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Cars : engines that move you / Dan Zettwoch.

Zettwoch, Dan, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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Homer Public Library J 629.222 ZET 000152430 Children's Library -- Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781626728219
  • ISBN: 1626728216
  • Physical Description: 121 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : First Second, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"From oddball inventors tinkering in their grages to global corporations, learn where cars came from and how they work. When you pop the hood, what are you looking at? How does gasoline--or an electric battery, or even steam--make a car move? Rev your motor and see how cars have impacted billions of people and the world around us. Vroom, vroom!"--Page 4 of cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 121).
Formatted Contents Note:
Intake : prehistory of cars -- Compression : putting it all together -- Power : explosive growth -- Exhaust : cars and our environment -- Glossary.
Summary, etc.:
A young reader's introduction to where cars came from and how they work. Presented in comic book format.
"In Dan Zettwoch's Science Comics: Cars, you'll learn where cars came from and how they work. When you pop the hood, what are you looking at? How does gasoline - or electric batteries, or even steam - make a car move? Rev up your motor and take look at the combustible history of the automobile and its explosive effects on our modern lives."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Automobiles > Juvenile literature.
Automobiles > Comic books, strips, etc.
Automobiles > Cartoons and comics.
Automobiles > History > Cartoons and comics.
Cartoons and comics.
Genre: Graphic novels.
Comic books, strips, etc.
Comics (Graphic works)
Educational comics.
Graphic novels.
Juvenile works.
Nonfiction comics.
Educational comics.
Nonfiction comics.
Comics (Graphic works)