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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

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]

Skyscrapers

author: Stone, Lynn M
Discusses the design and construction of skyscrapers and describes specific examples.
690
year: 2002
copies: 7
call number/section: 690
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], building, iron and steel

Up Goes The Skyscraper!

author: Gibbons, Gail
Follows, in simple text and illustrations, the building of a skyscraper step by step.
690
year: 1990
copies: 21
call number/section: 690
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], building

Unbuilding

author: Macaulay, David
This fictional account of the dismantling and removal of the Empire State Building describes the structure of a skyscraper and explains how such an edifice would be demolished.
690
year: 1980
copies: 46
call number/section: 690
lexile: 1250
subjects: wrecking, 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
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], building

Skyscraper

author: Franchino, Vicky
Helps children understand what it takes to build a skyscraper, describing the materials that are used and the people involved in the construction process.
690
year: 2010
copies: 2
call number/section: 690
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

How Skyscrapers Are Made

author: Michael, Duncan
Explains how skyscrapers are built, from the preliminary designs through the floor by floor construction to the final building.
690
year: 1987
copies: 2
call number/section: 690
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

Skyscrapers And Towers

author: Oxlade, Chris
Describes how skyscrapers are different from towers and how both are constructed.
690
year: 1997
copies: 6
call number/section: 690
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], towers

Skyscraper

author: Ostler, Tim
Diagrams, illustrations, and photos show the different stages involved in building a skyscraper.
690
year: 1988
copies: 1
call number/section: 690
lexile:
subjects: tall buildings, skyscrapers [X], building

Construction Q & A

author: Craats, Rennay
Examines the building of structures, how to protect those structures, and the equipment that is used in construction of buildings and bridges.
690
year: 2014
copies: 4
call number/section: 690
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Skyscraper Builder

author: Perish, Patrick
"Engaging images accompany information about skyscraper builders.
690
year: 2015
copies: 1
call number/section: 690
lexile: 730

Building Skyscrapers

author: Stefoff, Rebecca
Examines the development and building of skyscrapers though history.
690
year: 2016
copies: 4
call number/section: 690
lexile: 700
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

Skywalkers

author: Weitzman, David
Narrative text and photographs examines Native American history and the development of structural engineering and architecture, focusing on Mohawk ironworkers.
693
year: 2010
copies: 20
call number/section: 693
lexile: 1150

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