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Skyscrapers and towers / Shirley Duke.

Duke, Shirley Smith, author. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
LaGrange County Public Library - LaGrange j720 DUK (Text) 30477100881394 Children: New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781634304160
  • ISBN: 1634304160
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: [Vero Beach, FL] : Rourke Educational Media, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Tall Treasures -- Powerful Forces -- The Building Goes Up -- Historical Towers -- Towers around the World -- What's New with Skyscrapers? -- Timeline -- Glossary -- Index -- Show What You Know -- Websites to Visit -- About the Author.
Summary, etc.: "Have you ever looked up and seen a skyscraper or tower? How were these amazing structures built? It took thousands of years to create and perfect the technology needed to help these giants withstand the forces of nature. In this scientific text, students will learn all about famous skyscrapers and towers around the world and why they are considered engineering wonders!"--Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note: 3-6.
Subject: Skyscrapers > Design and construction > Juvenile literature.
Towers > Design and construction > Juvenile literature.

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