Elevators

by Maurer, Tracy Nelson, 1965-

Format: Print Book 2018
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 621.87 M44
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 621.87 M44
 
 
Summary

Book Features:
* 48 pages, 9 ½ inches x 7 inches
* Ages 8-10, Grades 3-4 leveled readers
* Simple, easy-to-read pages with real-life photographs
* Features before and after reading vocabulary
* Includes reading tips and comprehension and extension activities

The Magic Of Reading: The magic of reading and engineering come to life with Elevators: Engineering Wonders book. The 48-page book features vibrant photographs, fascinating facts, and history about the marvelous superstructures and how they're made.

Hands-On Reading Adventure: Going up? Hop on into this science book for a unique adventure as we look at some of the most amazing elevators in the world, the science behind how they're made, and so much more.

Features: More than just a story full of fascinating facts, this engineering for kids book also includes vocabulary, reading tips for mid-story interaction and engagement, and fun reading comprehension and extension activities.

Leveled Books: Vibrant illustrations and leveled text work together to tell a unique story and promote reading comprehension skills. The leveled book engages 3rd and 4th graders with new vocabulary and high-interest topics like science technology.

Why Rourke Educational Media: Since 1980, Rourke Publishing Company has specialized in publishing engaging and diverse non-fiction and fiction books for children in a wide range of subjects that support reading success on a level that has no limits.

Contents
Lifting up, lowering down
Ancient elevators
Otis changes skylines
From landmarks to sailing ships
Other lifting machines
Modern elevators
Reaching new heights
Timeline.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "From the depths of the Hoover Dam to space stations 240 miles above Earth, the latest entries in the Engineering Wonders series examine human-made marvels. Fusing vibrant full-page photos and educational diagrams with info-packed text, each installment explores an invention's origin, evolution, modern-day applications, and future. Elevators documents the pulleys and stone cylinders of ancient civilizations, Elisha Otis' 1854 steam-powered breakthrough, and the computer-controlled creations of today. Maurer also stresses the role of the elevator in legendary landmarks, such as the Eiffel Tower and the Empire State Building. Complete with glossaries, reading-comprehension questions, online resources, and in Elevators and International Space Station time lines, these comprehensive titles are a stellar resource for space-crazy or engineering-inclined middle-grade readers.--Shemroske, Briana Copyright 2017 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Engineering wonders.
Subjects Elevators -- Juvenile literature.
Elevators.
Publisher North Mankato, Minnesota :Rourke Educational Media,2018
Language English
Description 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
ISBN 9781683423928
1683423925
9781683424628
168342462X
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