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Sky Boys : How They Built The Empire State Building

author: Hopkinson, Deborah
In 1931, a boy and his father watch as the world's tallest building, the Empire State Building, is constructed, step-by-step, near their Manhattan home.
FIC
year: 2006
copies: 53
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 950

What Were The Twin Towers?

author: O'connor, Jim
Examines the true story of New York City's Twin Towers, how they came to be built, how they changed the New York skyline, and how they came to be destroyed by terrorists on Sept.
725
year: 2016
copies: 48
call number/section: 725
lexile: 890

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]

Skyscraper

author: Curlee, Lynn
Presents a history of skyscrapers around the world including the Pyramids of Giza, the Eiffel Tower, and the Empire State Building in New York.
720
year: 2018
copies: 32
call number/section: 720
lexile: 1200
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

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

The Thousandth Floor

author: Mcgee, Katharine
Five teens struggle to find their footing in the world atop high-tech luxury in New York City one-hundred years into the future.
FIC
year: 2016
copies: 21
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 830

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

The Empire State Building

author: Doherty, Craig A
Describes the history of the Empire State Building, emphasizing basic architecture, engineering, and mechanical procedures of construction.
725
year: 1998
copies: 18
call number/section: 725
lexile: 1090
subjects: buildings, skyscrapers [X], new york (n.y.)

The Unofficial Guide To Building Skyscrapers In Minecraft

author: Nagelhout, Ryan
Text, illustrations and photographs show readers how to construct their own skyscrapers in Minecraft, while also encouraging readers to explore computer programming as a way to create Minecraft mods.
FIC
year: 2019
copies: 15
call number/section: FIC
lexile:
subjects: minecraft (game), skyscrapers [X]

Skyscraper

author: Goodman, Susan E.
Presents a study of skyscrapers, how they are built, the men who design them, and the various jobs involved in building them.
720
year: 2004
copies: 14
call number/section: 720
lexile: 960
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

The World Trade Center

author: Harris, Bill
974.7
year: 2001
copies: 13
call number/section: 974.7
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Engineer It! Skyscraper Projects

author: Bernhardt, Carolyn
Kids will learn about the history of skyscrapers with Engineer It! Skyscraper Projects.
FIC
year: 2018
copies: 13
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 660
subjects: skyscrapers [X], structural engineering

You Wouldn't Want To Be A Skyscraper Builder!

author: Malam, John
Brief text, sidebars, labeled illustrations, and humorous cartoons depict the life of a builder working in New York City during the Great Depression to help build the Empire State Building.
720
year: 2009
copies: 11
call number/section: 720
lexile: 860

The World Trade Center

author: Britton, Tamara L.
Describes the history, design, construction, and original controversial nature of the World Trade Center, as well as the terrorist attack that destroyed it on September 11, 2001.
720
year: 2003
copies: 11
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], new york (n.y.)

The World Trade Center

author: Corona, Laurel, Bill Harris
A history of New York that led to the building and prosperity of the The World Trade Center and its destruction.
974.7
year: 2002
copies: 11
call number/section: 974.7
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], buildings, new york (n.y.)

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