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The Resource Building big :, with David Macaulay ; managing director Alan Ritsko ; executive-in-charge Paula S. Apsell ; executive producer Larry Klein, (videorecording)

Building big :, with David Macaulay ; managing director Alan Ritsko ; executive-in-charge Paula S. Apsell ; executive producer Larry Klein, (videorecording)

Label
Building big :
Title
Building big :
Statement of responsibility
with David Macaulay ; managing director Alan Ritsko ; executive-in-charge Paula S. Apsell ; executive producer Larry Klein
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The series (five parts) introduces the courageous creators and builders and reveals the deadly disasters and personal triumphs behind these breathtaking structures
Member of
PlFwtWrdeCI
Summary
Focusses on the connections between the planning and design problems and the solutions that are finally reached when building bridges, tunnels, skyscrapers, domes, and dams
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2001
  • New York Times Notable Children's Book, 2000
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2000
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
127955
Cataloging source
UOJ
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
720
Funding information
Funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Arthur Vining Davis Foundation, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and public television viewers ; Sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers and Siemens.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Language note
Closed captioned
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1260
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • -1
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Runtime
300
Target audience
adolescent
Technique
live action
Label
Building big :, with David Macaulay ; managing director Alan Ritsko ; executive-in-charge Paula S. Apsell ; executive producer Larry Klein, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Explore the greatest engineering feats of modern times"--Container
  • Videodisc release of a 2000 television production
  • Special features: DVD-ROM access to printable building activity instructions for "Building small with Kenny and Caroline from Zoom", and the BuildingBig website
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
[Vol. 1] Dams / written, produced, directed by Judith Dwan Hallet & Larry Klein ; ed. by Sam Green -- [Vol. 2] Tunnels / written, produced, directed by Eugenie Vink ; ed. by Mickey Green -- [Vol. 3] Skyscrapers / written, produced, directed by Joseph McMaster ; ed. by Jonathan Sahula -- [Vol. 4] Domes / written, produced, directed by Tom Levenson ; ed. by Stephanie Munroe -- [Vol. 5] Bridges / written, produced, directed by Larry Klein & Mark Olshaker ; ed. by Sam Green
Control code
ocm58465658
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (60 min. each)
Isbn
9781593752095
Isbn Type
([1])
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421322196
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • WG32219
  • WG32249
  • WG32259
  • WG32269
  • WG32279
  • WG32289
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ADP-5896
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Building big :, with David Macaulay ; managing director Alan Ritsko ; executive-in-charge Paula S. Apsell ; executive producer Larry Klein, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "Explore the greatest engineering feats of modern times"--Container
  • Videodisc release of a 2000 television production
  • Special features: DVD-ROM access to printable building activity instructions for "Building small with Kenny and Caroline from Zoom", and the BuildingBig website
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
[Vol. 1] Dams / written, produced, directed by Judith Dwan Hallet & Larry Klein ; ed. by Sam Green -- [Vol. 2] Tunnels / written, produced, directed by Eugenie Vink ; ed. by Mickey Green -- [Vol. 3] Skyscrapers / written, produced, directed by Joseph McMaster ; ed. by Jonathan Sahula -- [Vol. 4] Domes / written, produced, directed by Tom Levenson ; ed. by Stephanie Munroe -- [Vol. 5] Bridges / written, produced, directed by Larry Klein & Mark Olshaker ; ed. by Sam Green
Control code
ocm58465658
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (60 min. each)
Isbn
9781593752095
Isbn Type
([1])
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421322196
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • WG32219
  • WG32249
  • WG32259
  • WG32269
  • WG32279
  • WG32289
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ADP-5896
Video recording format
DVD

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