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Author Ciovacco, Justine, author.
Title All about small boats / Justine Ciovacco.
Pub Info New York : Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services, [2017]
book jacket
 Orleans-Children's Room  GO GO GO J 623 CIOV     AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Descript 32 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Let's find out! Transportation
Let's find out! (Britannica Educational Publishing). Transportation.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Boats afloat -- Early boats -- Turning the tide -- Boats, boats everywhere -- Parts of a boat -- Whatever floats your boat -- Making them move -- Gone with the wind -- Rising above the water -- Boats get down to business -- Water world.
Audience 1-4.
Summary Many of us enjoy quiet mornings canoeing on the lake, an afternoon of sailing on the ocean, or a weekend of adventurous kayaking through river rapids. But how do boats float? And what is the best way of powering them? Young readers will enjoy learning about the surprising variety of small boats, their basic structure, and their uses throughout history. Small boats are used for conveyance, security, rescue, and, of course, recreationally. This fully illustrated, engaging resource will appeal to anyone who loves being out on the water. Detailed Table of Contents, Fact Boxes, Full-Color Photographs, Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Sidebars, Websites.
Subject Boats and boating -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781680484441 (library bound : alk. paper)
1680484443 (library bound : alk. paper)
9781680484526 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1680484524 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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