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The Gateway Arch

Overview

An introduction to the Gateway Arch for early readers. This book tells how the Gateway Arch was constructed, why it was made, and where it is located. The book also explains the significance of the Arch's location along the river in St. Louis, an important gateway to the new western territories.

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Overview

An introduction to the Gateway Arch for early readers. This book tells how the Gateway Arch was constructed, why it was made, and where it is located. The book also explains the significance of the Arch's location along the river in St. Louis, an important gateway to the new western territories.

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761350118
  • Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/28/2009
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 648,521
  • Age range: 6 - 9 Years
  • Lexile: 620L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Lisa Bullard has written several titles for the Pull Ahead Mighty Movers series, including Powerboats, Stock Cars, and Supercross Motorcycles. She is also the author of the Blizzards and Tsunamis books in the Pull Ahead Forces of Nature series.

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Table of Contents

Standing Tall 4

A Slow Start 9

Building the Arch 14

Visiting the Arch 23

Map 28

Fun Facts 29

Glossary 30

Further Reading 31

Index 32

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