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13 Buildings Children Should Know
13 Buildings Children Should Know
by Angela Wenzel
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"The famous buildings featured in this pictorial collection include Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany, New York City's Guggenheim Museum and the Beijing National Stadium (built for the 2008 Olympics), each pictured in color... (read more)

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Bridges: From My Side to Yours
Bridges: From My Side to Yours
by Jan Adkins
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Booklist  Adkins offers an excellent survey of bridge building throughout history in this amply illustrated volume. . . . He draws in readers with exciting stories of discovery about engineers who developed the techniques and principles that... (read more)

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Bridge Building (High Five Reading)
Bridge Building (High Five Reading)
by Diana Briscoe
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Discusses the history of bridges, improvements that have made them safer, and bridge disasters.... (read more)

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Safely to Shore: The Story of America's Lighthouses
Safely to Shore: The Story of America's Lighthouses
by Iris Van Rynbach
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Iris Van Rynbach has illustrated numerous books for young people. studied at Pratt Institute in New York City, the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris, and Parsons School of Design in New York City. She has been an adjunct faculty member at the University of... (read more)

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Castle (10 Edition)
Castle (10 Edition)
by David Macaulay
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In Ship we join a group of underwater archaeologists as they search for a long-lost caravel in the reefs of the Caribbean Sea. A combination of drawings, maps, and diagrams details the ship's recovery, and as clues to the past are pieced together, a... (read more)

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Unbuilding
Unbuilding
by David Macaulay
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"It is not a work of nonfiction but a work of fantasy, and not the story of the making of the skyscraper but the story of the unmaking of a very particular one, the Empire State Building . . . The exquisite drawing style that marked Mr. Macaulay's... (read more)

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Building Big
Building Big
by David Macaulay
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Why this shape and not that? Why steel instead of concrete or stone? Why put it here and not over there? These are the kinds of questions that David Macaulay asks himself when he observes an architectural wonder. These questions take him back to the... (read more)

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Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids: His Life and Ideas, 21 Activities
Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids: His Life and Ideas, 21 Activities
by Wright
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“Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids is a rare children's biography that invites readers to explore the complex of systems of knowledge that come to fruition in the lifework of a famous architect.” —Midwest Book... (read more)

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Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction
Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction
by David Macaulay
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and#8220;To his many fans, David Macaulay is nothing less than America's Explainer-in-Chief.and#8221; and#8212;Providence Journal In this first-ever standalone full-color edition, Castle is lavishly reborn in digitally finished drawings rendered with... (read more)

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Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge
by Lynn Curlee
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andlt;Bandgt;Lynn Curlee,andlt;/Bandgt; who received a Robert F. Sibert Informational Honor Book Award for andlt;Iandgt;Brooklyn Bridge,andlt;/Iandgt; comes from a family of intense sports fans. His other books include andlt;Iandgt;Liberty, Ships of the... (read more)

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Mosque
Mosque
by David Macaulay
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Following in the tradition he established with Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction and in the many books he has published in the thirty years since, David Macaulay provides explanations of the how and the why in a way that is both accessible and... (read more)

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Who Built That? Skyscrapers: An Introduction to Skyscrapers and Their Architects (Who Built That?)
Who Built That? Skyscrapers: An Introduction to Skyscrapers and Their Architects (Who Built That?)
by Didier Cornille
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Nothing in the built world captures the imagination like the skyscraper. Behind every soaring tower stands a designer with courageous vision and enough engineering know-how to pull off incredible feats of architectural derring-do. Who Built That... (read more)

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The Story of Buildings: From the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and Beyond
The Story of Buildings: From the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and Beyond
by Patrick Dillon
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I.M. Pei: Architect of Time, Place and Purpose
I.M. Pei: Architect of Time, Place and Purpose
by Jill Rubalcaba
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Jill Rubalcaba tells the conflict-ridden stories behind six of Pei's most celebrated buildings, all turning points in Pei's distinguished career: National Center for Atmospheric Research (Boulder, CO), John F. Kennedy Presidential Library (Boston, MA... (read more)

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13 Architects Children Should Know
13 Architects Children Should Know
by Florian Heine
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This lively and engaging volume in Prestel's successful "Children Should Know" series opens a door into the fascinating world of architecture. Each architect's entry includes a concise biography, illustrations of major works, and lively texts that speak... (read more)

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Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction, Revised and in Full Color
Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction, Revised and in Full Color
by David Macaulay
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Why this shape and not that? Why steel instead of concrete or stone? Why put it here and not over there? These are the kinds of questions that David Macaulay asks himself when he observes an architectural wonder. These questions take him back to the... (read more)

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Wonderful Houses Around the World (Discoveries in Palaeontology)
Wonderful Houses Around the World (Discoveries in Palaeontology)
by Yoshio Komatsu
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A picture is worth a thousand words; the 10 photos in this book, along with the accompanying descriptive detailed drawings, make this a very informative book for children. There has never been a photographer of buildings like Yoshio Komatsu. He has... (read more)

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Let's Build a Clubhouse
Let's Build a Clubhouse
by Marilyn Singer
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"In this upbeat picture book, a dozen kids get together to build a neighborhood clubhouse." Booklist, ALA "The book's enthusiasm will be contagious." Horn Book... (read more)

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Stephen Biesty's Castles
Stephen Biesty's Castles
by Meredith Hooper
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Stephen Biesty turns his attention to ten actual castles as they were on ten historic dates.... (read more)

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Pyramid
Pyramid
by David Macaulay
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"David Macaulay's brilliant Pyramid shows, detail by detail, how the great pharaohs' burial places were conceived and constructed . . . His draftsmanship is unexcelled, and his book is pharaonic in opulence and design." Time... (read more)

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