A history of cars

by Corbett, David, 1937-

Format: Print Book 2006
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 629.222 Cor
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  j 629.222 Cor
 
 
Summary
From Past to Present is an exciting introduction to topics that fascinate young readers. The presentation is lively and colorful, packed with full-color photographs and engaging sidebars. Supporting both the science and social studies curriculum, the text provides a clear, chronological history of each topic, explaining how both technology and our ways of measuring time have changed over the years and how these innovations have changed the way we live.
Contents
The horseless carriage
The dawn of auto travel
Early automobiles
Status and comfort
At the garage
Early automakers
Mass production
The 1920s
The 1930s
The 1940s and 1950s
Commercial vehicles
Auto races
Design successes and failures
The immortals
Cars of today and cars of tomorrow.

Additional Information
Series From past to present.
Subjects Automobiles -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Automobiles -- History.
Publisher Milwaukee, WI :Gareth Stevens Pub.,2006
Edition North American ed.
Language English
Notes Previously published: Tunbridge Wells, Kent, U.K. : Ticktock Entertainment, 2003.
Description 36 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0836862864
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