Extreme Machines (DK Readers Level 4 Series)

Extreme Machines (DK Readers Level 4 Series)

by Christopher Maynard

Paperback(Level 4 / Grades 2-4)

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They were built to conquer land, sea, and air:  read about the biggest, fastest, most incredible machines in the world in the Level 4 DK Reader Extreme Machines!.

Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in DK Readers, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge.

With DK Readers, children will learn to read—then read to learn!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780789454171
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 03/28/2000
Series: DK Readers Level 4 Series
Edition description: Level 4 / Grades 2-4
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 131,791
Product dimensions: 5.88(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.16(d)
Lexile: 850L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

About the Author

Christopher Maynard is an editor and author with more than 50 books under his belt. He is the winner of the 1996 Rhône-Poulenc Prize for Junior Science Book of the Year, and has been the runner-up for the TES Senior Information Book Award. He is the author of Jobs People Do, Days of the Knights, Science Kit, The Best Book of Dinosaurs, and Pirates!: Raiders of the High Seas.

Table of Contents

An extreme machine4
Drag-car racing6
Le Mans10
Thrust SSC14
Stretch limousine18
Deep-sea submersible20
Offshore powerboats24
Hydroplane racing28
Mi-26 helicopter32
The X-1536
Space shuttle40
Ideas for the future44

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