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The story of buildings : from the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and beyond / written by Patrick Dillon ; illustrated by Stephen Biesty.

Dillon, Patrick, 1962- (author.). Biesty, Stephen, (illustrator.).
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  • 27 of 27 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 27 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron j720.9 DIL (Text) 75253000048960 Young Adult Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler j720.9 DIL (Text) 34044000819043 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Laurel PL J720.9 DIL (Text) 36241000394609 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Garrett PL - Garrett J 720.9 DIL (Text) 30010170833043 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown JUV 720 DILL (Text) 39213000694293 JUV Nonfiction Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch YA 720.9.c Dillon, Patrick (Text) 78294000250024 YA Non-Fiction Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland Y720.9 D579 (Text) 76383000426958 Youth Non-Fiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch YA 720.9 DIL (Text) 39391006586091 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -
Kewanna-Union Twp PL - Kewanna Y-720.90 DIL (Text) 35887000436617 Youth Non-Fiction Available -
Knightstown PL - Knightstown J 720 DIL (Text) 36334000008038 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0763669903
  • ISBN: 9780763669904
  • Physical Description: 95 pages (13 folded) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Building a house -- The pyramid of Djoser -- The temples of Greece -- The Parthenon -- The Romans -- Hagia Sophia -- A white robe of churches -- Notre-Dame Cathedral -- Buildings around the world -- The Forbidden City -- The Renaissance in Europe -- Villa Rotonda -- The Taj Mahal -- The baroque in Europe -- Vaux-Le-Vicomte -- Melk Abbey -- Saint Petersburg -- Living in the past -- The Crystal Palace -- Modern buildings -- The Bauhaus -- The United States -- The Chrysler Building -- The international style -- The Sydney Opera House -- The Pompidou Center -- The Straw Bale House.
Summary, etc.:
Examines how architecture has evolved over time by looking at buildings that typify each period, from the pyramids and the Parthenon to the Chrysler Building and the Sydney Opera House.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Subject: Building > Juvenile literature.
Architecture > History > Juvenile literature.

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