An Illustrated Timeline of Transportation

An Illustrated Timeline of Transportation

by Kremena T. Spengler
     
 

How have people traveled and moved goods throughout history, and when were different methods invented? From canoes to trains, cars to airplanes, this book length timeline is packed with all kinds of transportation. Pick a point and start exploring!See more details below

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How have people traveled and moved goods throughout history, and when were different methods invented? From canoes to trains, cars to airplanes, this book length timeline is packed with all kinds of transportation. Pick a point and start exploring!

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Annie Laura Smith
This timeline addresses how people have traveled and how goods have been transported throughout history, from canoes in 6300 BC to the Airbus in 2005. Numerous means of transportation are addressed including canoes, animals, trains, cars, and airplanes. The book is divided into sections rather than chapters. Each section covers a definitive historical period, and includes relevant facts of the era and cartoon-like illustrations. The first section is aptly titled "Ancient Times," and followed by subsequent time periods. An activity, "Build Your Own Timeline," provides instructions for making a timeline of the history of flight beginning with the Wright Brothers success at Kitty Hawk in 1903, and ending with today. A glossary defines relevant terms. "To Learn More" lists books and Internet sites which provide more information on the subject. An index allows easy navigation through the text. The book is part of the "An Illustrated Timeline" Series which includes: An Illustrated Timeline of Inventions and Inventors, An Illustrated Timeline of Space Exploration, An Illustrated Timeline of U.S. States, An Illustrated Timeline of Dinosaurs, and An Illustrated Timeline of U.S. Presidents, This series provides excellent supplemental information to a history curriculum. Reviewer: Annie Laura Smith

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781404870192
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
08/01/2011
Series:
Visual Timelines in History
Pages:
24
Sales rank:
1,354,614
Product dimensions:
10.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile:
800L (what's this?)
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

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