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Book cover of AIRCRAFT
AIRCRAFT
By: smithsonian | Published: April 2013

From the first prototypes of flying machines to today's supersonic jets, the history and roles of aircraft are explored in this beautifully illustrate...

From the first prototypes of flying machines to today's supersonic jets, the history and roles of aircraft are explored in this beautifully illustrated guide. Aviation enthusiasts of all stripes and ages will welcome learning more about key brands and big players from yesterday and today — whether it's the marvels of hot air balloons or the fantastic engines of Boeing, Lockheed, and more. Planes are divided equally between military and commercial aircraft, and iconic aircraft of each era, such as the Supermarine Spitfire and Concorde, are showcased in beautifully photographed spreads with "virtual tours" that reveal the anatomy of these legendary planes. Produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution.

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    9781465402127
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AMBULANCES
By: lori dittmer | Published: March 2019

From the vanlike appearance of ambulances to the spinning rotor blades of helicopters, vehicles of all forms have long been used in emergency situatio...

From the vanlike appearance of ambulances to the spinning rotor blades of helicopters, vehicles of all forms have long been used in emergency situations. Appealing to future paramedics, pilots, captains, drivers, and crew, this new series explores the continued use of six Amazing Rescue Vehicles. Detailed photos and STEM-appropriate text examine the featured machine's parts, functions, variations, and worksites. Each book also includes a labeled pictorial diagram of the vehicle. A basicexploration of the parts, equipment, and variations of ambulances, the fast-moving rescue vehicles. Also included is a pictorial diagram of the important rescue vehicle and its equipment.

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    9781628326291
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ARCTIC VEHICLES
By: keriann kenney | Published: May 2018

What kinds of vehicles do people use in the North? This non-fiction book introduces children to some of the means of transportation Nunavummiut use i...

What kinds of vehicles do people use in the North? This non-fiction book introduces children to some of the means of transportation Nunavummiut use in the Arctic.

Theme: Indigenous

  • ISBN
    9781772668759
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    Paperback Canadian
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    Science - Transportation
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AWESOME AMBULANCES
By: tony mitton | Published: October 2018

Turn on the siren and zoom down the streets with some animal paramedics in this cheerful picture book all about ambulances. Lively wordplay, vibrant a...

Turn on the siren and zoom down the streets with some animal paramedics in this cheerful picture book all about ambulances. Lively wordplay, vibrant art, plus a visual dictionary, make this title a must-have for bookshelves everywhere. This book is filled with humorous rhyming text by the award-winning poet Tony Mitton, which perfectly complements Ant Parker's bold, bright illustrations. A picture dictionary identifying ambulance parts builds vocabulary and makes learning about ambulances exciting and fun.

Theme: Preschool

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    9780753474570
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    Science - Transportation
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BIG BOOK OF AIRPLANES
By: dk | Published: March 2016

From military planes to the commercial jumbo jet to space shuttles, the Big Book of Airplanes is a spectacular look at a subject that fascinates kids....

From military planes to the commercial jumbo jet to space shuttles, the Big Book of Airplanes is a spectacular look at a subject that fascinates kids. Find out how farmers use planes to help manage their crops and get a look at the brightly colored planes at an airshow and find out how their designs help them pull off exciting stunts and acrobatics. Each type of plane gets its own spread and features multiple images to give kids a look inside. Captions and text on the page go into detail about how each plane operates and the different tasks it performs from the ultralight planes that are used for sport to the seaplanes that can land on water. With striking images and informative text, Big Book of Airplanes is the perfect guide for young readers who want to learn more about different aircrafts used around the world.

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    9781465445070
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    Science - Transportation
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BIG BOOK OF TRUCKS
By: megan cullis | Published: September 2016

Open out the giant fold-out pages to find out about some of the world's biggest, strongest and tallest trucks. Formerly the Big Book of Big Big Truck...

Open out the giant fold-out pages to find out about some of the world's biggest, strongest and tallest trucks. Formerly the Big Book of Big Big Trucks 9781409523260 - a thin board book. Now converted into a stylish hardback with thick paper - the big gatefold pages still work in thick paper. Now an arty, gifty book. (previously a mismatch between the level of information and the board book format.)

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    9781474921008
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BIG TRUCKS
By: dkreader | Published: June 2013

Find out about trucks of all shapes and sizes -- from road rollers to wheel loaders.

