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This bridge will not be gray

Author: Dave Eggers; Tucker Nichols; Juvenile Collection.
Publisher: San Francisco : McSweeney's, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The Golden Gate Bridge is the most famous bridge in the world. It is also, not entirely coincidentally, the world's only bright-orange bridge. But it wasn't supposed to be that way. In this book, fellow bridge-lovers Dave Eggers and Tucker Nichols tell the story of how it happened - how a bridge that some people wanted to be red and white, and some people wanted to be yellow and black, and most people wanted simply  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Eggers; Tucker Nichols; Juvenile Collection.
ISBN: 9781940450476 1940450470
OCLC Number: 903763947
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 x 27 cm
Contents: "The Golden Gate Bridge is the most famous bridge in the world. It is also, not entirely coincidentally, the world's only bright-orange bridge. But it wasn't supposed to be that way. In this book, fellow bridge-lovers Dave Eggers and Tucker Nichols tell the story of how it happened --
how a bridge that some people wanted to be red and white, and some people wanted to be yellow and black, and most people wanted simply to be gray, instead became, thanks to the vision and stick-to-itiveness of a few peculiar architects, one of the most memorable man-made objects ever created." --
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Responsibility: story by Dave Eggers ; art by Tucker Nichols.
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"The Golden Gate Bridge is the most famous bridge in the world. It is also, not entirely coincidentally, the world's only bright-orange bridge. But it wasn't supposed to be that way. In this book, fellow bridge-lovers Dave Eggers and Tucker Nichols tell the story of how it happened - how a bridge that some people wanted to be red and white, and some people wanted to be yellow and black, and most people wanted simply to be gray, instead became, thanks to the vision and stick-to-itiveness of a few peculiar architects, one of the most memorable man-made objects ever created."--Provided by Amazon.com.

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A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2015A Junior Library Guild SelectionOne of Cool Mom Picks Best Children's Book of 2015"Occasionally a book think Donald Crews's classic 'Freight Train' delivers Read more...

 
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