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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, historical fiction, new york (n.y.) [X]

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

Rise Of The New York Skyscraper, 1865-1913

author: Landau, Sarah Bradford
Contends the skyscraper originated in New York and discusses the developments in commerce, land use, and technology that led to the building ofhigh rises.
720
year: 1996
copies: 1
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], new york (n.y.) [X]

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

The World Trade Center

author: Harris, Bill
974.7
year: 2001
copies: 13
call number/section: 974.7
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subjects: skyscrapers [X], city planning, september 11 terrorist attacks, 2001, new york (n.y.) [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, skyscrapers [X], new york (n.y.) [X]

The World Trade Center

author: Britton, Tamara L.
Describes the history, design, construction, and original controversial nature of the World Trade Center, as well as the terrorist attack that destroyed it on September 11, 2001.
720
year: 2003
copies: 11
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], new york (n.y.) [X]

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

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

Twin Towers

author: Gillespie, Angus K.
Describes the creation of the World Trade Center; the reception of the twin towers by the architecture world and by New Yorkers; the Center's symbolism of achievement and power; and a day in the life of the Center.
725
year: 2002
copies: 3
call number/section: 725
lexile:
subjects: city planning, skyscrapers [X], new york (n.y.) [X], buildings

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

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

One World Trade Center

author: Rose, Simon
Describes the rebuilding of the World Trade Center after it was destroyed on September 11, 2001.
725
year: 2015
copies: 4
call number/section: 725
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