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Building Race Cars

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174496

Explores the engineering challenges behind building race cars, as well as the creative solutions found to overcome those challenges. Accessible text, vibrant photos, and an engineering activity for readers provide a well-rounded introduction to the engineering process.

Building Fighter Jets

Marne Ventura (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174489

Explores the engineering challenges behind building fighter jets, as well as the creative solutions found to overcome those challenges. Accessible text, vibrant photos, and an engineering activity for readers provide a well-rounded introduction to the engineering process.

The Impact of Travel and Transportation

Nancy Dickmann (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427125187

Modern transportation lets us travel farther and faster than ever before, but these developments have come at a cost. This book explores ways we can move around without harming the planet. Case studies show how scientists are working on cleaner fuels and new forms of transportation in order to prevent pollution, which affects people’s health, and greenhouse gases, which contribute to climate change. Find out how we can contribute by changing our own transportation habits.

Make a Transportation Hub

Anna Claybourne (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124968

Develop your STEAM skills as you design and build your very own transportation hub. This book contains step-by-step projects that give you clear instructions to make every element a model transportation hub needs, including a helicopter, cable cars, and roadways.

Warships

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124128

In twelve dioramic scenes, discover how warships have changed from the sail and oar power of ancient Greek triremes and 19th century ships of the line to iron warships of the early 20th century and today’s modern aircraft carriers and stealth missile destroyers.

Tanks

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124111

From the Mark I to the powerful turreted tanks of World War Two and the modern missile-firing, troop-carrying light tanks of today’s armies, twelve dioramic scenes reveal how the invention of the tank during World War One changed the face of warfare forever.

Submarines

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124104

From the early human-powered submarines of the American Civil War to the U-boats of both world wars and the modern nuclear-powered missile platforms of the Cold War, twelve dioramic scenes reveal how submarines have become one of the most dangerous weapons of war.

Combat Planes

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124081

From the wood and canvas biplanes of World War One to the latest vertical takeoff stealth fighters and pilotless drones of the world’s air forces, twelve dioramic scenes reveal how combat aircraft have gradually become the sophisticated stealth machines of today.

Combat Helicopters

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124074

From the first observation and medical helicopters of World War Two and the Korean War to the Air Cavalry of Vietnam and the missile-armed attack helicopters of today’s armies, twelve dioramic scenes reveal how helicopters have introduced a new dynamic into the way warfare is waged.

Scratch Code Transportation

Max Wainewright (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123879

Learn all about the computer technology used in modern transportation. Use the algorithms and ideas that control real forms of transportation technology to create your own on-screen vehicles. Six step-by-step projects use the latest version of Scratch, the free online coding program, to help you learn how sensors work, create a hoverboard game, program a drone, and much more!

What Has Wheels?

Karen Hoenecke (author)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641324946

Readers will explore various modes of transportation. Repetitive text will help readers build fluency.

Busy Trucks

Monica Hiris (author)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641323291

Readers will enjoy learning about different kinds of trucks and each of their roles in building a house.

¿Qué tiene ruedas?

Karen Hoenecke (author)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641320771

Readers will explore various modes of transportation. Repetitive text will help readers build fluency.

Camiones trabajadores

Monica Hiris (author)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641320108

Readers will enjoy learning about different kinds of trucks and each of their roles in building a house.

Camiones

Lisa Stenger (author)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641320092

Descriptive words and repetitive text will help readers build fluency and vocabulary.

Discover Helicopters

Xist Publishing (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623953140

It's a bird? It's a plane? It's a helicopter! Learn all about helicopters in this informative level 4 reader. Each page features a full-color photo of a helicopter with several sentences of information. At the end of the book, there is a Key Words list (featuring words like "thrust" and "navigation") with activities for your student to complete.

Let's go for a Ride

Nancy Streza (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623952846

Time to hit the road! Help your kids get reading with this level 1 reader from Nancy Streza. This book features a wide range of vehicles and simple sentences for beginning readers.

Discover Military Equipment

Amanda Trane (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532402685

Learn all about military equipment in this nonfiction reader. Students will develop vocabulary and understanding of warfare, weapons, and military developments.

Discover Heavy Equipment

Amanda Trane (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532402623

Discover heavy equipment in this beginning reader. It's time for dump trucks, backhoes, bulldozers and more! There are lots of different dog breeds and each dog has different things to know about it. Beginning readers will learn all about heavy construction equipment in this short, leveled reader.

Discover Airplanes

Amanda Trane (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532402524

Discover airplanes with this nonfiction leveled reader. Learn all about airplanes in this beginning reader. Perfect for aircraft fans and children who want to learn about different kinds of airplanes with crisp and clear photographs.

Trains

Xist Publishing (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623952525

Choo choo! All aboard! It's time to take a ride with the Discover Series Express! This book features full-color photographs of trains, train tracks, train signs and other things related to the railroad. Used as a jump start for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce new images, words and concepts.

Airplanes

Xist Publishing (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623951009

Look up in the sky or down in this book to see amazing photos of airplanes. Young aviators will delight in flipping through each photo with a title beneath it.

The Mighty Steam Engine

Yvonne Ng (author) Richard Smythe (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681525181

Using the rhyming poetic structure of This is the House that Jack Built, author Yvonne Ng takes young readers on a cumulative path through the inner workings of a steam engine, from the big wheels rolling on the tracks all the way to the engineer driving the train.

Automobiles from Then to Now

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517643

This book for elementary readers highlights the changes in automobiles from the first steam-powered cart to today’s driverless cars. Engaging photographs and a running timeline illustrate important developments in technology that brought ideas to real-life. A table of contents, glossary, further resources, and an index are included.

Navigation from Then to Now

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517650

This book for elementary readers highlights how maps and technology have changed the way people find their way from place to place. Full-color photos and a running timeline help show how changes in ways we travel and new technology have carried us from using to stars to today’s GPS turn-by-turn directions. A table of contents, glossary, further resources, and an index are included.