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BISAC Subject JNF051120

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / How Things Work-Are Made

How Do Hot Air Balloons Work?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — How Flight Works

Hot air balloons are huge and colorful. They're lots of fun to watch. But how do they fly? And how do people control where the hot air balloon goes? Read this book to find out! Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 629.133'22

How Do Jets Work?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — How Flight Works

Jets are sleek and powerful. They travel very fast. But how do these heavy planes fly? And how do pilots land them? Read this book to find out! Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 629.132

How Do Monster Trucks Work?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — How Vehicles Work

Monster trucks are huge and strong. How do their tires help them bounce? And how do people drive these giant vehicles? Find out how monster trucks work, the special equipment they need, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 629.223'2

How Do Parachutes Work?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — How Flight Works

Parachutes can be used for emergency landings. But they can also be used for flying fun! Who packs a parachute? And how does its light fabric keep you afloat? Discover the answers inside this book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 629.134'386

How Do Space Vehicles Work?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — How Flight Works

Space vehicles are out of this world! But how do they fly out into space? How do they carry people safely? And what parts do these amazing aircraft have? Find the answers inside this book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 629.44'1

How Do Tanks Work?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — How Vehicles Work

Tanks are tough and powerful. They can travel across all types of land. But how do these heavy vehicles keep their tracks moving? And how many people does it take to drive a tank? Fans of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 623.74'752

How Do Trains Work?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — How Vehicles Work

Trains are long and loud. They rumble down railroad tracks. But what are the different types of trains? And how do these giant vehicles haul so much weight? Read this book to find out!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 625.2

How Do Video Games Work?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Our Digital World

Video games today are more advanced than ever. Players can explore virtual worlds. They can play with friends online. But how do video games work? What are the parts inside a game console?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 794.8
Fall 2019

How Drones Work

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Military Machines

Carefully leveled text and full color photos introduce readers to military drones. The history of drones, drone parts, and uses of drones are discussed with high-interest appeal. Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: 629.133/39
Fall 2019

How Fighter Jets Work

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Military Machines

Fighter jets zoom through the sky in this informative introduction to military machines. Readers will enjoy carefully leveled text and color photographs as they learn about the history… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: 358.4/383

How LEDs Work

From the Series Connect with Electricity

Have you ever wondered how the lights in your alarm clock work? Or have you ever considered how that tiny red light in your TV remote control sends a signal that helps you find your favorite… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 621.3815/22
Fall 2019

How Military Helicopters Work

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Military Machines

Helicopters are fast and impressive military aircraft. But did you know they can take off without a runway? Or that they can land in the water? Discover what makes these incredible feats… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 623.74/60472

How Sensors Work

From the Series Connect with Electricity

Have you ever seen lights turn on automatically when you step into a room? Or have you ever wondered how a garage door knows to not close when someone is standing beneath it? What these and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 621.3815
Fall 2019

How Submarines Work

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Military Machines

Submarines are mighty and sneaky military watercraft. But did you know that they can carry an entire crew of people? Or that they can track where other boats are in the water? Learn more in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: 623.825/7
Fall 2019

How Tanks Work

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Military Machines

Tanks are big and tough military vehicles. Do you know what makes them able to drive almost anywhere? Or when people first used tanks? Learn about these impressive machines! Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: 623.74/752

How Transistors Work

From the Series Connect with Electricity

Did you know that electric current can be controlled? Have you ever wondered how that might be done? Transistors can act as amplifiers, taking in a small current and sending out a larger one… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 621.3815/28

Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ® )

Set

What kinds of questions did Edison, Tesla, and others ask before they made their big breakthroughs? This high-interest informational series helps readers learn about physical science topics… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $255.90
  • Your Price: $191.93
  • 6 titles

Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ® )

Set

What kinds of questions did Edison, Tesla, and others ask before they made their big breakthroughs? This high-interest informational series helps readers learn about physical science topics… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $167.94
  • Your Price: $125.96
  • 6 titles

Kids Get Coding — eBook Set

From the Series Kids Get Coding

Set

What's an algorithm? How do you fix bugs? What is an app? How do you program a computer game? This series leads students through the basics of computer programming using real-world examples… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $319.92
  • Your Price: $239.94
  • 8 titles

Kids Get Coding — Library Bound Set

From the Series Kids Get Coding

Set

What's an algorithm? How do you fix bugs? What is an app? How do you program a computer game? This series leads students through the basics of computer programming using real-world examples… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $213.20
  • Your Price: $159.90
  • 8 titles

Kids Get Coding — Paperback Set

From the Series Kids Get Coding

Set

What's an algorithm? How do you fix bugs? What is an app? How do you program a computer game? This series leads students through the basics of computer programming using real-world examples… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $63.92
  • Your Price: $60.72
  • 8 titles
Fall 2018

Let's Explore Engineering

From the Series Bumba Books ® — A First Look at STEM

STEM subjects are an important part of our everyday lives as well as early-childhood education! This introductory look at engineering is perfect for beginning readers. Vibrant photographs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 620
Fall 2019

Let's Look at Diggers and Dumpers

From the Series Mini Mechanics

Readers will be enthralled with large-format photos of the fascinating construction vehicles. The Mini Mechanics characters check out equipment ranging from dump trucks hauling sand to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: 621.8/65
Fall 2019

Let's Look at Emergency Vehicles

From the Series Mini Mechanics

This roundup of emergency vehicles not only covers ambulances, fire trucks, and police cars, but also fireboats, lifeboats, search-and-rescue helicopters, and more. Mini Mechanics introduce… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: 629.225