Concrete : : from the ground up

Title Concrete : : from the ground up
Names Theule, Larissa.
Length 27 minutes
Book Number DB115532
Title Status Active
Narrator Tisdale, Doug.
Language English
Annotation "From a lowly mixture of stone, sand, water, and cement have sprung sidewalks, streets, and skyscrapers, sturdy lighthouses and magnificent palaces, long bridges and massive dams. In ancient building practices, in modern engineering, and in the architecture of the future, humble concrete plays a mighty role in the creation of the human-made world. Brimming with facts and spiced with clever running narrative in the form of repartee-filled speech bubbles, Concrete is as intimate and entertaining as it is informative and visually sweeping. Curious readers of all ages-from would-be engineers to science and history buffs to retro-design lovers-will delight in this bold, one-of-a-kind guide to the (literal) bedrock of civilization, amplified by a bibliography in the back matter." -- Provided by publisher. -- For grades 2-4.
Medium Digital Books
Audience Notes Male narrator. NLS/BPH
For grades 2-4. NLS/BPH
Local Subject Nonfiction
Technology - Juvenile - J600
Engineering - 620
LC Subject Concrete - Juvenile literature
Nonfiction
Series Material marvels
Call Number j620.136 JNF
Released 2023
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled, Library of Congress, 2023 (Talking Book Publishers, recording studio)
Original Publication Recorded from: Somerville : Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536229257
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