Spring 2017

Engineering that Made America

Cover: Engineering that Made America Spread: 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.

Individual Titles

Title   ATOS Format Qty
Engineering that Made America (8 titles) Spring 2017
The Building of the Golden Gate Bridge Spring 2017 5.1
The Building of the Hoover Dam Spring 2017 5.0
The Building of the Transcontinental Railroad Spring 2017 5.0
The Invention of the Airplane Spring 2017 4.7
The Invention of the Assembly Line Spring 2017 5.3
The Invention of the Atomic Bomb Spring 2017 5.2
The Invention of the Cotton Gin Spring 2017 4.9
The Invention of the Transistor Spring 2017 5.0
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  • Suggested Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Suggested Reading Level: Grade 4

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