The Resource Skyscrapers and towers, Shirley Duke

Skyscrapers and towers, Shirley Duke

Label
Skyscrapers and towers
Title
Skyscrapers and towers
Statement of responsibility
Shirley Duke
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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
Member of
Summary
Explores how skyscrapers and towers are built, discussing the forces they must withstand and showcasing towers around the world
Illustration
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10456175
Cataloging source
PNX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Duke, Shirley Smith
Dewey number
720/.483
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
910
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Engineering wonders
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Skyscrapers
  • Towers
  • Skyscrapers
  • Towers
  • Skyscrapers
  • Towers
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Skyscrapers and towers, Shirley Duke
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocn922589463
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9781634304160
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)922589463
Label
Skyscrapers and towers, Shirley Duke
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocn922589463
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9781634304160
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)922589463

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