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    The way things work

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    The way things work

    Macaulay, David.

    Text and numerous detailed illustrations introduce and explain the scientific principles and workings of hundreds of machines including a lawn sprinkler, pneumatic drill, electric guitar, and a smoke detector.

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    Underground

    624
    Mac

    Underground

    Macaulay, David.

    Text and drawings describe the subways, sewers, building foundations, telephone and power systems, columns, cables, pipes, tunnels, and other underground elements of a large modern city.

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    City

    711.4
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    City; a story of Roman planning and construction

    Macaulay, David.

    Text and black and white illustrations show how the Romans planned and constructed their cities for the people who lived within them.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work

    Macaulay, David.

    Text and numerous detailed illustrations introduce and explain the scientific principles and workings of hundreds of machines including a lawn sprinkler, pneumatic drill, electric guitar, and a smoke detector.

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    Ship

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    387.2
    MAC

    Ship

    Macaulay, David.

    Describes wooden ships or caravels of the fifteenth century and follows archaeologists as they uncover a lost caravel in the Caribbean Sea.

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    The way things work

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    600
    MAC

    The way things work

    Macaulay, David.

    Text and numerous detailed illustrations introduce and explain the scientific principles and workings of hundreds of machines including a lawn sprinkler, pneumatic drill, electric guitar, and a smoke detector.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    The way we work

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    612
    MAC

    The way we work : getting to know the amazing human body

    Macaulay, David.

    A visual exploration of the inner workings of the human body that uses close-ups, cross-sections, and perspectives to look at the different body systems and how they function.

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    Jet plane

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    629.133
    MAC

    Jet plane : how it works

    Macaulay, David.

    Provides an introduction to jet planes, discussing how a plane works and what makes it fly.

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    Pyramid

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    690.6
    MAC

    Pyramid

    Macaulay, David.

    Text and black-and-white illustrations follow the intricate step-by-step process of the building of an ancient Egyptian pyramid.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Toilet

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    696
    MAC

    Toilet : how it works

    Macaulay, David.

    Provides an introduction to toilets, discussing how they work.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Building big

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    Building big

    Macaulay, David.

    A companion book to the PBS television series about the creation of bridges, tunnels, skyscrapers, domes, and dams, focusing on the connections between the main planning and design problems that had to be solved and the solutions that were ultimately constructed.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Unbuilding

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    720
    MCC

    Unbuilding

    Macaulay, David.

    This fictional account of the dismantling and removal of the Empire State Building describes the structure of a skyscraper and explains how such an edifice would be demolished.

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    Building the book Cathedral

    J
    726.6
    MAC

    Building the book Cathedral

    Macaulay, David.

    Presents the complete text of Macaulay's 1973 book "Cathedral" in which he chronicled the planning and construction of a Gothic cathedral in an imaginary town in thirteenth-century France; and traces the evolution of Macaulay's creative process in building the original book.

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    Motel of the mysteries

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    818
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    Motel of the mysteries

    Macaulay, David.

    An illustrated satirical study of modern civilization, presented from the viewpoint of archeologists in 4022 examining artifacts of twentieth-century American life.

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    Castle

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    940.1
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    Castle

    Macaulay, David.

    Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a "typical" castle and adjoining town in thirteenth-century Wales.

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    The way things work

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    Video
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    The way things work : Ballooning

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Ballooning, the Islanders build a hot air balloon to save a mammoth.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work : Belts & gears

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Belts & gears, the Islanders design some exciting new rides for the annual fair by using belts and gears to transfer force direction and speed.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work : Cooling

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Cooling, a visiting inventor and two young islanders create a machine to cool off on a hot day.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work : Friction

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Friction, two young people are delivering mail with a mammoth-drawn wagon when they learn how important the force of friction is as they attempt to slow down.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work : Heat

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Heat, a visiting inventor discovers just how useful Mammoth Island's mammoth population is in keeping things warm one freezing winter day.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work : Inclined planes

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Inclined planes, a young islander suggests that rolling boulders up a ramp would be easier than hauling them a tower.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work : Photography

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Photography, a young person begins to experiment with light and stumbles on the principles involved in photography.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work : Pressure

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Pressure, the inhabitants of Mammoth Island work together to retrieve a wedding ring that has fallen down a sink drain.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work : Pulleys

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Pulleys, a young islander discovers how to lift a heavy load using a combination of pulleys.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work : Pumps

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Pumps, a young islander designs a water pump that is able to put out a fire.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work : Screws

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Screws, the Islanders create a giant screw out of a tower by building a ramp around it.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work : Sensors

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Sensors, a visiting inventor explains the principles behind different types of sensors that respond to heat, light, sound, pressure, magnetism, or motion.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work : Sinking

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Sinking, a young islander watchers her cousin dive and designs a vehicle called a submersible that can retrieve lost cargo.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work : Sound

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Sound, the inhabitants of Mammoth Island learn how sound energy travels in waves, and one islander creates a primitive microphone, amplifier and loudspeaker.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work : Springs

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Springs, a visiting inventor observes a family harvesting coconuts on Mammoth Island using devices called springs, causing the coconuts to go flying through the air.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work : Steam power

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Steam power, two oyoung islanders enlist the help of a visiting inventor to design a machine that will make the rides at the amusement park much more exciting: a steam engine.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work : Telecommunications

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Telecommunications, a visiting inventor helps the islanders upgrade their primitive communication system to one that is more efficient.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work. Electricity

    The inhabitants of Mammoth Island learn about electricity during the annual lemon harvest. They learn how current and static electricity are different and what metals make the best conductors of electricity.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work. Flight

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Flight, the Islanders discover the right combination of the four forces involved in flight: gravity, lift, thrust, and drag.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work. Light

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Light, two young people learn about the properties of light with the help of a visiting inventor and a room full of his crystal trophies.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work. Magnets

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Magnets, the Islanders discover the power of an invisible force called magnetism.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work. Musical instruments

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Musical instruments, the Islanders learn the principles behind various wind, string, brass and percussion instruments.

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    The way things work

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    The way things work. Wheels & axles

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Wheels & axles, the islanders decide to use the concept of a wheel and axle to create a machine to help them dry their mammoths.

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    The way things work:  Levers

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    The way things work: Levers

    Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Flight, the Islanders discover the right combination of the four forces involved in flight: gravity, lift, thrust, and drag.

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    Castle

    Oversize
    623.19
    Mac

    Castle

    Macaulay, David.

    Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a "typical" castle and adjoining town in thirteenth-century Wales.

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    Cathedral: the story of its construction

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    726
    Mac

    Cathedral: the story of its construction

    Macaulay, David.

    Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a magnificent Gothic cathedral in the imaginary French town of Chutreaux during the thirteenth century.

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    Mosque

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    726
    Mac

    Mosque

    Macaulay, David.

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    Black and white

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    Black and white

    Macaulay, David.

    Four brief "stories" about parents, trains, and cows, or is it really all one story? The author recommends careful inspection of words and pictures to both minimize and enhance confusion.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Rome antics

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    MAC

    Rome antics

    Macaulay, David.

    A pigeon carrying an important message takes the reader on a unique tour which includes both ancient and modern parts of the city of Rome.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Domes

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    620
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    v.4

    Domes

    Macaulay, David

    Traces the 2000 year history of domes, including the Parthenon, St. Peter's Catheral, Houston's Astrodome and the geodesic domes of Buckminster Fuller.

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    Castle

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    728.81
    Cas

    Castle

    Describes the planning and construction of a typical castle and adjoining town in thirteenth-century Wales.

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