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Author Banting, Erinn.
Title Empire State Building / Erinn Banting.
Pub Info New York, NY : Weigl, c2008.
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 917.471 Ban     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 27 cm.
Series Structural wonders
Structural wonders.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.9 1 1 116303
Summary Discusses the technology that made the Empire State Building possible and the significance of its creation.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 30) and index.
Contents What is the Empire State Building? -- Building history -- Big ideas -- Profile -- The science behind the building -- Science and technology -- Computer-aided design -- Measuring the Empire State Building -- Environmental viewpoint -- Construction careers -- Notable structures -- Tall buildings through history -- Quiz -- Activity -- Further research.
Subject Empire State Building (New York, N.Y.) -- Design and construction -- History -- Juvenile literature.
New York (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781590367216 (hard cover)
1590367219 (hard cover)
9781590367223 (soft cover : alk. paper)
1590367227 (soft cover : alk. paper)
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