Sunday, April 20, 2014

80 Children's Books About Building, Engineering, Architects & Architecture

  1. Arbogast, Joan Marie. (2010). Buildings in Disguise: Architecture that Looks Like Animals, Food and Other Things. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills Press.
  2. Ashton, Dianna Hutts. (2011). Dream Something Big. Illustrated by Susan Roth. New York: Dial. (830 L)
  3. Barber, Nicola. (2007). Homes on the Move. New York: Crabtree Publishing Company. (770 L) 
  4. Barber, Nicola. (2007). Island Homes. New York: Crabtree Publishing Company. (770 L)
  5. Barber, Nicola. (2007). Mountain Homes. New York: Crabtree Publishing Company. (770 L)
  6. Bean, Jonathan. (2013). Building Our House. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 
  7. Beaty, Andrea. (2013). Rosie Revere, Engineer. Illustrated by David Roberts. New York: Harry N. Abrams.
  8. Beaty, Andrea. (2007).  Iggy Peck, Architect. Illustrated by David Roberts. New York: Harry N. Abrams.
  9. Brimner, Larry Dane. (2004). Subway: The Story of Tunnels, Tubes and Tracks. Illustrated by Neil Waldman. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills Press. (1040 L) 
  10. Bunting, Eve. (2006). Pop’s Bridge. Illustrated by C.F. Payne. Orlando, FL: Harcourt. (630 L)
  11. Caney, Steven. (2006). Steven Caney’s Ultimate Building Book. Philadelphia, PA: Running Press Kids. 
  12. Cooper, Elisha. (1999). Building. New York: Greenwillow. (730L)
  13. Curlee, Lynn. (2007). Skyscraper. New York: Atheneum. (1200 L) 
  14. from Architecture According to Pigeons
  15. Fern,Tracey E. (2011). Pippo the Fool. Illustrated by Pau Estrada. Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge Publisher. (770 L)
  16. Gibbons, Gail. (1996). How a House is Built. New York: Holiday House. (570 L)
  17. Gillon, Steve. (1988). Cut & Assemble Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House. New York: Dover. 
  18. Goodman, Susan. (2004). Skyscraper.  New York: Random House. (960 L)
  19. Guarnaccia, Steven. (2010). The Three Little Pigs: An Architectural Tale. New York: Abrams Books. 
  20. Gumey, Stella. (2013). Architecture According to Pigeons. New York: Phaidon Press. 
  21. Gustafson, Angela. (2003). Imagine a House: A Journey to Fascinating Houses Around the World.  Illustrated by  Amy Learn, Matt Kania, and Matt Mills. Out of the Box Publisher.
  22. Hale, Christy. (2012). Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building. New York: Lee & Low Books. 
  23. Hale, Christy. (2009). The East-West House: Noguchi's Childhood in Japan. New York: Lee & Low Books.
  24. Hancock, James Gulliver. (2013). All the Buildings in New York I've Drawn So Far. New York: Universe.
  25. Harris, Nicholas.  (2009). A Year at a Construction Site. New York: First Avenue Editions. (560 L)
  26. Hayden, Kate. (2003). Amazing Buildings. (DK Readers, Level 2).  New York: DK Children.
  27. Herem,Thibaud. (2012).  Draw Me A House: A Book of Coloring in, Ideas and Architectural Inspiration. Cicada Books. 

  28. Hill, Isabel. (2011). Building Stories. Long Island City, NY: Star Bright Books.
  29. Hopkison, Deborah. (2012). Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building. Illustrated by James E. Ransome. New York: Dragonfly Books. (950 L)
  30. Hudson, Cheryl Willis. (2006). Construction Zone. Photographs by  Richard Sobol. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press. (790 L)
  31. Hurley, Michael. (2011). The World's Most Amazing Bridges (Landmark Top Tens). Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. (870L)
  32. Johmann, Carol A. & Elizabeth Reith. (2001). Skyscrapers!: Super Structures to Design & Build. Illustrated by Michael P. Kline. Nashville, TN: Williamson Publisher.
  33. Johmann, Carol A. & Elizabeth Reith. (1999). Bridges: Amazing Structures to Design, Build & Test. Illustrated by Michael P. Kline. Nashville, TN: Williamson Publisher.
  34. Johnson, Angela. (2001). Those Building Men. Illustrated by Barry Moser. New York: Blue Sky Press. (420 L)
  35. Jungman, Ann. (2007). The Most Magnificent Mosque. Illustrated by  Shelley Fowles. London: Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
  36. Kalman, Bobbie. ( 2009). Homes Around the World.  New York: Crabtree. (600 L)
  37. Kalman, Maira. (1999). Next Stop Grand Central Station. New York: Putnam. (380 L)
  38. Kent, Peter. (2010). Peter Kent’s City Across Time. New York: Kingfisher.
  39. Kirk, Connie. (2004). Sky Dancers. Illustrated by Christy Hale. New York: Lee and Low. (870 L)
  40. Knight, Bertram. (1997). From Mud to House. New York: Scholastic. (820 L)
  41. Komatsu, Yoshio. (2004). Wonderful Houses Around the World. Bolinas, CA: Shelter Publications.
  42. Laden, Nina. Roberto. (2000).  The Insect Architect. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books.
  43. Laroche, Giles. (2011). If You Lived Here: Houses of the World. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin. (1150 L) 
  44. from  If You Lived Here: Houses of the World.
  45. Laroche, Giles. (2009). What’s Inside? Fascinating Structures Around the World.  New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin Books.
  46. Lathman, Donna. (2012). Bridges and Tunnels: Investigate Feats of Engineering with 25 Projects (Build It Yourself series). Illustrated by Jen Vaughn. Ann Arbor, MI: Nomad Press. (870 L)
  47. Macaulay, David. (2010). Built to Last. New York: Houghton Mifflin.  (1210 L) Note: Three books are included in this edition: Castle (1180 L),  Cathedral (1120L)  and Mosque (1340 L)
  48. Macaulay, David.(1987).  Unbuilding. New York: Sandpiper. (1250 L)
  49. Maizels, Jennie. (2012). Pop-Up London. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick.
  50. Mann, ELizabeth. (2003). Empire State Building. Illustrated by Alan Witschonke.  New York: Mikaya Press (1000 L)

