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The 20th century approaches, and life is about to change forever! Inventors across the world race to invent and innovate automobile designs. Which ones will end up on top? Anyone who has ever ridden in a car will appreciate this fascinating title about how the automobile got its start. Fun facts, a timeline, and inventor and automobile profiles show the importance of this amazing invention!

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Our mission is to create lifelong readers through an innovative nonfiction library. All of our books are carefully designed to spark curiosity and promote valuable literacy skills in beginning and reluctant readers. Through our high-interest subjects, industry-leading design, and compelling narratives, all of our nonfiction imprints stand out from the rest of the flock.


Blastoff! BeginnersBlastoff! Beginners

Blastoff! Beginners is developed by literacy experts and educators to meet the needs of early readers. The engaging informational texts in this imprint support young children as they begin reading about their world. Simple language and high frequency words paired with crisp, colorful photos launch young readers into the universe of EARLY INDEPENDENT READING.

Blastoff! ReadersBlastoff! Readers

Blastoff! Readers is a carefully leveled imprint designed to guide beginning readers through each stage of their journey toward literary fluency. Each of the five increasingly challenging levels is uniquely designed to build new literacy skills in their mission of LEARNING TO READ.

Blastoff! DiscoveryBlastoff! Discovery

Blastoff! Discovery takes the reading momentum, consistency, and reliability of Blastoff! Readers and launches a new mission: READING TO LEARN. Each book ignites curiosity and offers the fluent reader an exciting universe to explore, using the skills acquired from Blastoff! Readers.


Pilot offers just enough guidance to ensure a smooth solo flight for fluent readers. This imprint is engineered for readers who exhibit basic literacy skills and are ready to recreationally explore content. Pilot puts students in the cockpit, and gives them control over their own reading experience – from self-taught skill-building to choosing what they like to read about.


Torque thrusts students into the action-packed world of sports, vehicles, and adventure. Extreme high-interest subjects are paired with low reading levels to motivate and excite struggling readers. Colorful and thoughtfully designed, Torque books help struggling readers achieve success and generate reading interest beyond the typical selections in their reading level.


Epic pairs ultra high-interest content with ultra-low reading levels to inspire students reading well behind their peers. This imprint features eye-popping photos, diagrams, and infographics. Epic books grab and hold the attention of struggling readers at an ultra-low reading level. No more sifting through baby books trying to find the right subject for struggling readers.

Black SheepBlack Sheep

Black Sheep is perfect for students craving action, adventure, and knowledge in a more recreational format. These graphic novels present high-interest, leveled content through layouts, illustrations, and narrative dialogue inspired by popular graphic novels and comics. With Black Sheep graphic novels, reluctant readers are encouraged to satisfy their sense of adventure with history’s greatest heroes!


Express! builds better readers by guiding them step-by-step through the maker space. Easy-to-follow procedural instructions and do-it-yourself subjects enable growing readers to learn and experience at the same time. This imprint inspires readers to become makers while teaching them valuable reading comprehension skills.

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Bellwether Media (January 1, 2019)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 32 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1618915096
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1618915092
Reading age ‏ : ‎ 8 – 13 years
Lexile measure ‏ : ‎ 790L
Grade level ‏ : ‎ Preschool – 3
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 2.72 ounces
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6.24 x 0.25 x 9 inches