Put readers in the pilot's seat of a helicopter! With vibrant graphics, action-packed photographs, and engaging text, this book will get readers excited about the fast, thrilling world of helicopters. Readers will learn how helicopters are used for transport, rescue work, and military efforts. The forces that make a helicopter fly - lift, gravity, thrust, and drag - are also described. A comprehensive diagram displays the main parts of a helicopter. Simple, straightforward text breaks down complicated engine workings for readers. Also discussed are safety measures and helicopter history. Features include a table of contents, fast facts, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Format Price Qty
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Dewey 629.133
ATOS Reading Level 4.0
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Guided Reading Level P
Copyright 2011
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 9.5 x 8.25
Graphics Full-color photographs
Imprint Big Buddy Books
ISBN 9781617146978
Format Reinforced Hardcover

Author: Sarah Tieck