Drones (True Book - Engineering Wonders)
Originally developed in the early 20th century for military purposes, unmanned aircraft, or drones, have come to be used for a variety of purposes. Readers will find out how drones work and what it takes to pilot them. They will also learn why the use of drones has become a controversial issue, how unmanned aircraft have been improved over time, and what today's engineering innovators are planning for the future of drone technology.
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