Spring 2020

Great Engineering Fails

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Celebrating Failure

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Ships, bridges, and tall buildings are marvels of engineering. They are designed to be strong and safe. But even state-of-the-art designs don’t always hold up in the real world. Learn about the biggest engineering goofs throughout history—from bridges that collapsed to ships that sank. Discover how engineering mistakes have also led to improvements, such as stricter building regulations and the use of sturdier materials.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-5415-7734-3
On pre-order until 01/01/2020
$30.65 $22.99
978-1-5415-8928-5
On pre-order until 01/01/2020
$9.99 $9.99
978-1-5415-8336-8
On pre-order until 01/01/2020
$46.65 $34.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science, STEM, STEM: Interdisciplinary
Copyright 2020
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Searchlight Books ™
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2020-01-01
BISACS JNF051130, JNF053160, JNF025000
Dewey 620/.00452
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 770
Guided Reading Level T
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Sidebars, and Table of contents

Author: Barbara Krasner

Barbara Krasner publishes the popular blog, The Whole Megillah: The Writer's Resource for Jewish-Themed Story. She is the author of many articles, short stories, poems, and books. She lives in New Jersey and teaches in the English and History departments of New Jersey colleges and universities.