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Skywalkers : Mohawk ironworkers build the city

Author: David Weitzman
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Roaring Brook Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Narrative text and photographs examines Native American history and the development of structural engineering and architecture, focusing on Mohawk ironworkers.
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Genre/Form: Literature
History
Juvenile works
1150L
Nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Weitzman
ISBN: 9781596431621 1596431628
OCLC Number: 555656260
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011
Description: 124 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: People of the flint --
A bridge to the future --
Connections: wood, iron, and steel --
The bridge at Quebec --
Booming out --
Skyscrapers --
Mohawk myths and realities.
Responsibility: David Weitzman.
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Narrative text and photographs examines Native American history and the development of structural engineering and architecture, focusing on Mohawk ironworkers.

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A story about the Mohawk Indians, a cooperative society.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-04-28) Very Good Permalink

The Mohawk Indians have always been a cooperative society. They are deeply committed to family, friends and community, finding strength in cooperation and collaboration. The principles they used to govern themselves were admired by the Europeans, and many of these principles were incorporated into...
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