Engineering the Leaning Tower of Pisa
|Format:||Print Book 2018|
|Availability:||Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies|
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.
|Series||Building by design (Core Library (Firm))|
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
Grade 3 - Grade 6.
48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.