Bridges (True Book - Engineering Wonders)
Bridges are a crucial part of trade and transportation. They allow vehicles and pedestrians alike to cross everything from rushing rivers to rocky ravines. Readers will trace the history of bridges from their invention in ancient times to the construction of today's engineering wonders. They will learn why different bridge shapes are suited to different purposes, how engineers choose which materials to use in bridge construction, and much more.
These informational picture books give an overview of the featured topics, including pictures, facts, and history about each featured object. The beginning of each book starts with the phrase, “Find the truth! Everything you are about to read is true except for one of the sentences on this page.” That statement is followed by two true or false questions that will be answered throughout the book. These provide an opportunity to learn about the history of select man-made objects that are frequently used today, answering some of the questions about the modern world from inquiring children. Each book is 48 pgs, pb. ~ Brianna