I Can Be An Architect
. Chicago: Children’s Press, 1989. Briefly describes the work and training of an architect.
. Vero Beach, Florida: Rourke Enterprises, Inc., 1991. Discusses the history, purpose, and construction of different types of castles. Books in this series also include: Bridges, Canals, Lighthouses, and Skyscrapers.
Let’s Go to Watch a Building Go Up
. New York: G.P. Putnam & Sons, 1956. Describes how a building is demolished and a new structure is put in its place.
Haddad, Helen R.
. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1981. Describes how to use an ordinary potato to print pictures, designs, and messages on paper and fabric. Good reference for teachers also.
I Can Be A Carpenter
. Chicago: Children’s Press, 1986. Examines different kinds of jobs in the field of carpentry and highlights the necessary education and training .
The Visual Dictionary of Buildings
. Dorling Kindersley, Inc., 1992. Labeled illustrations with explanatory text depict historical and contemporary structures, architectural elements, and building components from ancient times to the present.
A Greek Temple
. New York: Peter Bedrich Books, 1992. An illustrated survey of the construction and history of the Parthenon in ancient Greece. Excellent teacher reference.
Newhouse, Elizabeth L.
The Builders: Marvels of Engineering
. Washington D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1992. Illustrations and text show the building of some of the most ambitious building projects undertaken by man from ancient times up to the present. Includes the Panama Canal, Great Wall of China, St. Peter’s Basilica and the Gateway Arch in St. Louis.
The First Book of Skyscrapers
. New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., 1964. Describes the history of the skyscraper and how they are built.
Pine, Tillie and Joseph Levine.
The Eskimos Knew
. New York:McGraw-Hill, 1972. This is a rhyming book of information about the Eskimos and their way of life. Teachers will also find it has numerous experiments and things for children to make.
Ramos, Gloria. Careers
. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Lerner Publications, 1975. Briefly introduces such varied careers as architects, interior designer, bricklayer, plumber, elevator installer, cement finisher and project manager.