A basic exploration of the parts, variations, and worksites of dump trucks, the hauling and dumping machines. Also included is a pictorial diagram of variations of dump trucks.
A kindergarten-level introduction to tow trucks, covering their purpose, where they are found, their drivers, and such defining features as their booms and winches.
A kindergarten-level introduction to tanker trucks, covering their purpose, where they are found, their drivers, and such defining features as their cabs, tube-shaped tanks, and trailers.
A kindergarten-level introduction to monster trucks, covering their purpose, where they are found, the people who drive them, and such defining features as their fiberglass bodies and big wheels.
A kindergarten-level introduction to pickup trucks, covering their purpose, where they are found, their drivers, and such defining features as their cabs, beds, and tailgates.
A high-interest introduction to the size, speed, and purpose of the world’s largest cargo plane, including a brief history and what the future holds for the Antonov An-225.
A high-interest introduction to the size, speed, and purpose of one of the world’s largest aircraft carriers, including a brief history and what the future holds for the Nimitz Aircraft Carrier.
A kindergarten-level introduction to armored vehicles, covering their crew, weapons, role in battle, and such defining features as their wheels.
A kindergarten-level introduction to fighter jets, covering their pilots, weapons, role in battle, and such defining features as their wings.
A kindergarten-level introduction to helicopters, covering their pilots, equipment, role in rescuing, and such defining features as their rotors.
A kindergarten-level introduction to rescue boats, covering their divers, equipment, role in rescuing, and such defining features as their lights.
A kindergarten-level introduction to fire trucks, covering their firefighters, equipment, role in rescuing, and such defining features as their ladders.
Detailed illustrations and simple text are paired within a board book format to introduce young readers to the sounds and relative speeds of six modes of transportation.
When the field isn’t ready for the big game, will Lawni be ready to pitch in to help the big machines complete the job?
All the parking has been checked for the day. It’s time for Pam to head home. But when something goes wrong, will Pam be stuck on the freeway or will she get help getting back on the right road home?
All the Big Trucks stay busy with important work. Bobbi just wants to help, but she is too small for the heavy lifting. With her self-esteem at a low point, will Bobbi discover the important role she plays every day?
What has a ceiling that’s painted like the night sky and is one of the busiest places in the world? If you guessed Grand Central Terminal, you’re right! This book introduces early readers to a mystery American place by describing its features, one by one, using short simple sentences and eye-popping full-color photos. At the end of the book, the secret place is revealed across a colorful, two-page spread. Young children will love showing off their beginning reading skills as they learn about amazing American places—one clue at a time! Fast facts and maps at the end of the book provide key information about the place. Rich, colorful photos and a clever design are sure to grab and excite emergent readers.
Learn the many steps that must be followed to make a car! With vibrant, detailed photos, informational text, and a chart to show steps of the assembly line, even the most reluctant reader will want to learn more about this fascinating factory!
Featuring basic concepts, this nonfiction book teaches beginning readers different modes of travel--from bikes and cars to sleds and buses--while incorporating informational text with colorful and engaging images that will delight early readers!
Readers are introduced to mathematical concepts like ratios, proportions, and percentages in this adventurous title that centralizes around an exciting road trip! Through stunning photos, engaging sidebars, STEM topics, helpful mathematical diagrams, and challenging practice problems, readers will be excited to put their developing mathematical skills to good use!
Follow the story of a family buying a new car, learning how to calculate ratios and proportions along the way! This fun title helps readers practice their mathematical skills while teaching them about cars and automobile purchasing. With exciting images, easy-to-read text, helpful practice problems, STEM topics, and an accessible glossary and index, this title will keep readers engaged while showing how useful mathematics can be in daily life!
This exciting title shows readers how important volume is to flying a hot air balloon properly. Explore the history of the hot air balloon and learn how these eye-catching balloons fly! For hot air balloons to fly properly, passengers have to calculate the volume of the basket to see which balloon will be able to carry them. With vibrant images, easy-to-read text, simple practice problems, and clear mathematical diagrams, this title will engage readers while simplifying important mathematical formulas and STEM themes.
Trains take you where you need to go, and they move food and other goods from one place to another. Trains are full of shapes, too, which make them fun to look at. You can find circles on the train's wheels and rectangles on the railroad tracks and railroad signs. There are even shapes at the train station. Some ceilings have circles or triangles and some floors have squares. Look inside. Can you find any more?
Did you know that airports are the perfect place to find shapes? Sometimes shapes are used because they are a good design choice, such as circles and triangles on the ceiling. But other times, shapes are used to offer support and strength to the building. Look inside to see if you can ¬find the many shapes hidden inside airports from around the world. Take a look outside the airport, too. What shapes do you see on the runway?
Bikes, balloons, trains, ships, and more. This book is filled with the many different ways to get where you need to go. Use addition to ¬figure out how many people are on board a cruise ship or how long it took to build two famous railways in Russia. You will even learn about the biggest jet in the world. What is your favorite way to get around?