A computer alone can do amazing things, but many computers working together can change the world. This easy-to-follow text invites readers to explore the world of computer networks as they learn what these networks are and how they work. Each colorful spread examines one part of a network using simple language to explain relevant concepts and terminology. Readers will learn about networks of all sizes, and find out just what kind of network the Internet is. Fast facts and a final activity add to this high-interest first look at networks and their place in the age of technology.