The Invention of the Airplane

Engineering that Made America
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

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 quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Narrative, Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2017
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2017-01-01
BISACS JNF061000, JNF025170, JNF051120
Dewey 629.13
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 690
Guided Reading Level U
ATOS Reading Level 4.7
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 187488
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Phonetics, Primary-source text, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events
Online Resources

  • Fast Facts and Timeline
  • Learning to Fly
  • Building a Glider
  • Breaking Records
  • Testing Their Wings
  • Flying
  • Changing the World
  • Think About It
  • Glossary
  • Source Notes
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Patricia Hutchison

A former teacher, Patricia Hutchison is a lover of nature. Since leaving the classroom, she has written several books and articles about science. When she is not writing, she loves to travel with her husband. While visiting different places, she is always amazed at the wonders of nature.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Engineering that Made America from Booklist on March 1, 2017

Kids handed the Engineering That Made America series will be immediately drawn to its subject matter. In part, that’s because each title begins not with a feat of engineering but with a person. Golden Gate Bridge begins with one man, Michael O’ Shaughnessy, turning his… View →