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Ships

Thomas K. Adamson (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033389

How can aircraft carriers support heavy jets and helicopters without sinking? Why do cruise ships the size of cities stay afloat, but submarines often disappear underwater? This title answers the questions bobbing in young readers’ minds as they learn about a fleet of diverse ships.

Backhoes

Chris Bowman (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033303

Digging deep in the dirt. This is what a backhoe is built to do, with its long arm and bucket scoop. No muscular man or woman with a shovel in hand can match the machine’s strength. Young readers will dig this title that breaks down how backhoes work.

Dump Trucks

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033334

In need of a giant hauler? Bring in the dump truck! The big truck looks very much like a heavy-duty sandbox on wheels. It moves dirt, rocks, and other loose loads. This book geared toward beginning readers spills basic facts about dump trucks.

Fire Trucks

Chris Bowman (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033341

With lights flashing and siren blaring, a fire truck can make a dramatic entrance. And it often has to. There are fires to put out and people to save! The bright red rescue machines featured in this title will capture the full attention of young readers.

Monster Trucks

Chris Bowman (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033365

Revving up a ramp and then flying over parked cars. This is just one monster truck stunt. The supercharged machine exists to show off, and to do so in extreme fashion. The monster trucks in this book will shock elementary-age readers with their jumps, spins, and more!

Garbage Trucks

Thomas K. Adamson (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033358

Trash cans and dumpsters are the weights garbage trucks lift with their robotic arms. Once lifted, the bins lose their weight, being flipped upside down and emptied into the trucks’ hoppers. In this low-level title, children will pick up a basic knowledge of garbage trucks.

Cranes

Chris Bowman (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033327

Boom and jib. These are two crane parts with fun names. They are the long arms of the machine, moving to lift heavy materials to skyscraper heights. In this low-level read, children will learn how the many parts of a crane work together to build towering structures.

Airplanes

Thomas K. Adamson (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033297

An airplane taking off and disappearing into the clouds is a remarkable sight. It’s like a bird’s flight taken to a new level. In fact, only the Ruppell’s griffon vulture can fly as high, at heights above 30,000 feet! This title will get beginning readers off the ground and soaring.

Police Cars

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033372

Often racing at high speeds, police cars command attention on the road. Their blue and red lights signal other cars to either pull over or get out of the way. This book will offer young students the thrills of an exciting ride-along in a cop car.

Tow Trucks

Kay Manolis (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110431

A car breaks down on the road and the driver pulls over to call a tow truck. The tow truck will take the car to a repair shop! Find out the different parts of a tow truck and how it is able to transport other vehicles. Blastoff! Series

Tractors

Mary Lindeen (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110448

These machines are very important in keeping a farm running smoothly. A tractor pulls other machines through the field. Plow through this book as a tractor pulls a plow, a planter, or a mower. Blastoff! Series

Trucks

Mary Lindeen (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110462

Did you know that some big trucks have 18 wheels? All different kinds of trucks travel the roads daily. Young readers will learn about pickup trucks, big rigs, and monster trucks in this simple introduction. Blastoff! Series

Trains

Mary Lindeen (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110455

All aboard! There are all different kinds of trains that accomplish various tasks. Speed along with a bullet train, go underground with a subway train, or hop aboard a freight train as it transports goods. Blastoff! Series

Monster Trucks

Kay Manolis (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110318

A monster truck rolls over a car and crunches it under its huge wheels. Monster trucks are giant pickup trucks that can race around a track. Kids will roar with excitement as monster trucks dominate this books pages. Blastoff! Series

Cranes

M. T. Martin (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110233

Rising high into the sky, cranes are the tallest machines on a construction site. They lift and move equipment from one part of the site to another. This book explains how these tall machines help build bridges, skyscrapers, and other structures. Blastoff! Series

Ships

Mary Lindeen (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110394

These huge machines travel on the ocean and have many different uses. A ship has a huge engine and sometimes uses sails. Join the captain of a cargo ship, a supertanker, or a cruise ship, and sail the seas! Blastoff! Series

Police Cars

Kay Manolis (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110349

Why do police cars patrol the streets? Police cars help police officers fight crime and stop people from driving dangerously. Get a look into these cars and the equipment police use inside them. Blastoff! Series

Graders

Mary Lindeen (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110295

A new road needs to be built, but first a grader must flatten the dirt underneath. A grader uses a blade to push the dirt down and prepare the way for a new road. Students will discover other jobs this powerful machine performs in this early introduction. Blastoff! Series

Snowplows

Mary Lindeen (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110417

These important machines make sure people can still use the roads in wintertime. They clear snow so that cars can drive. Discover the different parts of a snowplow and how they make the roads safe in winter. Blastoff! Series

Taxis

Kay Manolis (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110424

Wave down a taxi and catch a ride! These helpful cars take people where they need to go. Beginning readers will learn how to catch a taxi, how taxis work, and where taxis can take people. Blastoff! Series

Helicopters

Mary Lindeen (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110301

This flying machine has the unique ability to hover in one place in the sky. It can be used for many tasks such as putting out fires or accomplishing rescue missions. Read all about how this amazing machine works. Blastoff! Series

Diggers

Derek Zobel (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110240

Diggers come in all sizes and can dig very deep holes. The biggest digger weighs more than one million pounds! Find out how the different parts of this machine work together to dig into the ground. Blastoff! Series

Dump Trucks

Ray McClellan (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110257

Dump trucks help the other machines on a construction site by transporting dirt or other materials. Some dump trucks can carry a load of up to 52,000 pounds. Read about how these machines work and watch for when the truck dumps its load! Blastoff! Series

Earth Movers

M. T. Martin (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110264

These huge trucks move, carry, and dump big loads of earth. There are different kinds of earth movers and each has a specific task. Kids will get a first look at the types of earth movers and how they do their jobs. Blastoff! Series

School Buses

Kay Manolis (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110370

Many students ride these large, yellow buses to school every day. School buses make sure children get to and from school safely. Now kids can learn about these vehicles and how they work. Blastoff! Series