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The new way things work  Cover Image Book Book

The new way things work / David Macaulay, with Neil Ardley.

Macaulay, David. (Author). Ardley, Neil. (Added Author). Macaulay, David. New way things work. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 0395938473
  • ISBN: 9780395938478
  • Physical Description: 400 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., [1998]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Rev. and updated ed. of: The way things work, 1988.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The mechanics of movement -- Harnessing the elements -- Working with waves -- Electricity & automation -- The digital domain -- The invention of machines -- Technical terms.
Summary, etc.:
Text and numerous detailed illustrations introduce and explain the scientific principles and workings of hundreds of machines. Includes new material about digital technology.
Target Audience Note:
1180L Lexile
Subject: Technology > Popular works.
Technology > Juvenile literature.

Available copies

  • 25 of 27 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Marion County. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Marion County Library.


  • 0 current holds with 27 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Marion County Library JUV 600 MAC (Text) PPL60048 Juvenile Non-Fiction Checked out 10/24/2022

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