Learn all about the soaring science behind aerodynamic airplanes in this fact-tastic nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the science of fun stuff!
Did you know that some military aircrafts are capable of “supersonic flight,” traveling at speeds faster than sound? Or that the Wright brothers designed the first airplane after studying the wings of birds? You’ll learn this and much more as you become an expert on the science behind airplanes.
Amaze your friends with all you’ve learned in this engaging, fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read! A special section at the back of the book includes Common Core–vetted extras on subjects like social studies and math, and there’s even a fun quiz so readers can test themselves to see what they’ve learned! Learning science has never been so much fun!
Jordan D. Brown loves to write about science for kids, and is the author of Micro Mania, Crazy Concoctions, and Robo World. He’s also the educational advisor for TV shows such as Dinosaur Train and My Little Pony. Jordan lives in Walker Valley, New York, with his wife Ellen, two children, and two dogs.
Mark Borgions is an award-winning designer, illustrator, and animator. His illustrations have been published worldwide in advertising, editorial, and in children’s books. He is also cocreator of a bestselling series of audio plays in his homeland of Belgium. As an animator, he creates motion graphics and character animation for clients across the globe. He lives with his wife and two kids in Antwerp, Belgium.
Publisher: Simon Spotlight (May 17, 2016)
Length: 48 pages
Grades: 1 - 3
Ages: 6 - 8
Lexile ® NC910L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®