ABDO grants permission for the use of read alouds of ABDO content through December 31, 2020, including all live and pre-recorded audio and video.

Editorial Review

Building by Design Set 2 – School Library Connection

Cover: Building by Design Set 2

This series provides readers with interesting background information and facts about construction of several world-famous feats of architecture. Titles offer a student-centered perspective into the history, construction, and current status of these unique landmarks through limited text, full-color photographs, and diagrams. Insights into the architect’s thinking, the math involved in creating the plans; hidden symbols in the designs; and information on cleaning, maintaining, and preserving the landmarks are among the topics included. Providing just the right balance of images, facts, and sidebars to intrigue the young architect or engineer, I foresee reading one title in the series will springboard readers into the rest. All titles include sidebars offering different perspectives; prompts and activities for writing, reading, analysis, and critical thinking; and nicely labeled diagrams. This series also focuses on primary sources and offers ancillary online resources. Great for any STEM focus as each book addresses math, science, and engineering aspects. Recommended.

—Building by Design Set 2 – School Library Connection

Products Reviewed

Title   ATOS Format Qty
Building by Design Set 2 (8 titles)
Engineering Burj Khalifa
Engineering the International Space Station
Engineering the Leaning Tower of Pisa
Engineering the London Underground
Engineering the Panama Canal
Engineering the Pyramids of Giza
Engineering the Space Needle
Engineering the Taj Mahal
  • New! Fall 2020
  • New! Spring 2020

← Reviews