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Stickmen's guide to watercraft

by Farndon, John,

Format: Print Book 2016
Availability: Available at 5 Libraries 6 of 6 copies
Available (6)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Non-Fiction Collection j VM150.F37 2016
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  First Floor Children's Department - Non-Fiction Collection
 
Call Number  j VM150.F37 2016
 
 
CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's Non-Fiction Collection j VM150.F37 2016
Location  CLP - Squirrel Hill
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction Collection
 
Call Number  j VM150.F37 2016
 
 
Carnegie Library of McKeesport Children Non Fiction J 623.82 F23
Location  Carnegie Library of McKeesport
 
Collection  Children Non Fiction
 
Call Number  J 623.82 F23
 
 
Moon Township Public Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 623.82 FARNDON
Location  Moon Township Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  J 623.82 FARNDON
 
 
Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 623.82 F23
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 623.82 F23
 
 
Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 623.82 F23
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 623.82 F23
 
 
Summary

How does a giant cruise ship stay upright? Just how big is an aircraft carrier? How are submarines powered? Join the Stickmen for a close look at how watercrafts work, though be careful--you may get into deep water!

Contents
Watercraft
History of watercraft
Passenger Ships
On the bridge
Engines and propulsion
Hulls and hydrofoils
Aircraft carriers
Cargo ships
Sailboats
Submarines
Deep diver
Hovercraft
Strange inventions.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "*Starred Review* With plentiful diagrams, concise and clear text, and a lighthearted tone, this entry in the Stickmen's Guides to How Everything Works series is a stellar introduction to watercraft of all kinds. Opening with a brief time line highlighting key moments in the development of boats and ships, this engaging title continues with two-page spreads zeroing in on important components of ships and navigation, such as triangular sails, which help sailors use wind to travel in any direction; nuclear reactor engines on submarines; and the unique construction of deep-sea submersibles. Each well-explained concept is accompanied by attractive, cartoonish, yet detailed illustrations featuring cutaway views of various ships and clear diagrams demonstrating topics such as tacking, ballast, and hovercraft construction. Plenty of labels make the diagrams easy to follow, and the boatload of facts ensures that students will come away with a rich understanding not only of the parts of various types of watercraft but also the fundamental ways they move around. Deeply informative and pleasantly approachable, this is sure to make a splash.--Hunter, Sarah Copyright 2016 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Farndon, John. Stickmen's guides to how everything works.
Subjects Ships -- Juvenile literature.
Boats and boating -- Juvenile literature.
Aircraft carriers -- Juvenile literature.
Ships.
Boats and boating.
Publisher Minneapolis, MN :2016
Contributors De Quay, John Paul, illustrator.
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 31 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
ISBN 9781467793629
1467793620
9781467795937
1467795933
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