author: Macaulay, David, Macuaulay, David
Text and black and white illustrations show how the Romans planned and constructed their cities for the people who lived within them.
year: 1974
copies: 54
call number/section: 711
lexile: 1100

Albert's Alphabet

author: Tryon, Leslie
Clever Albert uses all the supplies in his workshop to build an alphabet for the school playground.
year: 1994
copies: 17
call number/section: FIC
subjects: alphabet, building [X], ducks

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.
year: 2006
copies: 53
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 950

Machines At Work

author: Barton, Byron
During a busy day at the construction site, the workers use a variety of machines to knock down a building and begin constructing a new one.
year: 1987
copies: 16
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 160

The Science Of Structures

author: Parker, Janice
A look at the stages of structural development and the importance of structures.
year: 2001
copies: 8
call number/section: 624.1
subjects: structural engineering, building [X]


author: Govier, Heather
Discusses the construction and different uses of buildings.
year: 1991
copies: 1
call number/section: 725
lexile: 870
subjects: buildings, building [X]

Out In The Country

author: Pedersen, Judy
A family moves to a beautiful place in the country and builds a new house to start their new life.
year: 1991
copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
subjects: building [X], dwellings, country life

Construction Giants

author: Olney, Ross Robert
Simple text and photographs present the "monster" machines used in constructing buildings, roads, factories, and bridges, and explains the jobs of each.
year: 1984
copies: 2
call number/section: 624

Building A House

author: Barton, Byron, Smith, Annette
Brief text and illustrations describe the steps in building a house.
year: 1990
copies: 35
call number/section: 690
lexile: 100
subjects: house construction, building [X]

Up Goes The Skyscraper!

author: Gibbons, Gail
Follows, in simple text and illustrations, the building of a skyscraper step by step.
year: 1990
copies: 21
call number/section: 690
subjects: skyscrapers, building [X]


author: Bruce, Julia
An illustrated exploration of how the Romans extended their empire and built cities, roads, and aqueducts.
year: 2009
copies: 5
call number/section: 355
subjects: armies, building [X], cities and towns, rome

Construction Tools

author: Macken, Joann Early
Simple text and photographs present construction tools, including information on the workers who use them.
year: 2008
copies: 10
call number/section: 621.9
lexile: 470
subjects: tools, building [X]


author: Macken, Joann Early
Simple text and photographs present building demolition, including information on the workers and equipment needed.
year: 2008
copies: 5
call number/section: 690
lexile: 400
subjects: building [X]

123 I Can Build!

author: Luxbacher, Irene
Introduces young children to basic building concepts such as joining, roofing, and folding; and provides instructions for simple projects including a birdhouse and mushroom mansion.
year: 2009
copies: 3
call number/section: 690
lexile: 900
subjects: building [X]

Building Greenscrapers

author: Stern, Steven L
Presents a discussion of skyscrapers with unique architectural designs that make use of wind and solar energy, rainwater collection, and other features in order to conserve energy and reduce the need for natural resources, and includes photographs.
year: 2010
copies: 4
call number/section: 720
lexile: 1000


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