How Tall Is Tall?

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-09-01
  • Publisher: Heinemann/Raintree

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This book uses buildings to take readers on a fascinating journey of comparing heights, using familiar buildings as units of measurement for comparison.

Author Biography

Vic Parker is an experienced author of books for young people. She has written more than 100 books, both fiction and nonfiction.

Table of Contents

Measuring Heightp. 4
Why Do People Build Tall Structures?p. 6
Measure Your Heightp. 8
Electrical Towersp. 10
Wind Turbinesp. 12
The London Eyep. 14
The Golden Gate Bridgep. 16
The Eiffel Towerp. 18
The Willis Towerp. 20
The KVLY-TV Mastp. 22
The World's Tallest Structurep. 24
Measuring Activityp. 26
Tall Quiz and Factsp. 28
Glossaryp. 30
Find Out Morep. 31
Indexp. 32
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