Hybrid and Electric Vehicles by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Grade 8+
Released in 2013
Reading Level:

As our world’s population grows, so too does our need for energy. Scientists seek the next breakthrough in new technology while constantly finding ways to make current solutions cheaper and more efficient. In this title, discover what hybrid and electric vehicles are, their history, how we use them today, and how new technologies can contribute to our energy future. Learn about exciting new ways to power cars, including plug-in hybrid technology, lithium batteries, fuel cells, and solar-electric systems. Sidebars, full-color photos, full-spread diagrams, well-placed graphs, charts, and maps, stories highlighting innovations in action, and a glossary enhance this engaging title. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.


  Th[is] series takes timely issues and gives older students a good grounding in the technical and historical basics. A strong point in the series is the inclusion if science content consultants for each book. There is a lot packed in each title, libraries might want to add the entire series.  
— Library Media Connection