Fall 2023

Car Technology

Milestones in Technology
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Introduces readers to significant developments in car technology and explores how those inventions and discoveries led to further advancements. Additional features include a table of contents, infographics to help readers learn more about the topic, Fast Facts, critical thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, a selected bibliography, and sources for further research.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Narrative, Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2024
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2023-08-01
BISACS JNF061000, JNF051120, JNF061010
Dewey 629.222
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 790
Guided Reading Level V
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • Fast Facts
  • The Internal Combustion Engine
  • The Electric Starter and Car Keys
  • Seat Belts
  • Anti-Lock Brakes
  • Electric Cars
  • Self-Driving Cars
  • Think About It
  • Glossary
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Find Out More
  • Index
Author: James Bow

James Bow is the author of more than 40 nonfiction books for children. He is a graduate of the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, and is a freelance writer and editor. He currently lives outside Toronto, Canada, with his wife and two daughters.


A noteworthy review of Milestones in Technology from Booklist on October 1, 2023

In this very readable entry in the Milestones in Technology series (8 titles), readers get a succinct rundown of important technological developments in the manufacturing of cars. A bullet-pointed summary precedes the main text, making it easy for readers to follow the trajectory of… View →

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