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1,001 Skyscrapers

author: Yoon, Jeannie Meejin
720.48
year: 2000
copies: 2
call number/section: 720.48
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subjects: skyscrapers [X], architecture, modern

13 Skyscrapers Children Should Know

author: Finger, Brad
Profiles thirteen famous skyscrapers around the world, from the Woolworth Building to the Burj Khalifa.
720
year: 2016
copies: 1
call number/section: 720
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subjects: skyscrapers [X], tall buildings, architecture

20 Fun Facts About The Empire State Building

author: Mahoney, Emily Jankowski
Readers will aspire to see the Empire State Building this architectural wonder in person.
FIC
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copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
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A Skyscraper Reaches Up

author: Burns, Kylie
"Created to support NGSS, the Be An Engineer! series explains how different structures are designed by engineers to solve problems.
720
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copies: 1
call number/section: 720
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subjects: skyscrapers [X]

A Skyscraper Story

author: Wilcox, Charlotte
Describes the building of Norwest Center, a fifty-seven story skyscraper in Minneapolis.
690
year: 1990
copies: 6
call number/section: 690
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subjects: skyscrapers [X], building

American Ground, Unbuilding The World Trade Center

author: Langewiesche, William
The author, granted unrestricted access to the World Trade Center site in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, describes the physical details of the collapse of the towers and the deconstruction of the ruins, and shares the stories of the workers who responded to the tragedy.
974.7
year: 2003
copies: 4
call number/section: 974.7
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America's Top 10 Skyscrapers

author: Ricciuti, Edward R
Describes ten of the most unique and interesting skyscrapers in the United States including the Empire State Building, the Prudential Center, and the John Hancock Center.
720
year: 1998
copies: 7
call number/section: 720
lexile: 1000
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

Awesome Engineering Skyscrapers

author: Spray, Sally
Follow the development of skyscrapers, as they have grown taller and taller, and more fantastical through engineering skill, design and ambition.
FIC
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copies: 2
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 1050
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

Build It Bigger

author: Wheat, Jon
Find out how the world's largest construction projects are designed and built.
624
year: 2008
copies: 3
call number/section: 624
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subjects: tunnels, shipbuilding, bridges, skyscrapers [X], building

Build It

author: Spielman, Madison
Provides a definition for skyscrapers, their purpose, basic construction, and the names of some of the tallest skyscrapers.
720
year: 2012
copies: 9
call number/section: 720
lexile: 630
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

Building A Skyscraper

author: Macken, Joann Early
Photographs and simple text describe the people, tools, and machines needed to build a skyscraper.
720
year: 2008
copies: 8
call number/section: 720
lexile: 320
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

Building Big Skyscrapers

author: Mcmaster, Joseph
Tour the world's most amazing skyscrapers, hear their little known history and meet courageous creators through film footage and dramatic recreations.
624
year: 2000
copies: 1
call number/section: 624
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Building Bridges And Roads

author: Hayes, Amy
Text and illustartions explore the role civil engineers play in roads, buildings, and foundations, and includes vocational guidance for working in the field.
624
year: 2016
copies: 2
call number/section: 624
lexile:
subjects: civil engineering, bridges, skyscrapers [X]

Building Greenscrapers

author: Stern, Steven L
Presents a discussion of skyscrapers with unique architectural designs that make use of wind and solar energy, rainwater collection, and other features in order to conserve energy and reduce the need for natural resources, and includes photographs.
720
year: 2010
copies: 4
call number/section: 720
lexile: 1000
subjects: skyscrapers [X], sustainable development, building

Building Skyscrapers

author: Ventura, Marne
"Explores the engineering challenges behind building skyscrapers, as well as the creative solutions found to overcome those challenges"--Provided by publisher.
FIC
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copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

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