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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

Build It

author: Spielman, Madison
Provides a definition for skyscrapers, their purpose, basic construction, and the names of some of the tallest skyscrapers.
720
year: 2012
copies: 9
call number/section: 720
lexile: 630
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

How Tall Is Tall?

author: Parker, Victoria
Learn about some of the world's tallest structures. Find out how we measure height and see how different types of structures compare.
720
year: 2011
copies: 6
call number/section: 720
lexile: 720

World Trade Center

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Regardless of whether it was "too early" in 2006 to dramatize the events of September 11, 2001, World Trade Center succeeds as a tribute to the courage and sacrifice of those who served at Ground Zero in the wake of terrorist attacks on the WTC's twin towers in New York City.
FIC
year: 2006
copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
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Wtc

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Documents Ground Zero in the immediate aftermath of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on SEPTEMBER 11 TERRORIST ATTACKS, 2001 with raw and powerful honesty.
974.7
year: 2002
copies: 1
call number/section: 974.7
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Divided We Stand

author: Darton, Eric
Presents the history of New York City's World Trade Center, examining its relation to twentieth-century economics, politics, and social issues, and discussing the acts of terrorism of which it has been the target.
725.9
year: 1999
copies: 1
call number/section: 725.9
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Men Of Steel

author: Koch, Karl
338.7
year: 2002
copies: 1
call number/section: 338.7
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World Trade Center

author: Skinner, Peter; Preface By Mike Wallace
974.7
year: 2002
copies: 2
call number/section: 974.7
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The World Trade Center

author: Levy, Debbie
This book explores the purpose of the construction of the World Trade Center, the court challenges of merchants who opposed the World Trade Center, the construction of the twin towers and other buildings, the settling in of more than 400 businesses, and the 2001 destruction of the towers.
720
year: 2005
copies: 1
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], new york (n.y.)

Skyscrapers

author: Pascoe, Elaine
Examines the history of the world's tallest buildings, including some of the challenges faced in design and construction and how their builders tested the limits of technology.
720
year: 2004
copies: 1
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], architecture, modern

The Heights

author: Ascher, Kate
A graphic tour through the inner workings of modern skyscrapers explains how they operate and how sophisticated networks of technologies and utilities are possible within their complex structures.
720.48
year: 2011
copies: 1
call number/section: 720.48
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

City In The Sky

author: Glanz, James
Chronicles the history of the World Trade Center from its first blue-prints through the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, exploring how the towers were created, what they symbolized, and how the world was impacted by their destruction.
720.48
year: 2004
copies: 1
call number/section: 720.48
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The Skyscraper

author: Goldberger, Paul
725.09
year: 1981
copies: 1
call number/section: 725.09
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subjects: skyscrapers [X]

The Lonely Skyscraper

author: Hawkesworth, Jenny
A big city skyscraper, lonely when the workers go home at night finds a new and happy life in the country as the home for the forest animals.
FIC
year: 1980
copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
lexile:
subjects: loneliness, skyscrapers [X]

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

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