What Does It Do?

This new addition to the Community Connections Library is sure to be a hit with your students! From building skyscrapers to putting out fires, from tearing down old houses to hauling loads of gravel and rocks, heavy equipment is everywhere. Kids are fascinated with what these amazing machines do. Engaging text and appealing photos will encourage kids to read and learn about how these machines work.

What Does It Do? Ambulance

Ambulances can help save lives when people are sick or injured. Readers will learn about the different kinds of lifesaving equipment found on an ambulance. They will also learn about the… More »

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What Does It Do? Bulldozer

Bulldozers are huge, loud, and powerful. Readers will learn all about the different parts of these mighty machines. They will also learn how operators use these tools to help clear paths… More »

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What Does It Do? Cement Mixer

From bridges and streets to houses and skyscrapers, cement is an important material used in many of the structures we use every day. Readers will find out how cement mixers are used to blend… More »

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What Does It Do? Crane

Tall cranes tower above construction sites and line the edges of shipping ports. Readers will find out how different types of cranes are used to help build skyscrapers, load cargo ships, and… More »

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What Does It Do? Digger

Almost anything we build requires some sort of digging. Buildings, tunnels, and swimming pools all start with holes in the ground. Readers will find out how different kinds of diggers are… More »

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What Does It Do? Dump Truck

Sometimes a regular pickup truck just isn't strong enough. Luckily, we have dump trucks to handle the heavy loads. Readers will learn how dump trucks are used to haul rocks, trash, and… More »

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What Does It Do? Fire Truck

Fire trucks help to save lives and prevent the spread of dangerous fires every day. Readers will learn where a fire truck gets its water supply, what kind of equipment it contains, and the… More »

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What Does It Do? Tractor

Tractors are an essential tool for farmers everywhere. Readers will learn how farmers use tractors to plant and harvest the crops we use every day. They will also find out how people use… More »

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