  51. Mann, ELizabeth. (1996). The Brooklyn Bridge. Illustrated by Alan Witschonke.  New York: Mikaya Press. (820 L)
  52. Mannis, Celeste. (2006). Julia Morgan Built a Castle. Illustrated by Miles Hyman. New York: Viking Juvenile. (930 L)
  53. McClean, Linda.(2007). The Heidelberg Project: A Street of Dreams. Northville MI: Nelson Publishing. 
  54. Millard, Anne. (2012). A Street through Time. Illustrated by Steve Noon. New York: DK Children. (680 L)
  55. Mizielinska, Aleksandra & Daniel Mizielinksi. (2012). H.O.U.S.E.: Homes that are Outrageous, Unbelievable, Spectacular, Extraordinary: 35 Designs for Fantastic Living. New York: HarperDesign.
  56. Moore, Max. ( 2009). Homes Around the World. (DK Readers 1). New York: DK.
  57. Neumann, Dietrich. (1999). Joe and the Skyscraper. Trans. by Anne Heritage. New York: Prestel Publishing. (840 L)
  58. Newhouse, Maxwell. (2008). The House that Max Built. Toronto, ON: Tundra Books.
  59. from From Mud Huts to Skyscrapers: Architecture for Children.
  60. Novak, Patty O'Brien. (2009). Engineering the ABC's: How Engineers Shape Our World. Illustrated by  Don McLean. Northville MI: Ferne Press.

  61. Oxlade, Chris. (2006). Skyscrapers: Uncovering Technology. Tonawanda, NY: Firefly Books. 
  62. Paxmann, Christine. (2012). From Mud Huts to Skyscrapers: Architecture for Children. Illustrated by Anne Ibelings.  New York: Prestel. 
  63. Prince, April Jones. (2005). Twenty-One Elephants and Still Standing. Illustrated by Francois Roca. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin. (800 L)
  64. Ritchie, Scot. (2011). Look at That Building: A First Book of Structures. Tonawanda, NY: KIda Can Press.
  65. Rodriguez, Rachel Victoria. (2009). Building on Nature: The Life of Antoni Gaudi. Illustrated by Julie Paschkis. New York: Henry Holt. (550 L)
  66. Roeder, Annette. (2009). 13 Buildings Children Should Know. New York: Prestel.
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    from Brick by Brick
  68. Shapiro, Jane. (2011). Magic Trash.Illustrated by Vanessa Newton. Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge Books. 
  69. Simon, Seymour. (2005). See More Readers: Bridges. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books. (1000 L)
  70. Smith Jr., Charles R. (2012).  Brick by Brick. Illustrated by Floyd Cooper. New York: Amistad.
  71. Steele, Philip and Steve Noon. (2013). A City Through Time. New York: DK Books.
  72. Steltzer, Ulli. (1999). Building an Igloo.  New York: Henry Holt. (720 L)
  73. Sturges, Philomel. (1998). Bridges are to Cross. Illustrated by Giles Laroche. New York: Putnam. (820 L)
  74. Thorpe, Yvonne. (2008). Graphing Buildings and Structures. Illustrated by Paul Mason. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. (960 L)
  75. Vila, Laura. (2008). Building Manhattan. New York: Viking.
  76. Viva, Frank. (2013). Young Frank, Architect. New York: Harry N. Abrams.
  77. from  The Wonderful Towers of Watts. 
  78. Wells, Rosemary and Secundino Fernandez. (2010). My Havana: Memories of a Cuban Boyhood. Illustrated by Peter Ferguson. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick.
  79. Whelan, Gloria. (2006). Mackinac Bridge: The Story of the Five Mile Poem. Illustrated by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen. Ann Arbor, MI: Sleeping Bear Press. 
  80. Wiesner, David. (1999). Sector 7. New York: Clarion. 
  81. Yue, Charlotte& David Yue. (1993).  The Igloo.  Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin. 1000 L) 
  82. Yue, Charlotte& David Yue.  (1989). The Pueblo. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin. (1030 L)
  83. Zaunders, Bo. (2004). The Great-Bridge Building Contest. Illustrated by Roxie Munro. New York: Harry Abrams.
  84. Zelvar, Patricia. (2005).  The Wonderful Towers of Watts. Illustrated by Frane Lessac. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills Press. (860 L)
  85. from Sky High.
  86. Zullo, Germano. (2012). Sky High. Illustrated by Albertine. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books. 


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