Wheels

Simple Machines
  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 2
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

Readers learn how this simple machine makes it easier to move things from one place to another. They also learn a wheel works with an axle. By the end of the book, readers know the difference between complex and simple machines and how wheels are used in everyday life to make work easier.

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978-1-62323-193-4
$34.95
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2013
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2012-08-01
BISACS JNF051010, JNF051140, JNF051130
Dewey 621.8
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 600
Guided Reading Level M
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources



  • Tools and Machines
  • Wonderful Wheels
  • Far and Fast
  • Easy Does It
  • Great Gears
  • A World of Wheels
  • Glossary
  • Books and Web Sites
  • Index
Author: Lisa Owings

Lisa Owings has a degree in English and creative writing from the University of Minnesota. She has written and edited a wide variety of educational books for young people. Lisa lives in Andover, Minnesota, with her husband.

Illustrator: Reginald Butler