Books > Teens > Education & Reference > Science & Technology > Technology > How Things Work  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$415
  The median book price
$15
Bestseller's daily sales
14
50th book's daily sales
1
Average number of pages per book
128
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
Yes

Performance tracking

Competitiveness
Volume sales
Book price
Volatility
New releases
Self published

Matching KDP categories

juvenile > nonfiction > technology > how things work-are made
63.96%
juvenile > fiction > science & technology
60.3%
education & reference > education > teaching methods & materials > science & technology
57.21%
education & reference > education > computers & technology
56.98%

No keywords required to publish in this category

Most significant title terms:

Median title & subtitle length is 9 words:

  • Wind Power: 20 Projects to Make with Paper
  • Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction, Revised and in Full Color
  • Beastly Brains: Exploring How Animals Think, Talk, and Feel
  • Make: Fire: The Art and Science of Working with Propane
  • Meltdown!: The Nuclear Disaster in Japan and Our Energy Future
  • Indie success
  • 3%
  • Volatility
  • 7%
  • New releases
  • 40%
  • KDP Select
  • 3%

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 36

#3

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 1

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>David Macaulay

 21

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>David Macaulay

 19

#50

Top 20 bestsellers:

  Book title   Author   Publisher   Absolute rank   Monthly sales volume   Price   Amazon stars   Amazon reviews  
1   The Way Things Work Now David Macaulay HMH Books for Young Readers 3,932 $29,400 $35.00 112
2   The New Way Things Work David Macaulay HMH Books for Young Readers 30,569 $4,900 $35.00 243
3   Getting Started with 3D Printing: A Hands-on Guide to the Hardware, Software, and Services Behind the New Manufacturing Revolution Liza Wallach Kloski Maker Media, Inc 78,168 $559 $19.99 36
4   Make: Rockets: Down-to-Earth Rocket Science Mike Westerfield Maker Media, Inc 107,304 $1,119 $39.99 28
5   Design for 3D Printing: Scanning, Creating, Editing, Remixing, and Making in Three Dimensions Samuel N. Bernier Maker Media, Inc 112,883 $559 $19.99 21
6   The Way Things Work Now David Macaulay HMH Books for Young Readers 113,762 $559 $19.99 112
7   Wind Power: 20 Projects to Make with Paper Clive Dobson Firefly Books 153,551 $698 $24.95 1
8   Getting Started with 3D Printing: A Hands-on Guide to the Hardware, Software, and Services Behind the New Manufacturing Revolution Liza Wallach Kloski Maker Media, Inc 210,017 $279 $9.99 36
9   Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction, Revised and in Full Color David Macaulay HMH Books for Young Readers 270,893 $559 $19.99 21
10   Beastly Brains: Exploring How Animals Think, Talk, and Feel Nancy Castaldo HMH Books for Young Readers 334,411 $475 $16.99 3
11   Make: Fire: The Art and Science of Working with Propane Tim Deagan Maker Media, Inc 366,067 $412 $14.74 20
12   Design for 3D Printing: Scanning, Creating, Editing, Remixing, and Making in Three Dimensions Samuel N. Bernier Maker Media, Inc 383,752 $307 $10.99 21
13   Make: Rockets: Down-to-Earth Rocket Science Mike Westerfield Maker Media, Inc 401,973 $279 $9.99 28
14   ReMaking History, Volume 2: Industrial Revolutionaries William Gurstelle Maker Media, Inc 453,499 $559 $19.99 2
15   Meltdown!: The Nuclear Disaster in Japan and Our Energy Future Alfred B. Bortz Twenty-First Century Books TM 585,733 $279 $9.99 5
16   Make: Fire: The Art and Science of Working with Propane Tim Deagan Maker Media, Inc 597,019 $839 $29.99 20
17   Unbuilding (Sandpiper) David Macaulay HMH Books for Young Readers 662,333 $335 $11.99 19
18   PHYSICS: INVESTIGATE THE FORCES OF NATURE (Inquire and Investigate) Jane P. Gardner Nomad Press 718,588 $359 $12.83 1
19   Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction, Revised and in Full Color David Macaulay HMH Books for Young Readers 741,162 $209 $7.49 21
20   Unbuilding (Sandpiper) David Macaulay HMH Books for Young Readers 798,653 $279 $9.99 19

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