RollerCoastersRau[Book: Dana Meachen Rau – 2011 – 21x21cm – 26 Pages – Full colour]. This book discusses the basic scientific principles and historical context of roller coasters. Around and around and upside down – that’s how roller coasters go! Who first built these exciting rides and how do they work? You might be surprised! Chapter Points: A Wild Ride; Roller Coaster History; How Roller Coasters Work; Keeping It Safe; Glossary; Books and Websites; Index. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Fair for young children.