How the Wheel Changed History
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|
|Subject||Science & Technology, Social Studies|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
|Dimensions||9.75 x 8.5|
|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|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
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.