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Author Weitzman, David, 1936-

Title Skywalkers : Mohawk ironworkers build the city / David Weitzman.

Imprint New York, N. Y. : Roaring Brook Press, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 690.092 WEI    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 124 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 116-119) and index.
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.
Summary Narrative text and photographs examines Native American history and the development of structural engineering and architecture, focusing on Mohawk ironworkers.
Awards Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011
Subject Construction workers -- Juvenile literature.
Mohawk Indians -- Juvenile literature.
Building, Iron and steel -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Skyscrapers -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Tall buildings -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Bridges -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Construction workers.
Mohawk Indians.
Building, Iron and steel -- History.
Skyscrapers -- History.
Tall buildings -- History.
Bridges -- History.
ISBN 9781596431621

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