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  • Stickmen's Guide to Gigantic Machines

    by John Farndon ...
    Illustrated by John Paul de Quay ...
    Series series Stickmen's Guides to How Everything Works
    Join the Stickmen on a fascinating tour of monster vehicles, transporters, and construction tools. You'll discover some of the largest machines in existence and see the Stickmen (accidentally) test the limits of gravity! ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The Big Book of Airplanes

    by DK ...
    Series series DK Big Books
    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 ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • Snowmobile

    Bombardier's Dream Machine

    by Jules Older ...
    Illustrated by Michael Lauritano ...
    In 1922, when Joseph-Armand Bombardier was fifteen years old he built his first snow vehicle. He had always loved to tinker with motors and make things go, and he dreamed of building a vehicle that could go over snow. His first attempt, using a Model T Ford engine and a wooden propeller, worked well. To Joseph-Armand’s mind, anyhow. Not so much his father, who made him take the contraption apart. ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

  • Who Was Henry Ford?

    Illustrated by Ted Hammond ...
    Series series Who Was?
    Born on a small farm in rural Michigan, Henry Ford’s humble beginnings were no match for his ambition. Ford quickly created a manufacturing dynasty, bringing affordable cars to the masses and forever changing America and the American workplace. Who Was Henry Ford? details his meteoric rise, and explains how the genius behind the assembly line and the Model T shaped modern American industry. ... Read more

    $6.29 USD

  • Construction Vehicles: Big Trucks for Big Jobs (Kids Series)

    A picture book of construction vehicles with descriptions of each! ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Make: Paper Inventions

    Machines that Move, Drawings that Light Up, and Wearables and Structures You Can Cut, Fold, and Roll

    by Kathy Ceceri ...
    Paper is incredible stuff. It's easy to cut, but incredibly strong. It's disposable, but can last for centuries. It can stand as stiff as a board, pop up like a spring, or float like a leaf. And its invention changed the world forever.Perfect for kids, parents, and educators, Paper Inventions is a project-based book with full color illustrations, step-by-step instructions, supply lists, and ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • What Is the Panama Canal?

    Illustrated by Tim Foley ...
    Series series What Was?
    Before 1914, traveling from the East Coast to the West Coast meant going by land across the entire United States. To go by sea involved a long journey around South America and north along the Pacific Coast. But then, in a dangerous and amazing feat of engineering, a 48-mile-long channel was dug through Panama, creating the world’s most famous shortcut: the Panama Canal! ... Read more

    $7.19 USD

  • Simple Machines : The Way They Work - Physics Books for Kids | Children's Physics Books

    What are simple machines and how do they work? In this book, we’ll take a look at some of the most commonly used simple machines with the intention of figuring out what makes them tick. You will soon realize that the mechanisms between each machine is guided by the laws of physics. Are you ready to learn? Then grab a copy today! ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Kids Book of Questions: How Do Things Fly?

    Trivia for Kids of All Ages - Things That Go

    Series Book 4 - Kids Book of Questions
    The concept of flight is briefly but adequately discussed in this book of pictures. The presentation of information is direct-to-the-point; thereby leading to an understanding of the concept by even the youngest readers. Kids will also learn to correctly identify different species of birds based on the pictures included in the book. Be sure to grab a copy today. ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Inside Fighter Planes

    by Chris Oxlade ...
    Series series Inside Military Machines
    Follow the powerful story of fighter aircraft—from the earliest six-winged inventions used during World War I right up to modern supersonic stealth fighters. Along the way, explore inside the cockpit of a Supermarine Spitfire, the engine of the jet-powered Messerschmitt Me 262, and the inner workings of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning. From dogfight tricks to ejector seats, learn how fighter ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Simple Machines

    Illustrated by Mike Lowery ...
    by D. J. Ward ...
    Series series Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2
    Read and find out about six simple machines—the lever, the wheel and axle, the pulley, the ramp, the wedge, and the screw—in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.Machines help make work easier, like when you need to lift something heavy or reach way up high. Can you adjust a seesaw to lift an elephant? What happens when you combine two or more simple machines? Read and find out out ... Read more

    $6.09 USD

  • DKfindout! World War I

    Series series DK findout!
    This photo-filled book for kids ages 6–9 is the ultimate guide to the key facts, figures, and players of World War I. Educating young readers through a combination of close-up images, trivia facts, quiz questions, and fascinating tidbits, it’s the perfect book for any kid who wants to learn more about military history.How did World War I start? Which statue was damaged in the lead-up to the United ... Read more

    $9.59 USD

  • Make: Fire

    The Art and Science of Working with Propane

    by Tim Deagan ...
    Learn how to safely build projects that burn, poof, "boosh," and flare! This complete reference and hands-on guide to working with propane explains how to create a variety of flame effects projects that can be built with common tools and materials.Starting from the basics, this book explains everything you need to know to safely work with propane. An essential reference for building projects like ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Investigador forense: Análisis de datos

