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Knuckleboom Loaders Load Logs: 03/29/10
Knuckleboom Loaders Load by Joyce Slayton-Mitchell is a non-fiction children's picture book that describes all the pieces of logging through creating lumber. Sean picked it out for us to read together during one of his non-fiction kicks.
When we started the book I was reluctant, thinking the subject would be dry. It turned out to be a fascinating book rich in vocabulary. At the back of the book there's a glossary of all the technical terms introduced in the book. While I knew some of the words already, half to two thirds were new to me.
Among the words that I learned are:
Comment #1: Monday, March, 29, 2010 at 22:48:58
I love a good non-fiction book that opens up a child's world. Thanks for sharing this review.
Comment #2: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at11:49:24
This book was surprisingly interesting. Great photos and explanations of the work done.