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Skyscraper

author: Curlee, Lynn
Presents a history of skyscrapers around the world including the Pyramids of Giza, the Eiffel Tower, and the Empire State Building in New York.
720
year: 2018
copies: 32
call number/section: 720
lexile: 1200
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

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: 48
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 950

Skyscrapers

author: Stone, Lynn M
Discusses the design and construction of skyscrapers and describes specific examples.
690
year: 2002
copies: 6
call number/section: 690
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], building, iron and steel

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: 22
call number/section: 690
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], building

Skyscrapers

author: Halfmann, Janet
Briefly describes the history and construction of skyscrapers, tall buildings which were first built in the United States.
720.48
year: 2003
copies: 6
call number/section: 720.48
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

The Incredible Story Of Skyscrapers

author: Roza, Greg
Presents a children's guide to the story of skyscrapers and includes information on the history and construction of tall buildings.
720
year: 2004
copies: 4
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [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

Unbuilding

author: Macaulay, David
This fictional account of the dismantling and removal of the Empire State Building describes the structure of a skyscraper and explains how such an edifice would be demolished.
690
year: 1980
copies: 44
call number/section: 690
lexile: 1250
subjects: wrecking, skyscrapers [X]

Skyscrapers

author: Oxlade, Chris
An illustrated history of skyscrapers, discussing the invention of the metal frame in the 1880s which allowed for the construction of tall buildings, looking at the styles of different eras, and including detailed examinations of the New York skyline, the Chrysler building, the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank, and the Petronas Towers.
720
year: 2006
copies: 4
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [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

Skywalkers

author: Weitzman, David
Narrative text and photographs examines Native American history and the development of structural engineering and architecture, focusing on Mohawk ironworkers.
693
year: 2010
copies: 20
call number/section: 693
lexile: 1150

Skyscrapers

author: Cooper, Jason
Discusses the nature, history, and building of skyscrapers.
720
year: 1991
copies: 8
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

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.)

Skyscraper

author: Goodman, Susan E.
Presents a study of skyscrapers, how they are built, the men who design them, and the various jobs involved in building them.
720
year: 2004
copies: 15
call number/section: 720
lexile: 960
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

Skyscraper

author: Rau, Dana Meachen
Looks at skyscrapers as an important part of modern life, explaining how they are constructed, and examining their interiors and exteriors.
720
year: 2007
copies: 3
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

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