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Incredible constructions and the people who built them
Describes the building of ten constructions spanning 500 years of American history. Includes the Mesa Verde cliff dwellings, the Washington Monument, the Holland Tunnel, the Mount Rushmore carvings, and the Mackinac Bridge.
|Statement||Mel Boring ; drawings by Sharon Farricker.|
|Series||Walker"s American history series for young people|
|Contributions||Farricker, Sharon, ill.|
|LC Classifications||TH149 .B67 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||90 p. :|
|Number of Pages||90|
|LC Control Number||84019552|
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Melvin Lyle "Mel" Boring (born Septem ) is an American children's author specializing in non-fiction. A member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Boring has produced works such as Incredible Constructions and the People Who Built Them; Caterpillars, Bugs, and Butterflies; and Guinea Pig Scientists: Bold Self-Experimenters in Science and Medicine (coauthored.
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The award-winning Lloyd's building (also known as the Inside-Out building) is an iconic architectural landmark and one of the most recognisable constructions on the London skyline. Architects Roger Stirk Harbour + Partners were behind the innovative design, which has its services – including water pipes and staircases – on the outside.
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