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Engineering the Space Needle

Author: Kate A Conley; Tyler S Sprague
Publisher: Minneapolis Minnesota : Core Library, [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 Space Needle, a tower built for the 1962 World's Fair, has become a famous landmark in Seattle, Washington. Engineering the Space Needle introduces readers to the designers and their inspirations, the quick and efficient construction process, and the ways in which the fair used the Space Needle to represented a bright future."--Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate A Conley; Tyler S Sprague
ISBN: 1532113773 9781532113772 9781641852579 1641852577
OCLC Number: 1005322249
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A Seattle landmark --
Designing the Space Needle --
Building the Needle --
The Space Needle today.
Series Title: Building by design (Core Library (Firm))
Responsibility: by Kate Conley ; content consultant, Tyler S. Sprague.

Abstract:

"The Space Needle, a tower built for the 1962 World's Fair, has become a famous landmark in Seattle, Washington. Engineering the Space Needle introduces readers to the designers and their inspirations, the quick and efficient construction process, and the ways in which the fair used the Space Needle to represented a bright future."--Amazon.com.
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"Great for any STEM focus as each book addresses math, science, and engineering aspects." - School Library Connection

 
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An excellent reference

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2018-09-06) Excellent Permalink

This book is designed to instruct readers at a 3rd-5th grade reading level.

It has accurate historical references, appealing pictures, and is of a length, vocabulary, and font to make the information accessible to students. 

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An excellent reference

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2018-09-06) Excellent Permalink

This book is designed to instruct readers at a 3rd-5th grade reading level.

It has accurate historical references, appealing pictures, and is of a length, vocabulary, and font to make the information accessible to students. 

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