Boats by Margaret Parrish

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Boats showcases some of the most amazing boats, ships, and watercraft to set sail, from Chinese junks and luxury yachts to fireboats and deep-sea submersibles. The most impressive features and feats of each watercraft are highlighted, while action photos show just how well these boats take to the water. There are 'Stats & Facts' boxes loaded with technical details, a glossary that explains seafaring terminology and technology and a 'Did you know?' section that includes little-known facts about each boat and ship featured. Find out about... The Deep Flight submersible, an underwater boat with wings. The World, a luxury cruise ship you can actually live on. The California Quake drag boat that races across the waves at 230 mph! The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, a boat with a crew the size of a small town.
 

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Published November 15, 2012 by ticktock Media Ltd. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Gr 2–5—In each of these unabashed browsing items (they don't contain introductions or conclusions and the text is spare), a spread is devoted to one of 13 high-interest vehicles. For example, Vehicles has sections on the Bronto Skylift fire tr

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