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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.
FIC
year: 2006
copies: 53
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 950
subjects: skyscrapers [X], building [X], historical fiction, new york (n.y.)

Up Goes The Skyscraper!

author: Gibbons, Gail
Follows, in simple text and illustrations, the building of a skyscraper step by step.
690
year: 1990
copies: 21
call number/section: 690
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subjects: skyscrapers [X], 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.
720
year: 2010
copies: 4
call number/section: 720
lexile: 1000
subjects: skyscrapers [X], sustainable development, building [X]

A Skyscraper Story

author: Wilcox, Charlotte
Describes the building of Norwest Center, a fifty-seven story skyscraper in Minneapolis.
690
year: 1990
copies: 6
call number/section: 690
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subjects: skyscrapers [X], building [X]

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
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subjects: skyscrapers [X], building [X]

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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subjects: structural engineering, skyscrapers [X], bridges, tunnels, building [X]

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 [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 [X]

Construction Q & A

author: Craats, Rennay
Examines the building of structures, how to protect those structures, and the equipment that is used in construction of buildings and bridges.
690
year: 2014
copies: 4
call number/section: 690
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Up! Up! Up! Skyscraper

author: Suen, Anastasia
Text and illustrations provide a step-by-step look at how a skyscraper is built.
720
year: 2017
copies: 1
call number/section: 720
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subjects: skyscrapers [X], building [X], construction equipment, picture books

20 Fun Facts About The Empire State Building

author: Mahoney, Emily Jankowski
Readers will aspire to see the Empire State Building this architectural wonder in person.
FIC
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copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
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