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Cars

Clive Gifford (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427180780

This fast-moving book about cars uses dynamic photos and interesting facts to explain the basics of how they work. Topics include the engine, steering, going fast and slow, different kinds of fuel, and driving safety. A quiz at the end tests the reader's knowledge.

Diggers and Cranes

Clive Gifford (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427191915

Find out all about diggers and cranes, from bulldozers and tunnelling machines to the biggest tower cranes. Zoom in, see them up close and discover what makes them work. Then try the quiz to see how much you've learned!

Motorbikes

Clive Gifford (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427180797

This fast-moving book about motorbikes uses dynamic photos and interesting facts to explain the basics of how they work. Topics include the motor, tires, going fast and slow, steering and countersteering, and driving safety. A quiz at the end tests the reader's knowledge.

Planes and Helicopters

Clive Gifford (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427180803

Kids love machines that fly! This amazing book explains the basics of how planes and helicopters work. Topics include engines, wings, propellers, fuel, and flying safety. A quiz at the end tests the reader's knowledge.

Tractors

Clive Gifford (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427191908

Learn all about tractors, from machines that lift, load, pull and push to the latest combine harvesters. Zoom in, see them up close and discover what makes them work. Then try the quiz to see how much you've learned!

Trucks

Clive Gifford (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427180810

This entertaining book about trucks explains the basics of how trucks work. Topics include big and small kinds of trucks, tires, hydraulic beds that can be raised up, different kinds of fuel, and driving safety. A quiz at the end tests the reader's knowledge.

Cars

Robert Green (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791633

You may have traveled thousands of miles in your family's car. Did you know that some parts of that car might have traveled halfway around the world before the car ended up in your family's garage? Look inside to find out more about how cars are manufactured by companies in many different countries.

Airplanes

Nancy Robinson Masters (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793491

Did you know that a jet engine can be made of as many as 25,000 different parts and that those parts come from suppliers around the world? Read this book to find out more about airplanes, how they are manufactured, and how they help make our 21st century global economy possible.

Bugatti

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427180308

Italian-born Ettore Bugatti, well known for the beauty of his designs, brought grandeur to the world of automobiles. In 1909 he founded the company that would make the high-performance car that would bear his name. But the car line floundered and the company found itself manufacturing airplane parts in the 1960s. This beautiful book describes the legendary car, model stats, and how the Buggati line has made a comeback in the last decade having been revived by Volkswagen with new models: EB 218, Chiron, and Veyron.

Ferrari

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195470

Ferrari has a celebrated history of producing exceptional automobiles both on the road and on the racetrack. This exciting new title looks at the long history of the Ferrari brand and its creation of championship-winning racecars and luxurious road models. Stunning photographs and thoroughly researched text combine to give readers an in-depth look at different models, engineering, and performance of Ferrari.

Jaguar

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195487

Jaguar is one of the most highly revered makers of high-performance and sports cars. The year 2010 marks the 75th anniversary of the Jaguar name. This exciting title traces the history behind the automobile with a look at its most celebrated modelsincluding the first Jaguar model, the SS 100, the sleek and stunning E-Type series, and the new XJ model. From the road to the racetrack, Jaguar continues to set the pace for excellence.

Bicycles

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963667

In Bicycles, early fluent readers explore the physics behind this popular children's vehicle. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how a bicycle works. An infographic illustrates how a bicycle frame distributes a rider's weight, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about paper airplanes using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Paper Airplanes also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Bicycles is part of Jump!'s Early Physics Fun series.

Bernida: A Michigan Sailing Legend

Tom Ervin Al Declercq (author), David Miles (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627536738

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.

Ferry Tail

Katharine Kenah (author), Nicole Wong (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627537292

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?

Ships

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624960598

This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about the parts of a ship and different kinds of ships used for transportation of goods and people.

Tow Trucks

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624960604

This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about the parts of a tow truck and how it works.

Trucks

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624960611

This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about many different trucks and how they are used.

Garbage Trucks

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624960574

This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about the parts of a garbage truck and different kinds of trucks used to collect trash.

Helicopters

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624960581

This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about the parts of a helicopter, how it works, and how people use helicopters for transportation and rescue.

Big Rigs

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624960550

This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about tractor-trailers, or semis, and how these large trucks deliver goods we use every day.

Bulldozers

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624960567

This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about the parts of a bulldozer and how people use bulldozers in construction.

Backhoes

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624960543

This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about the parts of a backhoe and how the machine is used to put in an underground pipe.

School Buses

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961748

In School Buses, early readers will learn about the parts of a school bus that help keep students safe as they travel to and from school. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover the unique features of these machines. A labeled diagram helps readers identify the parts of a school bus, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about school buses online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. School Buses also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. School Buses is part of Jump!'s Machines at Work series.

Tanks

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961755

In Tanks, early readers will learn about the different parts of a tank that help keep the crew safe in battle. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover the unique features of these machines. A labeled diagram helps readers identify the parts of a tank, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about tanks online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Tanks also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Tanks is part of Jump!'s Machines at Work series.

Motorcycles

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961717

In Motorcycles, early readers will learn about the different kinds of motorcycles people ride and what those bikes are used for. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover the unique features of these machines. A labeled diagram helps readers identify the parts of a motorcycle, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about motorcycles online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Motorcycles also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Motorcycles is part of Jump!'s Machines at Work series.