The Resource Avoid working on a Victorian bridge!, written by Tom Ratliff ; illustrated by Mark Bergin ; created and designed by David Salariya

Avoid working on a Victorian bridge!, written by Tom Ratliff ; illustrated by Mark Bergin ; created and designed by David Salariya

Label
Avoid working on a Victorian bridge!
Title
Avoid working on a Victorian bridge!
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written by Tom Ratliff ; illustrated by Mark Bergin ; created and designed by David Salariya
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Text and cartoon style illustrations show the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, from its conception by John Roebling in 1852 through, after many setbacks, its final completion under the direction of his son, Washington, in 1883. Suggested level: primary
Member of
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
624.23097471
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
The danger zone
Target audience
primary
Avoid working on a Victorian bridge!, written by Tom Ratliff ; illustrated by Mark Bergin ; created and designed by David Salariya
Label
Avoid working on a Victorian bridge!, written by Tom Ratliff ; illustrated by Mark Bergin ; created and designed by David Salariya
Publication
Note
Includes index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- John Augustus Roebling -- Why does Brooklyn need a bridge? -- Why a suspension bridge? -- Digging underwater -- The perils of digging deeper -- Emily Roebling saves the day -- Tower construction -- Holding the bridge in place -- Holding up the bridge -- The wire rope scandal -- Suspending the roadway -- The grand opening
Control code
13064236
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9781906714116
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) SL1068624
  • (OCoLC)339995169
  • (Nz)13064236
  • (NLNZils)1366781

Library Locations

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