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Author Bailey, Gerry, 1945-
Title Towering homes / by Gerry Bailey ; Illustrated by Moreno Chiacchiera, Michelle Todd, and Joelle Dreidemy.
Pub Info St. Catharines, ON ; New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, 2014.
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Descript 32 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Young architect
Young architect.
Audience 880L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader LG 5.2 0.5 0.5 163471
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A pile of homes -- Stories -- Architect's words : elevator, escalator, stairs, fire escape -- Glass and steel -- Architect's words : foundations -- Architect's tools : scale model -- Layer on top of layer -- Cave homes -- Rising to a point -- Raising the bridge -- Perched on the rocks -- On a tilt -- Architect's tools : plumb line -- Raised on stilts -- Stilts in water.
Summary "Ideal for students living in an urban area, colorful illustrations and humorous characters outline the steps needed to build towering homes. Building big and building up, students learn about problems and solutions encountered by engineers and architects."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Tall buildings -- Juvenile literature.
Architecture, Domestic -- Juvenile literature.
Tall buildings.
Architecture, Domestic.
Add Author Chiacchiera, Moreno, illustrator.
Related To Bailey, Gerry, 1945-, author. Towering homes. Bailey, Gerry, 1945- Young architect Young architect (CaOONL)20139040722
ISBN 9780778702894 (reinforced library binding)
0778702898 (reinforced library binding)
9780778702993 (pbk.)
0778702995 (pbk.)
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