    Learn how important data analysis is to crime scene investigations in this Spanish-translated nonfiction e-book! Investigators examine data from fingerprints, blood samples, DNA samples, and lie detector tests to analyze and interpret crime scenes. This exciting Spanish-translated digital book provides readers with engaging examples of data analysis and probability. Through eye-catching images, ... Read more

    $8.09 USD

  • The Rise of Industry


    Series Book 2000 - The Drama of American History Series
    History is dramatic—and the renowned, award-winning authors Christopher Collier and James Lincoln Collier demonstrate this in a compelling series aimed at young readers. Covering American history from the founding of Jamestown through present day, these volumes explore far beyond the dates and events of a historical chronicle to present a moving illumination of the ideas, opinions, attitudes, and ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

  • Nanotechnology

    Series series Cutting Edge Technology
    Nanotechnology uses materials that are smaller than a speck of dust. These nanomaterials are used to make waterproof clothing, medical devices, and more! In this title, readers will explore how this fascinating technology developed, how it works, and what its future holds. Engaging text and crisp photos combine with special features such as a diagram, timeline, graph, and pro/con comparison to ... Read more

    $6.29 USD

  • Bertha Takes a Drive

    How the Benz Automobile Changed the World

    by Jan Adkins ...
    Illustrated by Jan Adkins ...
    It's 1888 and Bertha Benz's husband, Karl, has invented the prototype Benz motorwagen. But the German government declares the vehicle illegal, and the church calls it the devil's work. Unbeknownst to her husband, Bertha steals away with her two sons and drives nearly one hundred miles to prove just how amazing the motorwagen is. Bertha's mechanical savvy gets the boys to Grandma's house safely, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $8.69 USD

  • Adventures in Artificial Intelligence

    A Beginner's Guide to the Future

    by Kailash Jay ...
    Artificial intelligence (AI) has come a long way since its inception, and its impact on society is only becoming more significant as time goes on. As AI continues to grow in its capabilities and applications, it is vital for us to understand its potential and limitations. This book serves as an introduction to the world of AI and its diverse applications.In this book, the AI covers a range of ... Read more

    $3.49 USD

  • Inside Submarines

    by Chris Oxlade ...
    Series series Inside Military Machines
    Believe it or not, submarines date back to the seventeenth century! Discover how they developed from early designs such as the one-person Turtle into streamlined, stealthy warships. Along the way, you'll look right inside a German U-boat, find out how a sub dives and surfaces, and see sonar systems and video periscopes at work. From torpedoes to nuclear reactors, learn how submarine technology and ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Industrial Design

    Why Smartphones Aren't Round and Other Mysteries with Science Activities for Kids

    by Carla Mooney ...
    Illustrated by Tom Casteel ...
    Series series Build It Yourself
    What is industrial design? How does it affect our everyday lives?Why do microwaves open with a swinging front door? Why aren't smartphones round? Why do drivers sit on the left in the United States?Industrial design is the study of the design process behind the products we use every day, from blenders to school buses to laptops. In Industrial Design: Why Smartphones Aren't Round and Other ... Read more

    $10.69 USD

  • Inside Tanks and Heavy Artillery

    by Chris Oxlade ...
    Series series Inside Military Machines
    The earliest tank was designed in the fifteenth century. Since then, tanks have developed into huge, powerful weapons. Get an up-close view of mighty tanks and artillery as you learn about a World War II gun that moved on railroad tracks, how explosive artillery shells work, and what's inside an armored tank! From ancient trebuchets and battering rams to digital technology on modern artillery, ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Simple Machines Inclined Plane

    by Jeff Barger ...
    Series series Simple Machines
    In Simple Machines: Inclined Plane, young learners in grades 1–3 will explore what an inclined plane is and how it is useful. This 24-page title uses real-world examples of simple machine mechanisms and explains how these feats of engineering can make daily work less difficult to complete.The Simple Machines series for grades 1–3 explains how basic mechanical devices, that are used for applying a ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Make: Like The Pioneers

    A Day in the Life with Sustainable, Low-Tech/No-Tech Solutions

    You may have mastered Arduino and 3D printing, but what will you make when the power goes out? This book, featuring projects drawn from previous issues of Make: and Craft:, features projects you can build with little or no technology. Whether it's making your own cider or starting a fire with a bow drill, the projects in this book will let you keep making even when you're away from civilization. ... Read more

    $7.19 USD

  • National Geographic Readers: Trains

    by Amy Shields ...
    Series series Readers
    Choo Choo! Kids love trains! Especially the old-timey steam engines found in amusement parks and zoos. But what about a super-speeder in Japan that zooms on the track at 361 miles per hour? Or the world's longest freight train, stretching on for a whopping 4.6 miles? Or futuristic railways in the sky? In this level 1 reader, young readers will discover a whole new way of looking at trains!National ... Read more

    $4.99 USD