The Resource Building big, by David Macaulay

Building big, by David Macaulay

Label
Building big
Title
Building big
Statement of responsibility
by David Macaulay
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2000.
  • New York Times Notable Children's Book, 2000.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
127955
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Macaulay, David
Dewey number
720
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1260L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
UG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 1260
  • 1260
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • -1
  • 12
Reading level
9.3
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Building big, by David Macaulay
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Walter Lorraine books"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bridges. Ponte Fabrico -- Iron Bridge -- Britannia Bridge -- Garabit Viaduct -- Firth of Forth -- Golden Gate Bridge -- Ponte de Normandie -- Tunnels. Two ancient tunnels -- Hoosac Tunnel -- Thames Tunnel -- Holland Tunnel -- The Channel Tunnel -- The Big Dig -- Dams. Itá Dam -- Hoover Dam -- Aswan High Dam -- Itaipu Dam -- Domes. Pantheon -- Hagia Sophia -- Sehzade Mosque -- St. Peter's Basilica -- Les Invalides -- St. Paul's Cathedral -- United States Capitol -- Astrodome -- Skyscraper. Reliance Building -- Woolworth Building -- Chrysler Building -- Empire State Building -- John Hancock Building -- World Trade Center -- Sears Tower -- Citigroup Center -- Petronas Towers -- Commerzbank Frankfurt
Control code
392073
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780395963319
Lccn
00028116
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780395963319
  • (Sirsi) ACZ-9999
Label
Building big, by David Macaulay
Publication
Note
"Walter Lorraine books"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bridges. Ponte Fabrico -- Iron Bridge -- Britannia Bridge -- Garabit Viaduct -- Firth of Forth -- Golden Gate Bridge -- Ponte de Normandie -- Tunnels. Two ancient tunnels -- Hoosac Tunnel -- Thames Tunnel -- Holland Tunnel -- The Channel Tunnel -- The Big Dig -- Dams. Itá Dam -- Hoover Dam -- Aswan High Dam -- Itaipu Dam -- Domes. Pantheon -- Hagia Sophia -- Sehzade Mosque -- St. Peter's Basilica -- Les Invalides -- St. Paul's Cathedral -- United States Capitol -- Astrodome -- Skyscraper. Reliance Building -- Woolworth Building -- Chrysler Building -- Empire State Building -- John Hancock Building -- World Trade Center -- Sears Tower -- Citigroup Center -- Petronas Towers -- Commerzbank Frankfurt
Control code
392073
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780395963319
Lccn
00028116
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780395963319
  • (Sirsi) ACZ-9999

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