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The Empire State Building

author: Holland, Gini
Chronicles the building of the world famous skyscraper, describes its occupants, and explores its popularity in films.
974.7
year: 1998
copies: 7
call number/section: 974.7
lexile:
subjects: buildings, skyscrapers [X], new york (n.y.)

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

author: Dupr?, Judith
Provides photographs and information about fifty of the greatest skyscrapers in the world, including the Empire State Building, the Eiffel Tower, and the Washington Monument; each with fact charts, architectural drawings, and historical background.
720
year: 2006
copies: 3
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

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.)

Skyscrapers

author: Sandak, Cass R
Discusses the development of skyscrapers, how they are constructed, and new techniques for building them.
721
year: 1984
copies: 3
call number/section: 721
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

Skyscrapers

author: Joseph, Leonard M
Describes the history of skyscrapers, their design and construction, and their mechanical systems, and profiles the tallest buildings in the world.
720
year: 2002
copies: 4
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

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.)

The Sears Tower

author: Doherty, Craig A
Discusses the building of the Sears Tower from its design to its status as a Chicago landmark tourist attraction.
725
year: 1995
copies: 5
call number/section: 725
lexile: 1160
subjects: skyscrapers [X], chicago (ill.)

Into The Sky

author: Hunter, Ryan Ann
Describes the history and construction of skyscrapers.
FIC
year: 1998
copies: 6
call number/section: FIC
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

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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The Empire State Building

author: L?sted, Marcia Amidon
Chronicles the history of the building of the Empire State Building in New York City between 1929 and 1931 and follows its step-by-step process including the many public relations promotionals and the famous movie featuring King Kong in 1933.
974.7
year: 2005
copies: 2
call number/section: 974.7
lexile:
subjects: buildings, skyscrapers [X], new york (n.y.)

Skyscrapers And High Rises

author: Priwer, Shana
Provides an overview of the history and development of skyscrapers and high rises, describing the methods used to design and build them and highlighting some of the world's tallest and most advanced buildings.
720
year: 2009
copies: 2
call number/section: 720
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Skyscrapers!

author: Johmann, Carol A.
Examines the history of skyscrapers, provides information about some of the world's most famous tall buildings, discusses the planning that goes into the design and construction of skyscrapers, and includes activities that allow young learners to understand the entire process.
720
year: 2001
copies: 9
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

Megastructures

author: Jefferis, David
Provides descriptions and illustrations of some of the largest structures in the world and discusses how they came to be built, including the Great Pyramid, the Gateway Arch in St.
720
year: 2003
copies: 1
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], megastructures, bridges, tunnels

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