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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]

The Petronas Twin Towers

author: Thomas, Mark
Photographs and simple text describe the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur.
725
year: 2002
copies: 3
call number/section: 725
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subjects: skyscrapers [X]

Skyscrapers

author: Landau, Elaine
Details development, design, and construction of the modern skyscraper.
720
year: 2001
copies: 4
call number/section: 720
lexile: 750
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

Skyscrapers

author: Willard, Keith
Examines the history, design, construction, and uses of skyscrapers and describes some notable examples.
720
year: 1999
copies: 3
call number/section: 720
lexile: 1120
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

Using Math To Build A Skyscraper

author: Koll, Hilary
Examines the importance of math in building skyscrapers, and uses that format to foster an understanding of numbers, measurements, shapes, charts, and diagrams.
510.76
year: 2007
copies: 4
call number/section: 510.76
lexile:
subjects: mathematics, skyscrapers [X]

Rise Of The New York Skyscraper, 1865-1913

author: Landau, Sarah Bradford
Contends the skyscraper originated in New York and discusses the developments in commerce, land use, and technology that led to the building ofhigh rises.
720
year: 1996
copies: 1
call number/section: 720
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subjects: skyscrapers [X], new york (n.y.)

The World Trade Center

author: Woog, Adam
Discusses the history and construction of the massive World Trade Center, daily operations, the tragic events of September 11, 2001 and the process of rebuilding it.
725.2
year: 2014
copies: 5
call number/section: 725.2
lexile: 1260

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 World Trade Center

author: Harris, Bill
974.7
year: 2001
copies: 13
call number/section: 974.7
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Spectacular Skyscrapers

author: Goldish, Meish
Introduces young readers to skyscrapers, describing both the inside and outside of several of these extremely tall buildings located around the world.
720
year: 2012
copies: 5
call number/section: 720
lexile: 980
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

The World's Most Amazing Skyscrapers

author: Hurley, Michael
Provides photographs and facts about ten of the world's most extraordinary skyscrapers, including the Empire State Building, and the Willis Tower.
720
year: 2012
copies: 8
call number/section: 720
lexile: 910
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

Skyscrapers

author: Simon, Seymour
Discusses the construction of skyscrapers focusing on materials, size, weight, and type.
720
year: 2012
copies: 10
call number/section: 720
lexile: 850

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

Skyscrapers

author: Oxlade, Chris
Examines different types of skyscrapers around the world, providing information on materials and construction technologies, and discussing the purpose and location of important skyscrapers.
720
year: 2014
copies: 6
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], buildings

Skyscrapers

author: Macgregor, Anne
A History of skyscrapers from the first century to the present and a description of their construction and services.
721
year: 1980
copies: 2
call number/section: 721
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subjects: skyscrapers [X]

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