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BISAC Subject JNF051130

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / Machinery & Tools

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

Inclined Planes and Wedges

From the Series Early Bird Physics

What is an inclined plane? How do you use a wedge? Using easy-to-understand examples and fun-to-do experiments, discover how these two simple machines work and make the work that you do easier. Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 621.8'11

Incredible Inventions — eBook Set

From the Series Incredible Inventions

Set

Delve into the history of the world's greatest inventions, from ancient times to modern day. Colorful illustrations and humorous text tell the stories of inventions from the earliest… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $170.60
  • Your Price: $127.95
  • 4 titles

Incredible Inventions — Library Bound Set

From the Series Incredible Inventions

Set

Delve into the history of the world's greatest inventions, from ancient times to modern day. Colorful illustrations and humorous text tell the stories of inventions from the earliest… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Inside Battleships

From the Series Inside Military Machines

Take a fascinating tour of the mightiest fighting ships of all time—from ancient Greek galleys to gigantic modern aircraft carriers. Get an up-close view of these incredible battleships as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 623.825

Inside Fighter Planes

From the Series Inside Military Machines

Follow the powerful story of fighter aircraft—from the earliest six-winged inventions used during World War I right up to modern supersonic stealth fighters. Along the way, explore inside the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 623.74/64

Inside Military Machines — eBook Set

From the Series Inside Military Machines

Set

Explore the development of military machines from early catapults to modern sonar. This series combines history, technology, and engineering information with real-life stories about people… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $170.60
  • Your Price: $127.95
  • 4 titles

Inside Military Machines — Library Bound Set

From the Series Inside Military Machines

Set

Explore the development of military machines from early catapults to modern sonar. This series combines history, technology, and engineering information with real-life stories about people… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Inside Submarines

From the Series Inside Military Machines

Believe it or not, submarines date back to the seventeenth century! Discover how they developed from early designs such as the one-person Turtle into streamlined, stealthy warships. Along the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 623.825/709

Inside Tanks and Heavy Artillery

From the Series Inside Military Machines

The earliest tank was designed in the fifteenth century. Since then, tanks have developed into huge, powerful weapons. Get an up-close view of mighty tanks and artillery as you learn about a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 623.4/1
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
Fall 2019

Let's Look at Monster Machines

From the Series Mini Mechanics

Engaging text and large photographs showcase machines so massive, they're monstrous! The Mini Mechanics characters explain key features of each vehicle and how they work. Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: 621.8
Fall 2019

Let's Look at Trucks and Tractors

From the Series Mini Mechanics

From tractors pulling plows in fields to big rigs hauling trailers across the country, readers will learn about fascinating vehicles designed to do big jobs. Mini Mechanics characters point… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • Dewey: 629.224

Let's Meet a Construction Worker

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Community Helpers

What do construction workers do? Some lucky kids are about to find out! They visit Mr. Moore, a construction worker who's helping to build a new school. He shows them machines that dig big… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 624.092

Let's Meet a Dentist

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Community Helpers

Have you ever had a toothache? Or gotten your teeth cleaned? Dr. Florez could help you out! She's a dentist, and today she has an office full of curious visitors. They try out her dentist's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 617.6

Let's Meet a Doctor

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Community Helpers

What does a doctor do? These kids have a few ideas. But to learn more, they talk to Dr. Zambil. He tells them how he helps sick or hurt kids feel better. He sees healthy kids to help keep… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 618.92

Let's Meet a Firefighter

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Community Helpers

Are you curious about fire trucks? Firefighting clothes? Hoses and ladders? You're in luck! Firefighter Jim works at the fire department. He knows how to handle all kinds of emergencies. He… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 363.37

Let's Meet a Librarian

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Community Helpers

Are you curious about dinosaurs? Music? Volcanoes? You're in luck! Mr. Field is a librarian. He knows how to find information about all kinds of cool things. He shows the students in Mrs. Ríos Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 020.92

Let's Meet a Police Officer

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Community Helpers

Do you want to learn more about police cars? Police dogs? Other tools the police use? Then it's your lucky day! Officer Gabby is a police officer. She knows how to keep people safe. She shows… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 363.2

Let's Meet a Teacher

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Community Helpers

Whiteboards, computers, and stickers. What do these things have in common? They're all tools Ms. Crawford uses in her job. Ms. Crawford is a fourth grade teacher. She invites a group of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 371.1

Let's Meet a Veterinarian

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Community Helpers

What does a veterinarian do? Let's find out! Dr. Kate is a veterinarian. She visits a school to give Henry, the class guinea pig, a checkup. She shows the class the tools she uses. She tells… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 636.089

Levers

From the Series Early Bird Physics

Do you know what a lever is? How can a lever help you? Through simple experiments and clear explanations, understand how this simple machine functions and how it can make the work that you do easier. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 621.8'11
Fall 2019

Librarian Tools

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Community Helpers Tools of the Trade

Librarians have many tools to help people find books and information at the library. This carefully leveled text with colorful photos and critical-thinking questions will prepare young… Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • Dewey: 022/.9