Drones

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Drones are a Modern Engineering Marvel! In this engaging title, readers will explore the history of drones from hot air balloons to radio-controlled aircraft to today's unmanned aerial vehicles. Reginald Denny and his development of radio-controlled planes for the US military is featured, and a colorful infographic shows the parts of a drone. Readers will learn how different types of drones work and see the future of drones from weather monitoring to delivering packages! A timeline, a glossary, and an index supplement historical and color photos. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF061010, JNF051120, JNF057010
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Science & Technology, Social Studies
Copyright 2018
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2017-09-01
ISBN 9781532110894, 9781680788747
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 623.7469
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Lexile 900
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 5.7
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 190993
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Reviewed, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events
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Modern Engineering Marvels – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Comprehensive and well researched, this colorful, organized series offers an abundance of qualitative information for middle schoolers. Throughout the titles, data is richly depicted via infographics, captioned photographs, illustrations, sidebars, and time lines. In addition, the texts are easily navigated with the help of a table of contents, labeled images, chapters, subheadings, and an index found in each book. Much of the content covers both the historical significance and the modern relevance of the subjects. The clean layout and occasional sidebars help to direct readers’ attention and communicate facts in a visually appealing and bright manner. A must-have addition for collections exploring the maker movement and STEM topics or with a special interest in engineering.

Author: Elsie Olson