The Thrills and Chills of Amusement Parks

Illustrated by Mark Borgions
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About The Book

Learn the science behind the fun of amusement parks in this fact-tastic nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the science of fun stuff!

Did you know that a rollercoaster does not need an engine or power source of its own? And how exactly does a bumper car go without gas? Young science lovers will flip when they learn about the science behind amusement parks in this fun, fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read!

A special section at the back of the book includes Common Core–vetted extras on subjects like geography and math, and there’s even a fun quiz so readers can test themselves to see what they’ve learned!

About The Author

Jordan D. Brown loves to write about science for kids, and is the author of Micro ManiaCrazy 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.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon Spotlight (February 2015)
  • Length: 48 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781481428583
  • Grades: 1 - 3
  • Ages: 6 - 8
  • Lexile ® NC920L

Awards and Honors

  • Kansas State Reading Circle List Intermediate Title

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