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Transportation and Architecture


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DK READERS: Homes around the World
DK READERS: Homes around the World
by DK Publishing
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DK Readers will help your child learn to read and encourage a life-long love of reading whilst learning about other cultures From houses made of mud and reeds, to homes in caves and trees, help your child learn all about different habitats through... (read more)

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The Art of Construction: Projects and Principles for Beginning Architects and Engineers
The Art of Construction: Projects and Principles for Beginning Architects and Engineers
by Mario Salvadori
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Students discover the basic principles necessary to build all types of structures used in everyday life including bridges, skyscrapers, and other architectural gems. Line art illustrations help to explain projects that demonstrate how these principles... (read more)

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Heavy Equipment Up Close (Up Close)
Heavy Equipment Up Close (Up Close)
by Andra Abramson
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From building skyscrapers to loading freight trains, from tearing down old houses to mining fuel, heavy equipment is everywhere! Children will enjoy taking a close-up look at these important machines, including terrific tractors, bucket wheel excavators,... (read more)

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Builder Goose: It's Construction Rhyme Time!
Builder Goose: It's Construction Rhyme Time!
by Boni Ashburn
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One, two, here comes the crew! Three, four, here come more... With three dump trucks, an itsy-bitsy skid steer, and a host of other equipment, there's a whole lot of building going on here! Amusing construction-themed nursery rhymes--each based on a... (read more)

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Amazing Buildings (DK Readers: Level 2)
Amazing Buildings (DK Readers: Level 2)
by Kate Hayden
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Have you ever heard of a hotel made of snow? How would you put a building in space? And who washes the windows on the tallest skyscrapers in the world? Find out about the world's most famous and unique structures, from the ancient Coliseum to eco... (read more)

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A Short Walk Around the Pyramids & Through the World of Art
A Short Walk Around the Pyramids & Through the World of Art
by Philip M. Isaacson
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For art lovers and novices, the perfect introduction to the world of art in all its varied forms.   What do you consider a work of art? Is it a painting, a photograph, a sculpture? Or can it be so much more? Philip Isaacson, the author of Round... (read more)

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Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction (Sandpiper)
Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction (Sandpiper)
by David Macaulay
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Readers worldwide recognize Caldecott Medal winner David Macaulay's imaginary Cathedral of Chutreaux. This critically acclaimed book has been translated into a dozen languages and remains a classic of children's literature and a touchstone for budding... (read more)

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Pyramid (75 Edition)
Pyramid (75 Edition)
by David Macaulay
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Through concise text and richly detailed black and white illustrations we come to know the philosophy of life and death in ancient Egypt.... (read more)

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Castle (77 Edition)
Castle (77 Edition)
by David Macaulay
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The word itself conjures up mystery, romance, intrigue, and grandeur. What could be more perfect for an author/illustrator who has continually stripped away the mystique of architectural structures that have long fascinated modern man? With typical zest... (read more)

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Supertruck
Supertruck
by Stephen Savage
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*"Savage exploits shapes and colors to create interesting imagery and atmospheric environments for the truck that show that collecting trash is just as heroic as powerfully plowing through snow. A serious treat for truck lovers." - Kirkus Reviews... (read more)

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Fire Engines Up Close (Up Close)
Fire Engines Up Close (Up Close)
by Andra Abramson
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Pumper trucks and big ladder trucks: sound the alarm, the fire department vehicles are on the move! Here they are, across the pages and in huge gatefolds, showcasing all the personnel and equipment needed to douse the flames and rescue people in danger... (read more)

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Seymour Simon's Book of Trains
Seymour Simon's Book of Trains
by Seymour Simon
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< P> Trains can carry< /P> < P> grain and gravel, < /P> < P> milk and machines, < /P> < P> cars and computers, < /P> < P> pipes and people.< /P> < P> Seymour Simon's exploration of these... (read more)

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Tough Trucks (Amazing Machines)
Tough Trucks (Amazing Machines)
by Tony Mitton
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Toddlers are totally entranced by trucks, it's true! Tough Trucks delivers lumbering tractor-trailers, dump trucks, tankers, and monster trucks galore--the way kids love them. Rumble down the road with a team of wacky animal truckers in this truck-tastic... (read more)

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Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction, Revised and in Full Color
Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction, Revised and in Full Color
by David Macaulay
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A pigeon carrying an important message takes the reader on a unique tour through Rome. As we follow the path of this somewhat wayward bird, we discover that Rome is a place where past and present live side by side. Every time a corner is turned... (read more)

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Look Inside a Tepee (Look Inside)
Look Inside a Tepee (Look Inside)
by Mari C. Schuh
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The Plains Indians built easy-to-move homes out of wood poles and buffalo hides. Look inside a tepee to learn more about Plains Indian life.... (read more)

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Building an Igloo
Building an Igloo
by Ulli Steltzer
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In crisp black-and-white photographs, Ulli Steltzer documents the beauty and precision of an igloo's construction - from stacking blocks of snow to cutting a door - in this informative picture book.... (read more)

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City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction
City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction
by David Macaulay
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Text and black and white illustrations show how the Romans planned and constructed their cities for the people who lived within them.... (read more)

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The Story of Buildings: From the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and Beyond
The Story of Buildings: From the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and Beyond
by Patrick Dillon
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Flashing Fire Engines (Amazing Machines)
Flashing Fire Engines (Amazing Machines)
by Tony Mitton
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Jump aboard a bright red fire engine with a trio of friendly animal firefighters in this story that blends action, rhyme, and detail. Full color.... (read more)

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Flight (Insiders)
Flight (Insiders)
by Von Hardesty
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Flight is with high-quality images and diagrams on the history of flight and space travel as well as specific planes from the Wright flyer to the Zeppelin. Presenting the latest in the visually stunning, groundbreaking Insiders series. Each of these four... (read more)

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