Loved this book, because in our grade school introduction to American history, nothing was said about these mills or about their critical part in a developing American economy. Read morePublished 10 months ago by luxdei
Living in a mill town, I found this book fascinating! It is easy to read, with excellent pictures. We need our young people interested in engineering and understand what it... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Ellen
This book traces the development of a hypothetical mill in the US, likely on the Merrimack River in Massachusetts near where the Lowell Mills are. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Amaz Tanner
Wonderful illustrations that Mr. Macaulay is known for. The mechanics and infrastructure is shown and operation is explained. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Tommy
All of the MaCaulay books are so entertaining, for adults as well as children. If you are a fan of man's accomplishments then these books are for you.Published 15 months ago by CaptainGriffin
Hits the mark very solidly. Neither too much nor too little information. Perfect for a young adult or someone seeking introductory familiarity with the material.Published 18 months ago by Paul Devlin
While the fictional story creates the thread by which the development of the mill can be followed, it's the detailed drawings and descriptions that bring a lost industry that once... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Amazon Customer
This book on mills by David Macaulay was named by Yankee Magazine as one of the 100 Best New England books and I can see why. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Sue C.