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Publisher Comments:

The mills at Wicksbridge are imaginary, but their planning, construction, and operation are quite typical of mills developed in New England throughout the nineteenth century.

Synopsis:

Well researched, ambitious, and absorbing, this first-rate history lesson details the construction of a spinning mill with a good deal of social history interwoven.

About the Author

David Macaulay is the author and illustrator of many exciting and unusual books for readers of all ages including Building Big, the companion book to the successful PBS series, and Caldecott Medal winner Black and White. Superb design, magnificent illustrations, and clearly presented information distinguish all of his books.Mr. Macaulay has been nominated as the United States representative for the Hans Christen Andersen Award in illustration. The Hans Christian Andersen Award is the highest international recognition given to an author and an illustrator of children"s books whose complete works have made a lasting contribution to children"s literature. He lives and works in Rhode Island.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395348307
Author:
Macaulay, David
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Author:
Lay
Author:
David Macau
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Social Science - General
Subject:
History - Europe
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Science & Technology - Machinery
Subject:
Rhode island
Subject:
Textile factories
Subject:
Textile factories -- Rhode Island -- History.
Subject:
Social Studies - General
Subject:
Technology-Machinery
Subject:
Technology - Machinery & Tools
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Technology-Machinery
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture book
Series Volume:
course 85
Publication Date:
September 1983
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 5 to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
12 x 9 x 0.44 in 2.02 lb
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , Well researched, ambitious, and absorbing, this first-rate history lesson details the construction of a spinning mill with a good deal of social history interwoven.
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