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Amazing Buildings

author: Wilkinson, Philip
Provides the reader with glimpses inside twenty-one famous buildings from around the world.
720
year: 1993
copies: 24
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: historic buildings, buildings [X]

Old Penn Station

author: Low, William
An illustrated account of the construction, history, and demolition of New York City's Pennsylvania Station.
385.3
year: 2007
copies: 5
call number/section: 385.3
lexile: 940

Lady Liberty

author: Rappaport, Doreen
Presents an illustrated biography of the Statue of Liberty, describing who designed it and why, and how it came to become a symbol of the United States.
974.7
year: 2014
copies: 41
call number/section: 974.7
lexile: 760

Our White House

author:
A collection of essays, personal accounts, historical fiction, and poetry that traces the history of the White House through the eyes of the children who have lived and visited there.
975.3
year: 2007
copies: 46
call number/section: 975.3
lexile: 1110
subjects: presidents, buildings [X], washington (d.c.)

Structures

author: Wolk-stanley, Jessica
An overview of how challenges to design and construction have been overcome throughout history to make it possible to build structures that can stand up to natural forces.
624.1
year: 2003
copies: 5
call number/section: 624.1
lexile:
subjects: structural engineering, buildings [X]

Buildings

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

The Story Of The Empire State Building

author: Clinton, Patrick
Describes the planning and building of what was once the world's tallest building and examines how it fit into the growth of New York City.
974.7
year: 1987
copies: 8
call number/section: 974.7
lexile: 870
subjects: buildings [X], new york (n.y.)

Fantastic Feats And Failures

author: Kurisu, Jane
Presents an introduction to engineering, and tells the stories of a selection of engineering feats and failures, including the Sydney Opera House, the Eiffel Tower, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and many others.
624.1
year: 2004
copies: 19
call number/section: 624.1
lexile: 960

Capital

author: Curlee, Lynn
Provides a history of Washington, D.C., focusing on the National Mall, its monuments and surrounding buildings.
975.3
year: 2006
copies: 45
call number/section: 975.3
lexile: 1220

Empire State Building

author: Mann, Elizabeth
Discusses the history, design, and construction of New York City's Empire State Building.
974.7
year: 2006
copies: 29
call number/section: 974.7
lexile: 1000

Buildings

author: Vignozzi, Alessandro
725
year: 1997
copies: 1
call number/section: 725
lexile:
subjects: structures, buildings [X]

Eiffel Tower

author: Riggs, Kate
Offers a brief overview of the history of the Eiffel Tower, discussing its design in 1887 by Gustave Eiffel, creation, three levels, unique features, and place in French culture.
725
year: 2009
copies: 1
call number/section: 725
lexile:
subjects: tour eiffel (paris, france), buildings [X]

Freaky-strange Buildings

author: Sandler, Michael
Profiles unconventional buildings from around the world, such as the Oriental Pearl Tower in Shanghai and the Turning Torso in Sweden, and compares their architectural features to familiar objects.
720
year: 2012
copies: 11
call number/section: 720
lexile: 1040
subjects: buildings [X]

102 Minutes

author: Dwyer, Jim
Tells of the men and women who saved themselves and others in the final minutes before the World Trade Towers collapsed on September 11, 2001, and includes testimonies from workers in the buildings, police and fire personnel, a construction manager, and a window washer.
974.7
year: 2006
copies: 18
call number/section: 974.7
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The X Ray Picture Book Of Big Buildings Of The Modern World

author: Jessop, Joanne
Presents cutaway illustrations that reveal the inner structures of some of the best-known buildings of the modern world.
690
year: 1994
copies: 4
call number/section: 690
lexile: 1040
subjects: architecture, modern, buildings [X]

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