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Books in Simple Machines at Work series

  • Wedges in Action

    Gillian Gosman

    Library Binding (Powerkids Pr, Aug. 15, 2010)
    Describes the basic principle and parts of the wedge and how it was used in ancient times, along with some examples of how it is used today.
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  • Balers Go to Work

    Emma Carlson-Berne

    Paperback (Lerner Publications TM, Aug. 1, 2018)
    Balers take the stage in this title published jointly with New Holland Agriculture. From the different parts balers have to how farmers use these machines, readers will learn all about balers and how they work.
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  • Fire Trucks

    Maria T. Schmidt

    Library Binding (Jump!, Aug. 1, 2012)
    In Fire Trucks, young readers will learn about the different types of fire trucks. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage beginning readers as they discover the many ways fire trucks help firefighters combat fires.
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  • Garbage Trucks

    Jean Eick

    Library Binding (The Childs World Inc, Aug. 1, 1998)
    In simple text, explains how garbage trucks work and what they do
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  • Wheels and Axles

    Martha Elizabeth Hillman Rustad

    Paperback (Capstone Press, Jan. 1, 2018)
    Learn about how a wheel and axle works! Beginner readers and budding young scientists will love learning about using simple machines in everyday situations. Along the way, readers will be supported by expertly leveled text, a strong text-photo match and appropriate text load. Readers will be excited to dig in and learn all about simple machines and basic physics concepts.
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  • Wheels and Axles in Action

    Gillian Gosman

    Library Binding (PowerKids Press, Aug. 15, 2010)
    Introduces wheels and axles, including how they function together to create simple machines and how they are used in everyday objects to make life easier.
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  • How Wheels And Axles Work

    Jim Mezzanotte

    Paperback (Weekly Reader/Gareth Stevens Pub, July 1, 2006)
    Demonstrates how different kinds of wheels and axles are used to help perform work, and provides examples of some practical uses for wheels and axles.
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  • Tugboats

    Cari Meister

    Paperback (Jump!, Aug. 1, 2016)
    In Tugboats, beginning readers will learn about the parts of a tugboat that allow it to move boats and freighters of much greater size. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage emergent readers as they discover the unique features of these machines.
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  • Pulleys in Action

    Gillian Gosman

    Library Binding (Powerkids Pr, Aug. 15, 2010)
    Explains how a pulley works and introduces the ways it is used in everyday life.
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  • Screws

    Martha Elizabeth Hillman Rustad

    Paperback (Capstone Press, Jan. 1, 2018)
    Learn about how a screw works! Beginner readers and budding young scientists will love learning about using simple machines in everyday situations. Along the way, readers will be supported by expertly leveled text, a strong text-photo match and appropriate text load. Readers will be excited to dig in and learn all about simple machines and basic physics concepts.
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  • Screws in Action

    Gillian Gosman

    Library Binding (Powerkids Pr, Aug. 15, 2010)
    Describes the basic principle and parts of the screw and how it has been used throughout history, along with some examples of its modern-day uses.
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  • Garbage Trucks

    Cari Meister

    Library Binding (Jump!, Aug. 1, 2013)
    In Garbage Trucks, emergent readers will learn about different types of garbage trucks. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover how these trucks collect trash.
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