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Engineering the Eiffel Tower

Author: Janet Slingerland; Patrick Weidman
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2018] ©2018
Series: Building by design (Core Library (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Eiffel Tower, build for a World's Fair in 1889, has become a permanent symbol of the city of Paris, France. Engineering the Eiffel Towerintroduces readers to its designer, Gustave Eiffel, shows how workers assembled the gigantic tower, and looks at how maintenance crews keep it standing today. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Slingerland; Patrick Weidman
ISBN: 9781532111655 1532111657 9781680789508 1680789503
OCLC Number: 975490183
Description: 48 pages : illustrations, some color ; 24 cm.
Contents: The iron lady --
A man with a plan --
The iron magician --
Saving the tower.
Series Title: Building by design (Core Library (Firm))
Other Titles: Eiffel Tower
Responsibility: by Janet Slingerland ; content consultant, Patrick Weidman.

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The Eiffel Tower, build for a World's Fair in 1889, has become a permanent symbol of the city of Paris, France. Engineering the Eiffel Towerintroduces readers to its designer, Gustave Eiffel, shows how workers assembled the gigantic tower, and looks at how maintenance crews keep it standing today. 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. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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