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Author La Pierre, Yvette, author.
Title Engineering the Great Wall of China / by Yvette Lapierre ; content consultant, Guolong Lai.
Pub Info Minneapolis, Minnesota : Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2018]
©2018
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book jacket
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 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 624 LaP     AVAILABLE
Descript 48 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Building by design
Building by design (Core Library (Firm))
Audience 760L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.2 1 1 191140
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Contents An incredible wall -- Preparing to build -- Building the Ming wall -- The Great Wall of China today.
Summary The Great Wall of China, built in many sections over many centuries, is China's best-known landmark. Engineering the Great Wall of China introduces readers to the dynasties that constructed it, explores the construction techniques that were used, and looks at how the modern Chinese government is working to protect it for the future. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. -- from publishers' website.
Subject Structural engineering -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
Civil engineering -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
Buildings -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
Great Wall of China (China) -- Design and construction -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Lai, Guolong, consultant.
Alt Title Great Wall of China
ISBN 9781532111679 library binding
1532111673 library binding
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