eBook DK Eyewitness Books: Transportation, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465408894
  • ISBN-13: 9781465408891
  • DDC: 629.04
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 72 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released September 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

Eyewitness Transportation introduces readers to the world of trains, planes, automobiles, and more! We explore the world of transportation, and transportation around the world. From the origins of all manner of wagons, bicycles, cars, and trains to the newest technological advances and beyond, no wheel is left unturned.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Frontispiece.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Why Travel?.
2: Muscle Power.
3: On the Water.
4: The Wheel.
5: On the Road.
6: The Age of Sail.
7: Running on Steam.
8: Steaming Ahead.
9: Opening Up the Land.
10: Above and Below.
11: Taking to the Skies.
12: Internal Combustion Engine.
13: On Two Wheels.
14: The Automobile.
15: Powered Flight.
16: The Helicopter.
17: Jet Engines.
18: The Age of the Car.
19: Rockets.
20: Journey to the Moon.
21: Exploring Space.
22: Small World.
23: Ships of Today.
24: High-Speed Trains.
25: Modern Motoring.
26: Fun on Wheels.
27: War Machines.
28: Running on a Reactor.
29: Future of Transportation.
Timelines.
30: Speedsters.
31: Record Breakers.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgments.