The Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge

by Jeffrey Zuehlke
     
 

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About 40 million! This busy bridge is an important structure in San Francisco, California. It connects the city to Marin County on the other side of the bay. Just how long is the Golden Gate Bridge? And how did workers build this orange structure?

Learn about many remarkable sites in the Famous Places series-part of the Lightning Bolt Books TM collection. With

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About 40 million! This busy bridge is an important structure in San Francisco, California. It connects the city to Marin County on the other side of the bay. Just how long is the Golden Gate Bridge? And how did workers build this orange structure?

Learn about many remarkable sites in the Famous Places series-part of the Lightning Bolt Books TM collection. With high-energy designs, exciting photos, and fun text, Lightning Bolt Books TM bring nonfiction topics to life!

Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
Gr 2-4–These attractive books use high-quality photos, illustrations, maps, and diagrams to take students to some of America's most famous landmarks, providing information about the history, construction, and significance of each one. Two or three sentences per page are overlaid on full-page, captioned images. The texts conclude with a “Fun Facts” page. Readers will enjoy learning about our famous sites and the challenges of building and maintaining large structures, making the series a good choice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761350125
Publisher:
Lerner Classroom
Publication date:
09/28/2009
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
545,405
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
610L (what's this?)
Age Range:
6 - 9 Years

Meet the Author

Jeffrey Zuehlke is the author of many books for Lerner Publishing Group, including Kevin Garnett, Johan Santana, and Curt Schilling for the Amazing Athletes series; Classic Cars and Concept Cars for the Motor Mania series; and Joseph Stalin for the Biography series. Mr. Zuehlke lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, with his family

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