9781580137959

A Year at a Construction Site

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  • ISBN13:

    9781580137959

  • ISBN10:

    1580137954

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/1/2009
  • Publisher: First Avenue Editions
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Summary

Send in the cranes! Bulldozers! Earthmovers! Would you like to watch how a building goes up? During the next twelve months, construction workers are building a school. Check out the eight action-packed scenes for a bird's-eye view of the whole process. See how the workers make the foundation, add the walls, and put on the roof. Keep your eye on the calendar too. By spending a whole year at the building site, you can watch events unfold until the school is ready for students and teachers. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 4
January: Demolitionp. 6
February: Digging the foundationp. 8
March: Pumping concretep. 10
May: Placing the floorsp. 12
August: Setting the roof timbersp. 14
October: Adding roof tilesp. 16
November: Building a streetp. 18
December: Painting the wallsp. 20
Glossaryp. 22
Learn More about Constructionp. 23
A Closer Lookp. 24
Indexp. 24
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