How Do Monster Trucks Work?
From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — How Vehicles Work
“Prime material for budding gearheads and mechanics.”—School Library Journal
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 how they crush puny cars under their enormous tires. From the engine to the cabin to the oversize rims, this book delivers details that will captivate monster truck fans.
Learn about how different vehicles work in the How Vehicles Work series—part of the Lightning Bolt Books™ collection. With high-energy designs, exciting photos, and fun text, Lightning Bolt Books™ bring nonfiction topics to life!
|Interest Level||Grade 1 - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Lightning Bolt Books ®|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||3.4|
|BISACS||JNF051120, JNF057030, JNF054100|
|Dimensions||7.75 x 10.25|
|Guided Reading Level||O|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.4|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||181216|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Fast facts, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
Author: Buffy Silverman
Buffy Silverman is the author of more than 90 nonfiction books for children, featuring topics from alligators to video games. 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 →
“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