Terrific Transportation Inventions
From the Series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day
Did you know that the world’s first submarine traveled the Thames River in England way back in 1615? Or that early cars had three wheels instead of four? Get ready to learn the fascinating stories behind inventions you use every day. From the motorcycle inventor who died while riding his creation to the engineers who figured out a better way to launch humans into space, you’ll find out how we got the transportation inventions that get us where we’re going.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Category||STEM, STEM: Engineering|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||4.5|
|BISACS||JNF057000, JNF061010, JNF051190|
|Dimensions||7 x 10|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.6|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||159727|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||1.0|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sidebars, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
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“This set is a browsers’ delight as well as a rich resource for science or pop-history report writers.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Author: Laura Hamilton Waxman
Laura Hamilton Waxman lives in Minnesota and has written many nonfiction books for young readers.
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