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Written by Katie Marsico


ISBN: 978-0-531-22479-3

List Price: $31.00

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Bridges are a crucial part of trade and transportation. They allow vehicles and pedestrians alike to cross everything from rushing rivers to rocky ravines. Readers will trace the history of bridges from their invention in ancient times to the construction of today's engineering wonders. They will learn why different bridge shapes are suited to different purposes, how engineers choose which materials to use in bridge construction, and much more.
This title will ship February 2016
Item #: 647127
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2016
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 8.375" x 7.25"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 624.2
  • Engaging text highlights STEM careers involved in designing and building these engineering wonders
  • Infographics and charts help illustrate complex ideas
  • Colorful photos provide incredible views of these engineering wonders
  • Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand
  • Sidebars provide in-depth information about some of the most remarkable engineering achievements
  • Additional content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com