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Building the Gateway Arch

From the Series Sequence National Landmarks
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From initial design to grand opening, this nonfiction early chapter book shows how the Gateway Arch was engineered and built.

As the tallest arch in the world, the Gateway Arch in St. Louis is an engineering feat. Millions each year travel to the viewing deck on top using the unique tram system. Elementary readers will learn why the "gateway to the west" was built and how engineers designed and constructed it. A progressive timeline highlights the construction sequence, from idea to national landmark. Carefully leveled text and historical photographs inspire future engineers and architects and support elementary STEM topics. Table of contents, glossary, index, further resources, and author bio are included.

Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Copyright 2023
BISACS JNF025260, JNF005000, JNF051120
Genre Nonfiction
Publisher Amicus
Imprint Sequence
Series Sequence National Landmarks
Language English
Number of Pages 32
ISBN 9781681519562, 9781645490418, 9781681519562B
Title Format Reinforced book, Hosted ebook, Print + Ebook
Release Date 2022-07-15
Author Annie C. Holdren
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Glossary of key words, Index, Table of contents, Timeline of key events
Dewey 977.8/66
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level M
 

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