Children learn to ride them early in life. Weekend warriors use them for exercise. People even ride them to and from work. The bicycle is a source of entertainment, but it is also an invaluable means of transportation. Today, there are about two times more bicycles than cars worldwide. This fun and engaging resource discusses the development of the bicycle, its use throughout its two-hundred-year history, bicycle use around the globe, and modern innovations. Readers will learn the basic parts that make up a bicycle and the different reasons we ride them.
Series: Let's Find Out Transportation
Interest Level: Grades 1-4
Guided Reading Level: O
Lexile Level: 1030
ISBN: 9781680484243 (E-book)