How Do Tanks Work?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — How Vehicles Work

  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

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 tanks will love this exciting, accessible look at tanks, including how they work, the special equipment they need, and what makes them the toughest all-terrain vehicles on the planet. From the armor to the turret to the churning treads, this book covers the details that will draw in young readers.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-4677-9685-9
$8.99 $8.99
978-1-4677-9686-6
$42.65 $31.99
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2016
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Lightning Bolt Books ®
Imprint LernerClassroom, Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2016-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.2
BISACS JNF057030, JNF051130, JNF051120
Dewey 623.74'752
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.75 x 10.25
Lexile 550
Guided Reading Level O
ATOS Reading Level 3.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 181217
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Fast facts, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Reviews

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“A particular focus on engines, wheels, and other components set these unusually informative introductions apart. . . . Prime material for budding gearheads and mechanics.”—School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Author: Buffy Silverman

Buffy Silverman is the author of more than 90 nonfiction books for children, featuring topics from angel sharks to alligators, and Mars to monster trucks. Look for her nature-inspired poetry in anthologies and children's magazines, and visit her at www.buffysilverman.com.

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Lightning Bolt Books ® — How Vehicles Work

These engaging titles introduce all kinds of vehicles and explain how they work. From fire trucks and trains to big rigs and tanks, this series covers the gamut of high-interest machines. View available downloads →