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Building the Empire State Building: An Interactive Engineering Adventure

Author:   ,Allison Lassieur
Publisher:   Capstone Press
ISBN:  

9781491404058


Pages:   112
Publication Date:   01 July 2014
Recommended Age:   From 8 to 12 years
Format:   Paperback
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Building the Empire State Building: An Interactive Engineering Adventure


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The Roaring 20s are in high gear, and so is skyscraper fever in New York City. People are fascinated by the plans to build the Empire State Building the worlds tallest building yet. Will you: Be an eager young assistant at the architecture firm Shreve, Lamb, and Harmon, the firm designing the Empire State Building? Join the project as a construction worker high atop the building as it rises above the city? Work as a water boy who carries water to the thirsty construction workers on the project? Experience situations taken from real life. YOU CHOOSE what you'll do next. The choices you make will either lead you and the project to success or to failure.

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Author:   ,Allison Lassieur
Publisher:   Capstone Press
Imprint:   Capstone Press
Dimensions:   Width: 13.60cm , Height: 0.70cm , Length: 19.00cm
Weight:   0.181kg
ISBN:  

9781491404058


ISBN 10:   1491404051
Pages:   112
Publication Date:   01 July 2014
Recommended Age:   From 8 to 12 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children / Juvenile
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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These Choose Your Own Adventure -style books invite readers to assume roles as architects and builders of sites that set historical records in their magnitude. . . .these will best serve as supplemental material for classroom units dealing with famous structures.-- School Library Journal


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Allison Lassieur has never had pop-star dreams, but she once sang in a choir that went on a multi-state tour on the way to Walt Disney World. Today she's an award-winning author of more than 150 history and non-fiction books about everything from Ancient Rome to the International Space Station. Her books have received several Kirkus starred reviews and Booklist recommendations, and her historical novel Journey to a Promised Land was awarded the 2020 Kansas Library Association Notable Book Award, and Library of Congress Great Reads Book selection. Allison lives in upstate New York with her husband, daughter, a scruffy, loveable mutt named Jingle Jack, and more books than she can count.

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