Great Achievements in Engineering
Readers will marvel at the incredible engineering accomplishments in each of these engaging books. Through up-close examinations of three major projects, readers learn about core science and engineering concepts and principles at work in the discipline. The books also explore the tools used by engineers in their work, as well as issues that regularly come into play in the world of engineering, such as availability of resources and environmental impacts. Each book concludes with a forward look at the future of the discipline.
Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.
Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Fall 2018
- Spring 2018
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|Subject||Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||9.75 x 8.5|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Great Achievements in Engineering - Horn Book Guide
These substantial books begin with a brief introduction and history, then validate the “Amazing Feats” label with remarkable projects. . . [and] challenges and problem-solving are emphasized. Illustrations include both color photos and diagrams. Career advice, facts, and a hands-on project are appended.
Great Achievements in Engineering - School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Through nine chapters, each title combines history, project development, the problem-solving work of engineers, and likely future developments in the particular specialty. The writing is informative and usually interesting, though a bit challenging; the books would work well with high school and college students. These thoughtful explorations of the importance and work of engineering add depth to science and career materials for skilled readers in the upper grades.