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Building America by
Hardcover $17.95

Tundra Books | Oct 22, 2002 | 56 Pages | 8-1/2 x 11 | Middle Grade (8-12) | ISBN 9780887766060

  • Hardcover$17.95

    Tundra Books | Oct 22, 2002 | 56 Pages | 8-1/2 x 11 | Middle Grade (8-12) | ISBN 9780887766060

Praise

“[This] book with great visual appeal offers a tantalizing survey of 400 years of architecture… Meticulous, finely detailed renderings in subdued colors illuminate the buildings…”
School Library Journal

“[This] book takes a fascinating chronological look at the development of architectural styles in the United States…Highly Recommended.”
CM Magazine

“…an intriguing historical guide…”
Children’s Bookwatch

“This is more than a marvelous illustrated history of architecture in America; it provides an easy-to-take social context for the buildings it showcases. Illustrator Shemie has done a masterly job of picturing the wide variety of buildings.”
Philadelphia Inquirer

“…a fascinating record of how United States architecture has evolved in the past 300 years… The illustrations…are numerous and colourful.”
Winnipeg Free Press

“[A] fascinating book, a must for any history or architecture buff…[w]ith clear, detailed illustrations…”
The Repository

“It’s a lovely and informative book, designed for pre-teens up, and of equal interest to adults.
BookLoons Teens Reviews

“…interesting and highly informative…lavishly illustrated…”
The Monterey County Herald

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