The Building of the Golden Gate Bridge

Engineering that Made America
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the building of the Golden Gate Bridge. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Narrative, Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2017
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2017-01-01
BISACS JNF061000, JNF025170, JNF051120
Dewey 624.2
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 800
Guided Reading Level V
ATOS Reading Level 5.1
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 187485
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Phonetics, Primary-source text, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events
Online Resources



  • Fast Facts and Timeline
  • The Golden Gate
  • Solid Foundations
  • Constructing the Towers
  • Spinning the Cables
  • Building the Roadway
  • Opening Day
  • Think About It
  • Glossary
  • Source Notes
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Arnold Ringstad

Arnold Ringstad is the author of more than 30 books for kids. He loves reading and writing about space exploration. He lives in Minnesota.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Engineering that Made America from Booklist on March 1, 2017

Kids handed the Engineering That Made America series will be immediately drawn to its subject matter. In part, that’s because each title begins not with a feat of engineering but with a person. Golden Gate Bridge begins with one man, Michael O’ Shaughnessy, turning his… View →