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Machines at Work by Byron Barton

Machines at Work

by Byron Barton

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this story follows several roles, tools and machinery used in construction.
Ages: 2-4 years
Source: TCC ELC ( )
  cintaclara_luna | Aug 15, 2015 |
This gives the children in idea of what each machine do and the purpose of the machine.
  32BASKETBALL | Mar 16, 2015 |
Men and women go to work at a construction site, using machines. Good to introduce vocabulary, talk about steps to do something, and just have a good discussion with a wee one. ( )
1 vote ageoflibrarius | Jun 27, 2013 |
Different machines and how they work.
Source: Pierce County Library
1 vote Mnbachmeier | May 16, 2013 |
Review: Discusses different machines.
Source: Pierce College library
Age: 3-5 ( )
  toriwhelan | May 16, 2013 |
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Hey, you guys!
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-With the call of -Hey, you guys! Let’s get to work,’ women and men shoulder drills and picks, board cranes and cement mixers, and set their equipment bulldozing and steamrolling across vibrant page spreads. Barton generates the excitement of road and building construction for young sidewalk engineers.’ —BL.

1988 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book)
Notable 1987 Children's Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1987 (NSTA/CBC)
1987 Children's Books (NY Public Library)

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During a busy day at the construction site, the workers use a variety of machines to knock down a building and begin constructing a new one.

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