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The New Way Things Work

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 5, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    a great book. bought it for some gifted kids who tore thru it even though their first language is not english. But, i enjoyed reaading it too.

    wow. if yer kid is smart or you want to catch up to him/her...BUY THIS BOOK NOW and anything else ever written by this author.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 13, 2006

    Long live the mammoth!

    I'm 26 and I still love this book! It's great for people who love to fix things, take things apart, and put them back together. Once you get over the fact that's it's written to be accessible to young people, people of any age can enjoy the book and learn from it.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 9, 2005

    Good stuff

    I'm 16 years old, and am very curious about the way things work! This book taught me more than a thing or two. It contains interesting things ... for example, have you ever wondered how a stapler works?? I have, and this book's got the answers. I definitely recommend this book to anyone out there who wants to know how things work, enjoys science, or just wants to learn a new thing or two.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 29, 2004

    Extraordinary!

    Fantastic description of how real world devices work, with all of the underlying physics explained in simple terms. The drawings are great and the wooly mammoth makes the whole thing fun. We're buying a set of these for use in our physics class next year.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 24, 2004

    Highly Recommend This Book

    The illustrations and explanations are great for those who are visual learners. It's a great book for those who want to know the way things work.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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