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The high maneuverability and speed of jet fighters cause pilots to experience g-forces nine times that of gravity! Students will learn about the history, technology, and future of the fastest jet fighters in the world.
Concept cars are made to introduce new ideas and designs. They are first shown to the public at car shows. Young readers will learn about the history of concept cars, how concept cars are designed, and how they are displayed at car shows.
High-performance engines make these boats capable of incredible speeds. Young readers will learn how powerboats are designed to reduce wind resistance in their goal of reaching the fastest speed possible.
High speeds, superior handling, and sleek design are all features of super cars. Readers will learn about the history and technology of these extreme sports cars as well as how they are developed and used today.
Bullet trains originated in Japan. They are the fastest trains on Earth. Young readers will learn about the history of bullet trains, the technology that makes their high speeds possible, and what bullet trains may be like in the future!
Considered the most capable multi-role fighter, the F-16 Fighting Falcon can weather any storm. The streamlined aircraft will fly more than 500 miles to meet the enemy, locate targets under low visibility, and withstand nine times the force of gravity. Discover how Air Force pilots can take on any mission in the F-16 Fighting Falcon.
Named after General Creighton Abrams, the Abrams tank is the main battle tank of the United States Army. Its powerful main gun, composite armor, and large engine make it one of the most formidable land vehicles in the world. Readers will learn about the parts of the Abrams, the crew needed to operate the tank, and common Abrams missions.
Sports cars are one or two-passenger vehicles that have a low center of gravity and steering designed for precise control at high speeds. Young learners will explore the history of sports cars, the parts that make up a sports car, and how they are used in racing.
Long ago, the cemeteries of Paris were overflowing with dead bodies. The solution? Dig up the bones and move them to quarries beneath the city. Now the dark tunnels are artfully lined with bones and skulls, but visitors notice more than the décor. Find out how resentful ghosts make their presence known in the catacombs of Paris.
These United States Army vehicles are so fast and so quiet that onboard soldiers have become known as ghost riders! Sized between a Humvee and a tank, these eight-wheeled armored vehicles are the latest in Army combat technology. Young readers will be amazed as they speed through this extreme title.
People have raced stock cars for almost a century. The technology has changed, but the excitement of the races has remained the same. This title explains the history of stock cars, what's under their hoods, and what the future holds for these high-speed race cars.
Rally cars are race cars that are also street legal. They are raced over long-distances by two-member teams consisting of a driver and a navigator. Readers will learn about the history of rally cars, the huge courses on which they race, and the unique format of their races.
Hydroplanes travel across the water toward the finish line at incredible speeds. One wrong move can send the vehicle into a serious crash. Students will learn about the history and construction of these lightweight speed-machines.
Transylvania was once home to Vlad III, a ruler whose murderous reputation left thousands dead by impalement. The weight of his cruelty still rests in the dark forests and icy castle chambers of this mountainous Romanian region. Open this book to find out how Transylvania is shrouded in the chill of its violent past.
For soldiers on the ground, the Humvee is a welcome sight. This multi-purpose vehicle serves as a weapons carrier, ambulance, troop shelter, and more. It takes a beating from harsh terrain, gunfire, and enemy explosives as it brings equipment and personnel to safety. In this high-interest title, reluctant readers will learn why the Humvee is called upon during wars and natural disasters.
The fastest salt flat racers can reach speeds over 750 miles per hour! Students will learn about the salt flats, the history of salt flat racing, and the technology behind some of the fastest land vehicles on Earth.
An enemy ship is spotted 30 miles away from a United States Navy aircraft carrier. Sailors scramble to the deck to get F/A-18E/F Super Hornets airborne. Streaking into the sky, the Super Hornets confront the enemy ship and force it to leave U.S. waters. In this title, students will discover the components of the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and how the Navy uses the jet fighter on different missions.
Sprint cars are small, speedy race cars that can be raced on paved or dirt tracks. They can move at over 140 miles per hour! Readers will explore the history of these compact, high-powered speed machines.