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How Does It Work?

   

600203

How Does It Work?

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How does an airplane stay in the air? What makes speedboats speedy? Learn about the mechanics behind your favorite vehicles with these exciting books. Readers can practice reading informational text while vibrant, full-color photographs draw them in. Each book includes infographics, an activity, and a glossary to reinforce new words.
Number of books in the series: 7
ISBN :  600203

List Price :  $179.55

Library Price :   $125.65

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Series How Does It Work?
Reading Level Grade 2
Interest Level Grades 2 - 5
ATOS 2.4-2.8
Lexile 500-750
Guided Reading Level L
Copyright Year 2018
Dewey 600s
ISBN 600203
Author See Individual Titles
Artwork Photography
Publisher Jump!
Imprint Pogo STEM
AR Quiz Yes
Review Source School Library Journal
Pages 24
Trim Size 7.5" x 9"
Book Format Hardcover
Reading Counts Points N/A
Reviews

School Library Journal, April 2018
Many young kids are fascinated with “things that go.” This series on various types of vehicles will delight those readers with colorful photos and accessible explanations of the basic mechanics of each machine. Each book includes a diagram of how the parts work together to make the vehicle move. The images show a variety of power types, such as steam, diesel, electric, maglev, and hydrail trains. Segments like“Ideas for Parents and Teachers” offer a few generic suggestions for before, during, and after reading, but more specific tips for each title would have made this feature more helpful. Recommended extension activities in each book vary in quality, from experimenting with friction and toy cars to simply spinning in place to imitate a helicopter. VERDICT Robust collections where these topics are in high demand may want to consider these titles.

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