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Engineering that Made America

How did the Wright brothers design their first airplane? What did it take to construct San Francisco's famous Golden Gate Bridge? This series gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most significant engineering achievements in U.S. history.In addition to compelling narrative text, these books feature quotes, diagrams, and high-impact photos that bring each story to life. Additional features include a fast facts spread, a timeline, critical-thinking questions, primary-source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Spring 2017 Cover: The Building of the Golden Gate Bridge

The Building of the Golden Gate Bridge

Gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the building of the Golden Gate Bridge. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary… More →

 
Spring 2017 Cover: The Building of the Hoover Dam

The Building of the Hoover Dam

Gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the building of the Hoover Dam. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source… More →

 
Spring 2017 Cover: The Building of the Transcontinental Railroad

The Building of the Transcontinental Railroad

Gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the building of the Transcontinental Railroad. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions… More →

 
Spring 2017 Cover: The Invention of the Airplane

The Invention of the Airplane

Gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the invention of the airplane. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source… More →

 
Spring 2017 Cover: The Invention of the Assembly Line

The Invention of the Assembly Line

Gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the invention of the assembly line. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source… More →

 
Spring 2017 Cover: The Invention of the Atomic Bomb

The Invention of the Atomic Bomb

Gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the invention of the atomic bomb. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source… More →

 
Spring 2017 Cover: The Invention of the Cotton Gin

The Invention of the Cotton Gin

Gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the invention of the cotton gin. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source… More →

 
Spring 2017 Cover: The Invention of the Transistor

The Invention of the Transistor

Gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the invention of the transistor. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source… More →

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