From School Library Journal
Adult/High School–For those travelers who have ever wondered what certain poles, signs, wires, markings, pipes, and other devices that line our streets, highways, and interstates are called and what functions they serve, this is the perfect book. More than 150 individual items, grouped in categories, are identified and concisely and understandably explained, often citing their unique characteristics and interesting facts. A small black-and-white photo of each device is included. The text is sufficiently detailed without being overly technical, and the information is often of that Wow, I never knew that variety. So if your readers want to know what a splice box is and how it works, or a traffic counter, radar gun, audible crossing signal, step-up transformer, or even a pump-and-stem-pipe flood-irrigation system, this book is for them. It is fun, informative, and easy to use.–Robert Saunderson, Berkeley Public Library, CA
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