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Semitrucks

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Semitrucks crisscross the countryside carrying products and goods to grocery stores and shopping malls. Learn about the features that make these big rigs perfect for long hauls. Discover how truckers keep these 18-wheelers cruising down the country’s highways and byways.
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Overview

Semitrucks crisscross the countryside carrying products and goods to grocery stores and shopping malls. Learn about the features that make these big rigs perfect for long hauls. Discover how truckers keep these 18-wheelers cruising down the country’s highways and byways.
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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Peg Glisson
This title in the "Blazers Horsepower" series gives the young reader simple basics of a semi's parts and how the trucks are used. Facts and definitions are well developed. "Blazer Fact" sidebars highlight additional information of interest to youngsters. Like others in Blazers series, there is a labeled diagram of a semi's parts, a glossary, an index, and recommended websites and books. However, one site cannot be found, another quotes Wikipedia, and the third is a commercial site for Mack trucks. Stunning photos align well with the text and will draw youngsters in. This works as a very basic introduction, but many youngsters will want more detailed books. Reviewer: Peg Glisson
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781429608275
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2007
  • Series: Horsepower Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 1,356,297
  • Age range: 8 - 14 Years
  • Lexile: 740L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.31 (w) x 9.03 (h) x 0.29 (d)

Meet the Author

Martha E. H. Rustad is the author of more than one hundred nonfiction children's books, on topics ranging from baby ducks to black holes to ancient Babylon. She lives with her family in Brainerd, Minnesota.
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