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Transportation: From Walking to High-Speed Rail
Transportation: From Walking to High-Speed Rail
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Transportation: From Walking to High-Speed Rail

From afternoon walks to carriage rides to Sunday drives to weekend trips on high speed trains, transportation has evolved the world over to get people where they want to go faster and faster. Discover the historical context of these changes in this title that explores the development of transportation from ancient times to today.

Reading LevelGrades 3-5
Interest LevelGrades 3-5
Lexile Level910L
ATOS Level5.4
AR Points0.5
AR Quiz #138531
Page Dimensions7 1/2" x 9 7/16"
Page Count32
BindingReinforced Library Binding
List Price: $30.65 School/Library Price

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Norfolk Public Schools

"A timeline of transporting from early people to the present day. Timeline progresses through book. Beautiful photos and illustrations. -- Azalea Gardens Middle School Norfolk Public Schools11/10/10" - Norfolk Public Schools

November 10, 2010

Omaha Public Schools - Larrienna Eisenbeisz

"This is a Timeline History series book. The book starts out with a definition of transportation and how to use a timeline. The timeline for this particular subject starts in 98,000 BCE and discusses people dragging things from one place to another. The story continues to the present. Each major mode of transportation is discussed. At the present hybrid cars and magnetic levitation trains are discussed. A future of space travel is also discussed. Very good information. Very informative.Non-fiction text features include: Table of Contents, Chapters, headings, captions, photographs, bolded words, key dates section, glossary, read more section, internet sites section, and index. –Larrienna Eisenbeisz, Bancroft School Omaha Public Schools 3/28/2012" - Omaha Public Schools

March 28, 2012

Elizabeth Raum

Elizabeth Raum

Elizabeth Raum has written over two-dozen nonfiction books for young readers, including a biography of Louis Armstrong for Capstone Press. Over the years, she has worked as a middle school and high school English teacher, an elementary school librarian, and a college library director. Elizabeth Raum has written many nonfiction books for children. Two of her Capstone You Choose books, Orphan Trains: An Interactive History Adventure (2011) and Can You Survive Storm Chasing? (2012), are Junior Library Guild selections. Elizabeth lives in Michigan with her husband, Richard.

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