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You Wouldn't Want To Be A Skyscraper Builder!

author: Malam, John
Brief text, sidebars, labeled illustrations, and humorous cartoons depict the life of a builder working in New York City during the Great Depression to help build the Empire State Building.
720
year: 2009
copies: 11
call number/section: 720
lexile: 860

Joe And The Skyscraper

author: Neumann, Dietrich
Describes how the Empire State Building was built.
720.48
year: 1999
copies: 10
call number/section: 720.48
lexile: 840
subjects: buildings [X], skyscrapers [X], new york (n.y.)

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 [X], skyscrapers [X], new york (n.y.)

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
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subjects: skyscrapers [X], buildings [X]

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
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subjects: buildings [X], skyscrapers [X], new york (n.y.)

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
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subjects: skyscrapers [X], buildings [X], new york (n.y.)

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 [X], skyscrapers [X], new york (n.y.)

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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subjects: skyscrapers [X], city planning, buildings [X], new york (n.y.)

Burj Khalifa

author: Kallen, Stuart A.
Describes how the Burj Khalifa became the tallest tower in the world and the work that went into building it.
725
year:
copies: 11
call number/section: 725
lexile: 990
subjects: skyscrapers [X], buildings [X]

What Were The Twin Towers?

author: O'connor, Jim
Examines the true story of New York City's Twin Towers, how they came to be built, how they changed the New York skyline, and how they came to be destroyed by terrorists on Sept.
725
year: 2016
copies: 48
call number/section: 725
lexile: 890

One World Trade Center

author: Kaur, Ramandeep
Introduces the One World Trade Center in New York City, and discusses how it was created, what materials were used, and how long it took to build.
FIC
year: 2016
copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 1100
subjects: skyscrapers [X], buildings [X], new york (n.y.)

Record-breaking Building Feats

author: Richards, Jon
What is the oldest building in the world? How big is the largest space station? How tall are the biggest skyscrapers? Find out all about the brilliant buildings that set world records—from the tallest and longest to the busiest and the most expensive—all in stunningly designed infographics.
720.2
year: 2015
copies: 2
call number/section: 720.2
lexile: 1140
subjects: buildings [X], architecture, skyscrapers [X], supermarkets, museums, zoos, aquariums, palaces, bridges, towers

Engineering One World Trade Center

author: Mccarthy, Cecilia Pinto
An introduction to the construction of One World Trade Center, discussing skyscraper construction techniques, and the neighboring memorials to the original World Trade Center skyscrapers.
FIC
year: 2018
copies: 5
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 810

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