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Going up! : Elisha Otis's trip to the top

Author: Monica Kulling; David Parkins
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario ; Plattsburgh, New York : Tundra Books, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts the story of the invention of the elevator and of its creator, tracing Otis's route from a farm boy watching ropes break on the hay hoist to his contributions to high-rise innovations and other feats of modern architecture.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
History
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Biography Juvenile literature
Biographies Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Named Person: Elisha Graves Otis; Elisha Graves Otis; Elisha Graves Otis; Elisha Graves Otis; Elisha Graves Otis; Elisha Graves Otis
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Kulling; David Parkins
ISBN: 9781770492400 1770492402 9781770495166 1770495169
OCLC Number: 754318716
Description: 32 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.
Responsibility: Monica Kulling ; illustrated by David Parkins.

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Recounts the story of the invention of the elevator and of its creator, tracing Otis's route from a farm boy watching ropes break on the hay hoist to his contributions to high-rise innovations and other feats of modern architecture.

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