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Machines Around Us

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Maren Vsetula
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: machinery & tools, beginner

This book explores machinery working in homes, in schools, and around our communities. It will introduce readers to new vocabulary to identify the things they see every day.

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Hunting Tools

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Inhabit Education, illustrated by Emma Pedersen
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: beginner, machinery & tools, native canadian

What hunting tools do people use in the Arctic?

This book features high-contrast images of both contemporary and traditional hunting tools used in the Arctic, such as an ulu, a kakivaak, and a boat.

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Mighty Mission Machines

From Rockets to Rovers

by Dave Williams & Loredana Cunti
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: aeronautics, astronautics & space science, how things work-are made, machinery & tools

Check out the amazing machines that make space travel possible.

From the spaceship itself to the wrench needed to make in-flight repairs, machines of every kind are the backbone of space travel. In this, the third book in the Dr. Dave Astronaut series, the former NASA astronaut takes readers on a tour of the incredible equipment that allows humans …

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Robots

by Tamara Hartson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: machinery & tools

There are about one million robots in the world.

Some say that robots will be recognized as their own species by 2040.

The first “humanoid” robot was built in 1939 by Westinghouse.

There are two robots exploring Mars, named Spirit and Opportunity.

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L' hiver au Canada : Les machines

by Nicole Mortillaro
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: railroads & trains, aviation, machinery & tools

 

See below for English description.

Seulement des machines extrêmement puissantes peuvent affronter l'hiver canadien. Dans ce livre, les enfants découvriront la machinerie spécifiquement conçue pour traverser les hivers glaciaux du Canada. De l'information sur les zambonis, les chasse-neige ferroviaires, les motoneiges, les canons à neige, et p …

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Winter in Canada: Machines

by Nicole Mortillaro
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: railroads & trains, machinery & tools

 

Meet some truly extreme machines—the ones that take winter on and WIN!

Get up close and personal with Zamboni machines, giant ice breakers, extreme snow plows, train plows and rotators, snow-making and grooming equipment, snowmobiles, snow cats, deicers and more!

Cool colour photos and spot illustrations of these awesome vehicles are complemented …

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Excavators & Diggers

by Nicholle Carriere
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: machinery & tools

They dig, drill, tunnel, hoe, scrape, pulverize and so much more. These are the big machines that help people work everyday. SUPER EXPLORERS can be very big, or very small to explore everything from volcanoes, to machines to inside the human body.

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