How the Wheel Changed History

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How the Wheel Changed History examines the ancient origins of the wheel and explores the many inventions--from the spinning wheel to the phonograph--made possible by the simple machine. Features include essential facts, a glossary, selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and maps, charts, and diagrams.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS JNF061010, JNF057000, JNF025000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science & Technology, Social Studies
Copyright 2016
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2015-08-01
ISBN 9781624037887, 9781629697734
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 621.8
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 9.75 x 8.5
Lexile 1260
Accelerated Reader® Quiz Not AR
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events
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Essential Library of Inventions – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

This effective series describes history’s most crucial inventions and explains their enormous impact on the modern world. . . . All titles are well written and include information, complete with diagrams, about how the inventions work and the comple[me]ntary technologies they inspired. Large, well-chosen period and contemporary illustrations and photos are a plus. This set delivers plenty of report information and encourages readers to think about how technology has affected their lives, making it an excellent choice.

Author: Melissa Higgins