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Follows, in simple text and illustrations, the building of a skyscraper step by step.
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Gail Gibbons frequently buys milk at a dairy farm near Corinth, Vermont, where she lives with her husband and two children. She is the author and illustrator of many award-winning books for children, including Trucks, The Post Office Book, and New Road. The Milk Makers is her first book for Atheneum.From School Library Journal:
Kindergarten-Grade 3 Gibbons' usual work is still very unusual and, as usual, she has done a magnificent job of explaining a complex subject. Without oversimplification, she traces in straightforward text and brightly colored pictures the construction of a skyscraper from the clearing of the site to tenant move-in. Younger children will find answers to many questions, including why an evergreen tree is placed on top of a new building. Older children will appreciate the additional details and definitions incorporated into the illustrations. Male and female, multi-ethnic workers are included for a variety of trades and professions. Nothing similar is available for this age group; Sandak's Skyscrapers (Watts, 1984) is broader in scope and slightly higher in reading level. Like a skyscraper, Up Goes the Skyscraper! packs a lot into a small amount of space. Jeanette Larson, Mesquite Public Library, Tex.
Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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Book Description Atheneum. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0027367800 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0003322
Book Description Atheneum, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0027367800
Book Description Atheneum, 1986. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0027367800