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The Big Book Of Real Skyscrapers

author: Ingoglia, Gina
Discusses the construction of a skyscraper and depicts some famous ones.
725
year: 1989
copies: 3
call number/section: 725
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], building

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

The Story Behind Skyscrapers

author: Price, Sean
Discusses the history of skyscrapers around the world, with photographs, illustrations, information on the first tall buildings, and various design and engineering considerations, and includes a timeline.
720
year: 2009
copies: 1
call number/section: 720
lexile: 700
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]

Skyscrapers And Towers

author: Richards, Julie
Describes different kinds of towers and skyscrapers, the methods and materials of their construction, and amazing or disastrous examples.
720
year: 2004
copies: 2
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: towers, skyscrapers [X]

Skyscrapers

author: Severance, John B
Details some of the innovations that enabled the building of taller and taller buildings, describes the various schools of skyscraper architecture, and explores the history of several famous skyscrapers.
720
year: 2000
copies: 5
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], architecture

Incredible Skyscrapers

author: Barker, Geoff
Describes some of the tallest and most well-known skyscrapers in the world, with information on the architects; design and construction challenges they faced; and statistics of the finished buildings.
720
year: 2011
copies: 2
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

Skyscrapers

author: Bennett, David
Photography, artwork, and text bring these striking structures to life, and connects the buildings with the people who construct them and those who work in them.
624.09
year: 1995
copies: 2
call number/section: 624.09
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

Megastructures

author: Graham, Ian
An illustrated overview of some of the world's biggest, tallest, longest, and deepest structures, explaining the physics behind the designs, and describing how and why they were built.
720.4
year: 2012
copies: 2
call number/section: 720.4
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], megastructures, bridges, tunnels

Higher

author: Bascomb, Neal
Chronicles the fierce rivalry between two architects, William Van Alen and Craig Severance, who, in the 1920s, set out to make their mark on New York City and build the city's tallest building.
720
year: 2003
copies: 2
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], manhattan (new york, n.y.)

1,001 Skyscrapers

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

Manhattan Skyscrapers

author: Nash, Eric Peter
720.48
year: 2005
copies: 1
call number/section: 720.48
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Skyscrapers

author: Douglas, George H.
Discusses the origins of skyscrapers in the United States and answers questions about where they came from, how they developed, who built them, and their purpose in society.
720.48
year: 1996
copies: 1
call number/section: 720.48
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

Twin Towers

author: Gillespie, Angus K.
Describes the creation of the World Trade Center; the reception of the twin towers by the architecture world and by New Yorkers; the Center's symbolism of achievement and power; and a day in the life of the Center.
725
year: 2002
copies: 3
call number/section: 725
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High-risk Construction Work

author: Wolny, Philip
Provides a look at construction as a career, examines the advantages and dangers of the work, discusses how to prepare for a construction job, and includes safety advice.
624.1
year: 2009
copies: 1
call number/section: 624.1
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