Construction: Building The Impossible
, Minneapolis, MN: The Oliver Press, 2000. Profiles eight builders and their famous construction projects, including John and Washington Roebling who built the Brooklyn Bridge.
The Bridge Book
, New York: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers, 1992. Describes the history of bridges, the various kinds, and how they are constructed.
, New York: Four Winds Press, 1978. Discusses the history of bridges from ancient times to the present and describes the building of various types of bridges.
Make It Work
: Building, Chicago: Two-Can Publishing Ltd., 1994. Experiments and other activities introduce building, how materials are used and joined together, and what gives structure its strength.
Johmann, Carol A. and Elizabeth J. Rieth.
Bridges! : Amazing Structures to Design, Build & Test
, Charlotte, VT: Williamson Publishing Co., 1999. Describes different kinds of bridges, their history, dilemmas, safety, and demonstrations and projects students can do.
How Bridges Are Made
, New York: Facts On File Publications, 1985. This book illustrates how the five main types of bridges are designed and built and describes the materials and skills used in their construction.
A True Book: Bridges
, New York: Children's Press, 2001. Discusses the history of bridges: their design and construction.
The First Book of Bridges
, New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., 1966. Reviews the development of various types of bridges and how they are built.