Saturday, March 22, 2014

Display - Construction Zone


By Bobbie Kalman
Younger readers love snowplows, cement mixers, backhoes, bulldozers, diggers, and dump trucks. Children will be thrilled by the many large, full-color photos of these mighty machines in action!

Digger: What Does It Do?
By Jennifer Zeiger
Almost anything we build requires some sort of digging. Buildings, tunnels, and swimming pools all start with holes in the ground. Readers will find out how different kinds of diggers are used to create these holes. They will also learn about how diggers are used to help scientists learn more about the Earth.

The Diggers Are Coming!
By Susan Steggall
Uses rhyming text to follow different construction vehicles, including bulldozers, diggers, and trucks, as they build a group of houses.

By Nathan Clement
The bulldozer, the excavator, the loader and other heavy machinery all have important tasks to accomplish at the job site: digging, lifting, carrying, dumping, moving, shaping.

By Sally Sutton
There are many big machines and busy people involved in building a road, and this picture book, with its rambunctious rhymes and noisy fun, follows them every step of the way, from clearing a pathway to rolling the tar to sweeping up at the end.
By Sherri Rinker
At sunset, when their work is done for the day, a crane truck, a cement mixer, and other pieces of construction equipment make their way to their resting places and go to sleep.

Demolition
By Sally Sutton
Illustrations and rhyming text show the enormous and powerful machines that are used to demolish a building so that a playground can be built.
By Cheryl Willis Hudson
Hard hats are required on this virtual tour of a busy construction site where hundreds of workers, thousands of trucks and machines, and millions of nails and bolts are part of a great puzzle that once pieced together perfectly will become an architectural masterpiece.

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