Skyscrapers (National Geographic Readers Series: Level 3)

Skyscrapers (National Geographic Readers Series: Level 3)

by Libby Romero

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Learn all about the world's most amazing skyscrapers – from the first, to the tallest, to how they're built, and everything in between – in this new National Geographic Kids Reader. The Level 3 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging, information for fluent readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426326844
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 01/17/2017
Series: National Geographic Readers Series
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 967,958
Lexile: 790L (what's this?)
File size: 51 MB
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Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

LIBBY ROMERO was a journalist and a teacher before becoming an author. She has written dozens of books, including the National Geographic Reader biography Ibn al-Haytham: The Man Who Discovered How We See, as well as teacher guides, interactive whiteboards, and a variety of other materials for publishers including National Geographic's Explorer magazines and the Smithsonian Institution's TweenTribune.

Table of Contents

A History of Height 4

Famous Skyscrapers 6

Why Build Skyscrapers? 12

Getting Off the Ground 18

7 Cool Facts About Skyscrapers 24

Working With Nature 26

Going Green 32

What's Up With Skyscrapers Now? 38

Quiz Whiz 44

Glossary 46

Index 48

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