Big Machines At Work: Concrete Mixers
, Eden Prairie, MN: The Child's World, Inc., 1999. Briefly describes the parts of a concrete mixer and how it works.
Big Machines At Work: Diggers
, Eden Prairie, MN : The Child's World, Inc., 1999. Briefly describes the parts of a digger or excavator, and the work it does.
Big Machines: Dump Trucks
, Eden Prairie, MN: The Child's World, Inc., 1999. Describes the parts of a dump truck and how it works.
Carlson, Natalie Savage.
The Family Under the Bridge
, New York: Harper Trophy, reissue ed. 1989. The story of Armand, a hobo who lives alone under a bridge, until a mother and her children seek refuge there. At first Armand resents the family, but then he decides to help them find a home.
Cooper, Jason. Man-Made Wonders: Bridges, Vero Beach, FL: Rourke Enterprises, Inc., 1991. Discusses the history and uses of bridges and cites several famous examples.
Johmann, Carol A. and Elizabeth J. Rieth.
Bridges! : Amazing Structures to Design, Build & Test
, Charlotte, VT: Williamson Publishing Co., 1999. Describes different kinds of bridges, their history, dilemmas, safety, and demonstrations and projects students can do.
, New York: Newbridge Educational Publishing, 1999. This book is part of the Newbridge Discovery Links reading series. This book is for fluent readers. It is very general in its information about bridges (16 pages).
The Three Billy Goats Gruff
, New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Pub., 1987. Three clever bill goats outwit a big ugly troll that lives under the bridge they must cross on their way up to the mountains.