets us! A combination of action photography and both factual and cartoon illustrations,bring this STEM-based project alive.

Action! Race

Gerry Bailey & Felicia Law (author), Iralu (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781910828441

The book examines the ways we move across our planet on land, on and in the water, in the air, and in space. And it looks at the science that lets us! A combination of action photography and both factual and cartoon illustrations,bring this STEM-based project alive.

Action! Long Ago

Gerry Bailey, Felicia Law (author), Iralu (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781910828434

The book examines the ways we move across our planet on land, on and in the water, in the air, and in space. And it looks at the science that lets us! A combination of action photography and both factual and cartoon illustrations,bring this STEM-based project alive.

Action! Sport

Gerry Bailey, Felicia Law (author), Iralu (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781910828427

The book examines the ways we move across our planet on land, on and in the water, in the air, and in space. And it looks at the science that lets us! A combination of action photography and both factual and cartoon illustrations,bring this STEM-based project alive.

Action! Rescue

Gerry Bailey, Felicia Law (author), Iralu (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781910828410

The book examines the ways we move across our planet on land, on and in the water, in the air, and in space. And it looks at the science that lets us! A combination of action photography and both factual and cartoon illustrations,bring this STEM-based project alive.

Action! Travel

Gerry Bailey, Felicia Law (author), Iralu (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781910828403

The book examines the ways we move across our planet on land, on and in the water, in the air, and in space. And it looks at the science that lets us! A combination of action photography and both factual and cartoon illustrations, bring this STEM-based project alive.

Building a Highway

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681518749

Elementary readers will follow the sequence of the process taken to build a highway from the proposal, planning, and actual construction. A progressive visual timeline builds throughout the book. A table of contents, glossary, books and websites, and an index are included.

Building a Subway

Annie C. Holdren (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681518725

Elementary readers will follow the sequence of the process taken to build an extension of a subway system, from the proposal, planning, tunnel digging, and construction of the train and tracks. A progressive visual timeline builds throughout the book. A table of contents, glossary, books and websites, and an index are included.

Trains

Wendy Strobel Dieker (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517315

This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about trains and how they transport people and oil.

Race Cars

Wendy Strobel Dieker (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517292

This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about race cars and how they keep drivers safe during races.

Motorcycles

Wendy Strobel Dieker (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517285

This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about motorcycle and what makes them so exciting to ride.

Airplanes

Wendy Strobel Dieker (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517261

This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about airplanes and how they fly.

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.

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.

Airplanes from Then to Now

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490449

The technological history of airplanes is brought to life with photo-driven design, clear text, and an integrated timeline, making this an excellent resource for elementary students. Bird envy drove aviation history. We studied bird wings to understand flight and made gliders. Then the Wright Brothers said, “Let’s add an engine!” and we left birds in the dust. Since then, we’ve flown faster, better, and bigger. What will happen next? Can Boeing or Airbus bring us hypersonic passenger jets? Would you ride in a self-flying taxi drone?

Tractors

Kirsty Holmes (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647475611

It's a busy day at Happy Valley Farm and the farmer llama needs your help! Take a tour of the farm as you learn all about tractors. Be sure to pay attention so you can pass your farmhands quiz and earn your llama-diploma. Cheerful illustrations and farm-tastic puns make learning about farmer llama's farm machines llots of fun!

Passenger Planes

Wendy Hinote Lanier (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641855143

Gives readers a close-up look at passenger planes. With colorful spreads featuring fun facts, sidebars, labeled diagrams, and a "How It Works" feature, the book provides an engaging overview of this amazing aircraft.

Passenger Trains

Christina Leighton (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034034

Passenger trains have all kinds of cars—baggage cars, lounge cars, dining cars, and sleeper cars. They often need to keep riders comfortable for multi-day trips. This title shows beginning readers a train type that works day and night to take passengers long distances.

Freight Trains

Christina Leighton (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034003

The average freight car can hold 200,000 pounds. This is equal to the weight of 15 male bush elephants! Early readers will be impressed by the powerful freight trains in this book moving heavy loads of food, coal, oil, and more!

Monorails

Christina Leighton (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034027

Ever ride a train on an elevated track around a zoo, an airport, or an amusement park? If so, you’ve traveled by monorail. In this book, new readers will see many scenic aerial views offered by the off-the-ground trains that move on single rails.

Helicopters

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033624

Helicopters are among the most mission-oriented machines. They often get their rotors spinning to pick up a sick or injured person, to a military zone, or to help with a wildfire. In this book, helicopters lift off, spin, and land for early readers.

Earth Movers

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033617

The first step of any construction project is preparing the site for building. The job requires earth movers to rip, dig, level, and move ground. This children’s title, grounded in facts, lets young readers dig into learning about the action-packed work of earth movers.

Concrete Mixers

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033600

A drum and a chute make a concrete mixer unique from other construction equipment. The first part has a spiral-shaped inside for mixing concrete. The second part shoots concrete out of the machine. Beginning readers will want to turn the pages of this title about concrete mixers!