While ocean travel is not the preferred method of transportation for most people today, ships are used around the world to transport important cargo and military, among other things. Young readers will be interested to learn about the long and fascinating history of ships. This informative resource examines the different types of ships, the parts that make up a ship, the different ways in which ships can be powered, and the wide variety of cargo—people and things—that ships transport around the world every day.
Series: Let's Find Out Transportation
Interest Level: Grades 1-4
Guided Reading Level: O
Lexile Level: 960
ISBN: 9781680484281 (E-book)