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Toilet: How It Works
Toilet: How It Works
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Celebrated author-illustrator and master explainer David Macaulay brings his unique voice and style to high-interest nonfiction books for newly independent readers.

Everyone knows what a toilet is for, right? But what exactly happens after you flush? Where does our waste go, and how is it made safe? With his unique blend of informative text and illustration, David Macaulay takes readers on a tour of the bathroom, plumbing, and the sewer system, from the familiar family toilet to the mysterious municipal water treatment plant.

A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2013

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My Readers (Volume 3)

David Macaulay with Sheila Keenan

Roaring Brook Press

Celebrated author-illustrator and master explainer David Macaulay brings his unique voice and style to high-interest nonfiction books for newly independent readers. Everyone knows what a...

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Eye: How It Works
Eye: How It Works
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Celebrated author-illustrator and master explainer David Macaulay brings his unique voice and style to high-interest nonfiction books for newly independent readers.

How can you see that your shirt is on inside out? How do you see the soccer ball coming right at you? How do you know which players are on your team? It all starts with light--and with the amazing human eye. With his unique blend of informative text and illustration, David Macaulay shows how the anatomy of this extraordinary organ works to capture light and send signals to our brains. Joining Castle, Jet Plane, and Toilet, here's an illuminating nonfiction story about the senses for newly independent readers.

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My Readers (Volume 4)

David Macaulay with Sheila Keenan

Roaring Brook Press

Celebrated author-illustrator and master explainer David Macaulay brings his unique voice and style to high-interest nonfiction books for newly independent readers. How can you see that your...

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Castle: How It Works
Castle: How It Works
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Take a tour of a medieval castle.
 
Every part of the castle has a function. Walls keep the enemy out. Towers protect the lord and the soldiers. From the moat and portcullis to the great hall and dungeon, see how a castle works as an enemy army tries to storm the walls.
 
Castle: How It Works is a Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book of 2012
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My Readers

David Macaulay with Sheila Keenan

Roaring Brook Press

Take a tour of a medieval castle. Every part of the castle has a function. Walls keep the enemy out. Towers protect the lord and the soldiers. From the moat and portcullis...

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Jet Plane: How It Works
Jet Plane: How It Works
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Go on an airplane ride.
 
It weighs as much as 100 elephants, but it can fly for hours. How does a jet do that? From the engine that provides the power and wings that lift the plane off the ground to the cockpit controls and passenger cabin, see how these modern marvels work and what makes them stay in the air.
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My Readers

David Macaulay with Sheila Keenan

Roaring Brook Press

Go on an airplane ride. It weighs as much as 100 elephants, but it can fly for hours. How does a jet do that? From the engine that provides the power and wings that lift...

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