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Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building (Paperback)

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    DEBORAH HOPKINSON is the author of Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building, an ALA Notable Book and aBoston Globe-Horn Book Award, and Abe Lincoln Crosses a Creek, illustrated by John Hendrix, an ALA Notable Book and a Junior Library Guild Selection. Her most recent book isA Boy Called Dickens. Her many other acclaimed titles include ALA Notable Apples to Oregon, Under the Quilt of Night, and Fannie in the Kitchen.

    JAMES E. RANSOME is the illustrator of many titles, including Before There Was Mozart: The Story of Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-George; Young Pele: Soccer's First Star, a finalist for the NAACP Image Awards;Satchel Paige; and Major Taylor: Champion Cyclist. He is also the illustrator ofSky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building by Deborah Hopkinson, aBoston Globe-Horn Book Award and an ALA Notable Book; Creation, which won a Coretta Scott King Award for Illustration; andLet My People Go by Patricia C. McKissack, winner of an NAACP Image Award. Visit him at JamesRansome.com

    The unbeatable team of Deborah Hopkinson and James E. Ransome present a riveting brick-by-brick account of how one of the most amazing accomplishments in American architecture came to be. Join a young boy as he watches the Empire State Building being constructed from scratch, then travels to the top to look down on all of New York City in 1931. Hopkinson, a master of historical fiction, and Ransome, an award-winning illustrator, dazzle us with this ALA Notable and aBoston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book.

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    ISBN 9780375865411
    Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / 20th Century
    Genre Detail Juvenile Grades 1-2 Ages 6-7
    Format Paperback
    Pages 48
    Publisher Date 2012-01-10 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Dragonfly
    Copyright Year 2006
    Height 11.5 in
    Wdth 8.25 in
    Thickness 0.25 in
    Unit weight 0.45 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle How They Built the Empire State Building
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Hopkinson, Deborah
    Country of Origin United States

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