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Speed

David Orme (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613845707

How fast can we go on land? On water? In the air? In space? Are there impossible speed barriers? In "All About Speed," a rally driving lesson suddenly becomes very exciting.

Air Devils: Sky Racers, Sky Divers, and Stunt Pilots

Ellen Hopkins (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848289

Presents a history of aeronautical sports, including ballooning, skydiving, airplane racing, flying circuses, and military dogfights.

Bicycles

Beth Dvergsten Stevens (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847046

A brief history of the bicycle examines its enduring popularity and versatility, accompanied by bicycle trivia, instructions for handcrafted accessories, and safety rules for the road.

AH-6 Little Birds

Carlos Alvarez (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110646

Used by the United States Army Special Forces, AH-6 Little Birds have a reputation for their ability to quickly attack a target and then get away before the enemy can react. They have proven to be so successful that the Army is developing a drone based off of the Little Bird design. This title introduces readers to the AH-6 Little Bird, its features, and the missions this small, speedy helicopter performs.

Sport Bikes

Peter Bodensteiner (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680720730

Through engaging text and dynamic infographics, charts, timelines, photos and levelling control this high interest title describes the history, features, and future of sportbikes.

How to Build Cars

Rita Storey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119070

This title shows readers how to build cars they can really power and race, such as a balloon car, a solar car, and many more. Easy-to-follow instructions, handy templates, dynamic photographs, and easily accessible materials make these projects challenging, fun, and highly rewarding!

Innovations in Transportation

Larry Verstraete (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118073

Imagine a street filled with horses and buggies, or the skies without airplanes! You might not realize that, before vehicles, it used to take days—even weeks—to visit friends or family! This title looks at major innovations in transportation over the years, and the ingenious inventors, scientists, and engineers who made them. With a little inventive thinking, what might you create to help us change the way we travel?

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!

Orville and Wilbur Wright: Pioneers of the Age of Flight

Diane Dakers (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427181039

Perhaps no two people in history exemplify the spirit of invention better than brothers Orville and Wilbur Wright. Born in the Midwest in the late 1800s, Orville was exceptionally good at creating mechanical devices, and Wilbur had a genius for ideas. The turn of the 20th century came during an age of invention and technological development. Inspired by a fierce worldwide competition to be the first to invent a machine that could fly and be controlled by a pilot, the Wright brothers tested and refined several prototypes. At last, on December 17, 1903, near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, they achieved their pioneering flight. The brothers went on to develop machines and controls that made possible powered, fixed-wing flights and laid the foundation for pilot-controlled aviation as we know it today. They also founded the Wright Company, which built airplanes for the rising new industry of commercial aviation. Had Wilbur not died at the early age of 45, who knows what else the innovative pair might have accomplished.

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 motorboa t-- 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.

Mercedes AMG-GT

Judy Greenspan (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425311

Vibrant photos, exciting details, and historical context bring one of the hottest sports cars, the Mercedes AMG GT, to life for readers of all ages.

Jaguar F-TYPE

Jonathan Rosen (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425281

Vibrant photos, exciting details, and historical context bring one of the hottest sports cars, the Jaguar F-TYPE, to life for readers of all ages.

Maserati Gran Turismo

Theo Baker (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425298

Vibrant photos, exciting details, and historical context bring one of the hottest sports cars, the Maserati Gran Turismo, to life for readers of all ages.

BMW M4

Kevin Walker (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425304

Vibrant photos, exciting details, and historical context bring one of the hottest sports cars, the BMW M4, to life for readers of all ages.

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.

From Here to There

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425182

A look at the engineering processes that go into designing transportation methods.

Airplane

Alex Summers (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422310

In this wonderful PreK-1 book, students will learn all about what it's like to ride on an airplane as well as the parts and people that make it go!

School Bus

Alex Summers (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422297

In this wonderful Pre-K-1 book, students will learn all about what it's like to ride on a school bus as well as all the parts and people that make it go!

Subway

Alex Summers (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422341

In this wonderful PreK-1 book, students will learn all about what it's like to ride a subway as well as the parts and people that make it go!

Taxi Cab

Alex Summers (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422303

In this wonderful Pre-K-1 book, students will learn all about what it's like to ride in a taxi cab as well as all the parts and people that make it go!

Boat

Alex Summers (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422334

In this wonderful Pre-K-1 book, students will learn all about what it's like to ride on a boat as well as all the parts and people that make it go!

Ram 1500

Larry Mack (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681036144

The Ram 1500 is ready to take on any job or heavy load! Its option of a hemi engine gives this tough truck power while the suspension system provides a smooth ride. Impressive facts, figures, and photos fill this low-level title.