Ready, Aim, Launch!

Make Your Own Small Launchers

From the Series Tabletop Wars

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Make a battery of mini-launchers designed to fling small objects safely. All you need are everyday items and some adult help. Then take aim and launch! Make several and use them on your own medieval battlefield. Bite-sized facts explain how these small launchers have been used through history too!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-51240-636-8
$27.99 $20.99
978-1-51241-173-7
$7.99 $7.99
978-1-51240-923-9
$42.65 $31.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Makerspace, Science, STEM
Copyright 2017
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Hungry Tomato ®
Imprint Hungry Tomato ®
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2016-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.6
BISACS JNF051130, JNF021000, JNF051120
Dewey 623.4/4
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 870
Guided Reading Level U
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents

Reviews

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“[B]ooks about warfare tend to fly off the shelf, and this series is worth a good look. . . . Perseverance is key with these high-interest crafts.”—School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Kirkus Reviews

“Readers interested in models, warfare, and construction will find lots to love in this volume. . . . An excellent resource that will spark the imaginations of many readers.”—Kirkus Reviews

Illustrator: John Paul de Quay

John Paul de Quay has a BS in biology from the University of Sussex, UK, and a graduate certificate in animation from the University of the West of England. He lives in the UK.

Author: Rob Ives

Rob Ives is a former math and science teacher and now a designer and paper engineer living in Cumbria, UK. He creates science- and project-based children's books, including Paper Models that Rock! and Paper Automata. He specializes in character-based paper animations and all kinds of fun and fascinating science projects, and often visits schools to talk about design technology and demonstrate his models.