How Cars Work

Author: Tom Newton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780966862300

Category: Transportation

Page: 96

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How Cars Work is a completely illustrated primer describing the 250 most important car parts and how they work. This mini test book includes wonderfully simple line drawings and clear language to describe all the automotive systems as well as a glossary, index, and a test after each chapter. How Cars Work provides the basic vocabulary and mechanical knowledge to help a reader talk intelligently with mechanics understand shop manuals, and diagnosis car problems. Tom Newton guides the reader with a one topic per page format that delivers information in bite size chunks, just right for teenage boys. How Cars Work was the most stolen book at Kennedy High School in Richmond California! Teachers like our title and so do librarians. The History channel, Modern Marvels-2000, Actuality Productions, Inc is using How Cars Work to train staff for a documentary on automobiles.

How Cars Work

The Interactive Guide to Mechanisms That Make a Car Move

Author: Nick Arnold

Publisher: Running Press Kids

ISBN: 9780762447268

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 22

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Introduces basic components of a car, explains how they are built, and provides examples of their purposes, timelines for each part's history, and instructions for how to use the enclosed construction materials.

It Starts with a Key

How Cars Work, for Kids

Author: Bradley Zink

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781511429948


Page: 70

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For my 25th book, I chose a very special project to create. I bring to you "It Starts With A Key: How Cars Work, For Kids." In this book, we will explore the history of the automobile, describe the parts of the car and how they function, then finally take a look at some of the most exotic classic and modern-day sport cars from around the world. So sit back, buckle in, and hold on for an incredible ride. Featuring the cars of Symbolic International Photography by Bill Noon

How Your Car Works

Your Guide to the Components & Systems of Modern Cars, Including Hybrid & Electric Vehicles

Author: Arvid Linde

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1845845005

Category: Transportation

Page: 128

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Describes the systems and parts of gasoline-powered, diesel, electric, hybrid, and alternative propulsion automobiles.

Car Science

Author: Richard Hammond

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1405343052

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

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Top Gear’s Richard Hammond is in the driving seat for this turbo-charged tour through the nuts and bolts of car technology. Underneath the bonnet of every car there’s a lot of fast, furious, and spectacular science going on. G-force, combustion, power, you name it, a car’s got it. Help your child discover all about the science of cars in this explosive tour. Find out how cars revolutionised the world, see how a car functions with jaw-dropping diagrams, cutaway drawings and cool graphics. Steer to the fundamental science behind the mechanics and then sit back for an exciting look into the future of minimal emissions, maximum fun. PLUS, find great things your child will love to make and do!

Auto Upkeep

Maintenance, Light Repair, Auto Ownership, and How Cars Work

Author: Michael E. Gray

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781627020145


Page: 464

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This set includes the Auto Upkeep Textbook (paperback) and the Auto Upkeep Workbook (paperback). Textbook Description: From choosing an insurance policy to performing basic maintenance and repair, Auto Upkeep is the do-it-yourself automotive guide for the driver in you. Auto Upkeep keeps you safe and your vehicle reliable by providing easy-to-follow information with detailed pictures and drawings. Discover how to choose a quality repair facility, buy a car, handle roadside emergencies, diagnose common problems, and communicate effectively with technicians - all while saving money. Auto Upkeep includes 20 full color chapters with over 700 illustrations. Workbook Description: The Auto Upkeep Workbook accompanies the text, explaining additional step-by-step procedures that can easily be performed with basic tools. The Auto Upkeep Workbook includes 40 hands-on and Internet-based activities with over 250 illustrations. Learn more at

How Self-Driving Cars Work

Author: Ian Chow-Miller

Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 1502637510

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Once considered a possibility of the distant future, the technology for self-driving vehicles may soon be fully realized and widely available. In this timely resource, young readers will discover how self-driving cars work, how they move safely about the road, and how these amazing innovations have evolved from the automobile as we know it.

How Electric and Hybrid Cars Work

Author: Nick Hunter

Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP

ISBN: 1433995638

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Electric and hybrid cars use less fuel than conventional cars—but fuel economy is only one consumer consideration when choosing a new vehicle. Speed, cost, and even convenience also play a role, even if these aspects of a car mean it’s less eco-friendly. Full-color photographs of hybrid engines, batteries, and solar-powered cars will draw readers in while they learn about this fascinating new car technology. Including accessible explanations of the greenhouse effect, carbon emissions, and the creation and use of fuel, the main content will help readers shape an informed opinion about the many positives and negatives about electric and hybrid cars. Readers will gather even more knowledge from sidebars focusing on specific topics and conservation information from fact boxes offering important ecological points of view.

