Boats and Ships

Boats and Ships

by Chris Oxlade

Hardcover(Library Binding - Revised)

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Transportation Around the World examines different forms of transportation that are in use around the world. Each book looks at what the form of fransportation is, how it works, and where it is used. Examples of many different vehicles are looked at in terms of what makes them special. The examples range from the everyday to the extraordinary.

Boats and Ships looks at types of boats that are used for travel, work, and fun. Kayaks use paddle power. Hydrofoils have wings to lift them out of the water. Aircraft carriers are big enough for planes to take off and land on them!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432901998
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 08/28/2007
Series: Transportation Around the World
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

Table of Contents

What Is a Boat?     4
How Boats Work     6
The First Boats     8
Where Boats Are Used     10
Fishing Boats     12
Gondolas     14
Ferries     16
Hydrofoils     18
Aircraft Carriers     20
Sailing Ships     22
Container Ships     24
Powerboats     26
Cruise Ships     28
Timeline     30
Glossary     31
Find Out More     32
Index     32

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