Engineering the Leaning Tower of Pisa

by Furgang, Adam,

Format: Print Book 2018
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
Available (3)
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F.O.R. Sto-Rox Library Juvenile Non-Fiction JUV 624 FUR
Location  F.O.R. Sto-Rox Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  JUV 624 FUR
 
 
Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 624.1 F97
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Penn Hills Library Juvenile Non-Fiction j 725.97 FUR
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Summary
The Leaning Tower of Pisa, located in Italy, is famous for its visible tilt. Engineering the Leaning Tower of Pisa introduces readers to the tower's history, examines why the tilt developed in the first place, and discusses the methods that have been used to stabilize the tower and keep it safe for visitors. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
Additional Information
Series Building by design (Core Library (Firm))
Subjects Leaning Tower (Pisa, Italy) -- Juvenile literature.
Architecture, Romanesque -- Juvenile literature.
Christian art and symbolism -- Medieval, 500-1500 -- Juvenile literature.
Building -- Juvenile literature.
Pisa (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher Minneapolis, Minnesota :2018
Audience Grade 4.
Grade 3 - Grade 6.
810
Language English
Description 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
ISBN 9781532113734
1532113730
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