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Recreational Drones
This title covers these subjects: Amusements., Drone aircraft., Helicopters -- Models.
Recreational Drones
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Recreational Drones

Helicopters and airplanes aren’t the only aircraft launching to the skies anymore. Thousands of recreational drones are launched every day. Whether owners make their own drones or buy them, recreational drone use shows no signs of slowing down. Young readers will learn all about these UAVs and the rules those flying them need to follow.

 
Dewey629.133/39
GenreInformational
  
Reading LevelGrades 3-4
Interest LevelGrades 3-9
GRLU
Lexile Level930L
ATOS Level5.7
AR Points0.5
AR Quiz #186787
  
Text TypeInformational Text
  
ISBN978-1-5157-3778-0
PublisherCapstone Press
BrandEdge Books
Copyright2017
  
Page Count32
LanguagesEnglish
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$39.99
 


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School Library Journal - Audrey Sumser, Kent State University at Tuscarawas, New Philadelphia, OH

"With consumer and commercial drone use on the rise, this timely set explores the current uses of this technology and postulates on its myriad possibilities in the future. Kids will be fascinated by the numerous ways individuals are using drones, be it to scan for weeds amid acres of farmland or to deliver humanitarian assistance, and the accompanying photographs and artistic renderings provide readers with a birds-eye view of the high-tech flying machines. . . .A solid choice that will satisfy readers’ thirst for knowledge of this popular technology." - School Library Journal

April 1, 2017

Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

"Accompanied by color photographs, each book describes several types of drones, discussing their form, function, and mechanical systems. Multiple sidebars provide additional information without cluttering the layout." - Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

March 1, 2018

Matt Chandler

Matt Chandler

Matt Chandler is a freelance journalist and former newspaper editor. His newspaper work earned six New York Press Association awards. He has written more than 25 non-fiction books for Capstone Press, and his book, "Side-by-Side Baseball Stars: Comparing Pro Baseball's Greatest Players" was named the 2015 Outstanding Young Adult Book by the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA). Matt lives in New York with his wife Amber and his children Zoey and Oliver.

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