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    9781465408907
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    Science - Transportation
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CAR
By: dk | Published: May 2011

Tracing the history of the automobile, from the first prototypes to the super cars of today, Car covers the technological developments and manufacture...

Tracing the history of the automobile, from the first prototypes to the super cars of today, Car covers the technological developments and manufacture of cars, the cultural backdrop against which the various models arose, and the enduring impact the car has had on society as an object of curiosity, symbol of luxury, and item of necessity. The most lavishly illustrated treatment of the subject on the market, featuring the most noteworthy cars of each decade in beautifully photographed catalogs, Car is truly an international view of the automobile through time, with histories of the men and machines that created brands which are now household names.

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    9780756671679
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CARS
By: clive gifford | Published: October 2012

"This fast-moving book about cars uses dynamic photos and interesting facts to explain the basics of how they work. Topics include the engine, steerin...

"This fast-moving book about cars uses dynamic photos and interesting facts to explain the basics of how they work. Topics include the engine, steering, going fast and slow, different kinds of fuel, and driving safety. A quiz at the end tests the reader's knowledge"--Provided by publisher.

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    9780778774747
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    Science - Transportation
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CONTRUSTION MACHINES
By: chris oxlade | Published: September 2018

An interactive reader experience that poses the question: which machine is best for the job? Children love machines! Especially big ones! Big ones ...

An interactive reader experience that poses the question: which machine is best for the job? Children love machines! Especially big ones! Big ones in the dirt! Construction Machines is a new take on the world of big machines. It looks at a specific job that needs doing, then provides information on the right machine to do it, whether a digger, steam roller, excavator, loader or bulldozer. The book includes sections on quarrying stone, laying a road, building a skyscraper, digging a tunnel, and demolishing a building. Each section begins with a construction scene and asks "what sort of big machines can get this job done?" A sidebar gives the reader different machine options and subsequent spreads take a detailed look at the amazing machines that are up to the challenge. Accessible text gives the key characteristics of favorite machines and colorful sidebar boxes give each machine's vital statistics. Value priced, colorful and informative, this is the perfect book for all young machine enthusiasts! Pack it up with Emergency Machines (9780228101123) to make a great gift.

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    9780228101116
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CORVETTE
By: crabtree | Published: August 2010

Corvette is often called the Great American Sports Car. This dynamic new title gives an in-depth look at the history behind this great automobilefrom ...

Corvette is often called the Great American Sports Car. This dynamic new title gives an in-depth look at the history behind this great automobilefrom its inception in 1953 to the present. The book includes information about racing, restoration, and technological innovations. Detailed photographs, extensive details, and specs give readers an insiders look at the evolution of one of the worlds most iconic cars. "About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Theme: Also Appropriate for High School

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    9780778721413
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    Hardcover Canadian
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    Science - Transportation
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DIGGERS & CRANES
By: clive gifford | Published: February 2013

Find out all about diggers and cranes, from bulldozers and tunnelling machines to the biggest tower cranes. Zoom in, see them up close and discover wh...

Find out all about diggers and cranes, from bulldozers and tunnelling machines to the biggest tower cranes. Zoom in, see them up close and discover what makes them work. Then try the quiz to see how much you've learned!

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    9780778710035
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DK ADVENTURES FAST & COOL CARS
By: dk | Published: September 2015

Find out about different cars past, present and future. Explore recent manufacturing and engineering developments with environmentally friendly fuels ...

Find out about different cars past, present and future. Explore recent manufacturing and engineering developments with environmentally friendly fuels and investigate their inner workings. DK Adventures is a nonfiction series for kids ages 8-11 featuring visually rich theme spreads, and fascinating facts that help kids build their skills in vocabulary, grammar, comprehension, and critical thinking while developing a love of reading. Designed to keep interest high, build knowledge, and enrich the reading experience with fascinating background information, each title in the DK Adventures series is filled with information yet eminently accessible, and available in a wide range of kid-favorite topics including rain forests, animals, rocks, and shipwrecks.

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    9781465429360
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DK LIFE STORIES JESSE OWENS
By: dk | Published: September 2020

Theme: Black History

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    9781465493125
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DK LIFE STORIES JESSE OWENS
By: dk | Published: September 2020

Theme: Black History

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    9781465493132
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