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Brooklyn Bridge. (Books for children: nonfiction).

Curlee, Lynn

BROOKLYN BRIDGE. Il. by author. ISBN 0-689-83183-8. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2001. 35 pp. $18.00. Often cited as a monument to the genius and industriousness of the modern world, the Brooklyn Bridge provides a spectacular connection between Brooklyn and Manhattan. Viewed from any angle, this colossal structure is an artistically stunning marvel of engineering. Curlee's fluent text and stunning acrylic paintings detail many of the techniques invented specifically for the construction of the bridge. Readers can peruse bridge specifications and a time line, while learning about the hardships of workers and triumphs of politicians, designers, and engineers described in this inspiring book. Ages 9-12.--J.B.
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Author:Burnett, Jeanie
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Date:Mar 22, 2002
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