How Do Race Cars Work? Car Book for Kids | Children's Transportation Books

Author: Baby Professor

Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC

ISBN: 1541922697

Category: Transportation

Page: 64

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If you have a child who likes race cars, then this book should go in his collection. Aside from beautiful pictures, the book also contains information explaining how cars work. By combining design with facts, we create a book that will feed the brain with facts and pictures. So what are you waiting for? Secure a copy of this car book for kids!

Zoom! How Cars Move

Author: Jennifer Prior

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

ISBN: 9781433336577

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 28

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Introduces cars, discussing how they work, their history, driver and passenger safety, and their impact on the environment.

Cars On the Move

Author: Willow Clark

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1435893336

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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Cars are not just boring vehicles that get us safely to school and work. Some cars are tricked out in funky designs and colors. Others race down tracks at super fast speeds. Readers will learn about these amazing cars, and return to this fun book again and again.


Author: Gwen Bradford

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 019102340X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 208

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From the magisterial to the mundane, achievements play a role in the best kind of human life, and many people think that they are of such importance that they are worth pursuing at the expense of serious sacrifices. Yet for all that, no philosophers have devoted more than a few short passages to discerning what makes achievements valuable, or even what makes something an achievement to begin with. Gwen Bradford presents the first systematic account of what achievements are, and what it is about them that makes them worth doing. It turns out that more things count as achievements than we might have thought, and that what makes them valuable isn't something we usually think of as good. It turns out that difficulty, perhaps surprisingly, plays a central part in characterizing achievements and their value: achievements are worth the effort. But just what does it mean for something to be difficult, and why is it valuable? A thorough analysis of the nature of difficulty is given, and ultimately, the best account of the value of achievements taps into perfectionist axiology. But not just any perfectionist theory of value will do, and in this book we see a new perfectionist theory developed that succeeds in capturing the value of achievement better than its predecessors.

Reform Doesn't Work

Grassroots Efforts Can Provide Answers to School Improvement

Author: Keen Babbage

Publisher: R&L Education

ISBN: 1610486161

Category: Education

Page: 169

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Where does education happen? In classrooms. Teachers can provide the ultimate reform of education and teachers can be the ultimate reformers of education. Still, teachers cannot create all of the needed improvements in education alone. Input from, involvement from, ideas from, and participation from many other people can combine with what only teachers know about education to create the educational improvements which are sought year after year. School administrators, parents, guardians, school board members, community members, community organizations, politicians and other people can join in a grass-roots effort which agrees on a shared purpose for schools and on a way to improve schools so the purpose of a school – to cause learning – is realized.

The Top 100

Author: N.A

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438129130


Page: N.A

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How Your Car Works

Your Guide to the Components & Systems of Modern Cars, Including Hybrid & Electric Vehicles

Author: Arvid Linde

Publisher: Veloce Publishing

ISBN: 9781845843908

Category: Transportation

Page: 128

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A comprehensive guided tour under the skin of the car. Diesel, petrol (gasoline), electric, hybrid and alternative propulsions are all dissected and explained in a reader-friendly manner, and as you move from the engine to the tailpipe, you’ll discover what an exciting world there is within the car. Organized in intuitive chapters and backed with colorful illustrations and cutaways, this book describes the systems and parts that make your car move. Without emphasizing the ‘boring’ science bits, it discusses the practical application of various automotive terms, and explains why having more of one thing and less of another is beneficial in the real world. Whether you’re just curious, or wish to become a better car owner, this book will start you on an exciting journey.

From Falling Water to Electric Car

An Energy Journey Through the World of Electricity

Author: Ian Graham

Publisher: Raintree

ISBN: 1406289620

Category: Electricity

Page: 48

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How does the energy in falling water become energy that powers an electric car? What changes does it go through along its journey? This book shows how the energy in falling water is turned into energy to power an electric car. It explains how hydroelectric power stations work, the science of electricity, how cars are made and how they use electricity, and how electric cars work.