The Resource Construction people, poems selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illustrated by Ellen Shi

Construction people, poems selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illustrated by Ellen Shi

Label
Construction people
Title
Construction people
Statement of responsibility
poems selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illustrated by Ellen Shi
Contributor
Editor of compilation
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How does an empty lot transform into a new hotel? This anthology begins with a busy construction site, and an architect's (and her daughter's) dreams drawn on blueprint paper. Next, workers with huge machines -- backhoes, dump trucks, cement mixers, etc. -- roll in. Poems full of noise and action describe every step of the construction process. From welders and carpenters building the skeleton of the building to plumbers and electricians making its insides work, this book celebrates people and equipment working together to build something magnificent
Cataloging source
TOH
Dewey number
811.008
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 4-8
  • Grades Preschool-3
LC call number
PS586.3
LC item number
.C663 2020
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hopkins, Lee Bennett
  • Shi, Ellen
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Architecture
  • Construction workers
  • Construction equipment
  • Children's poetry, American
  • Construction industry
  • Building
  • American poetry
Target audience
primary
Label
Construction people, poems selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illustrated by Ellen Shi
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
What will I become? / Rebecca Kai Dotlich -- Architect / Denver Butson -- Backhoe Operator / Georgia Heard -- Dump truck drivers / Darren Sardelli -- Cement speaks / Ralph Fletcher -- Crane operator / Amy Ludwig VanDerwater -- Song of the welders / Allan Wolf -- Carpenters / B. J. Lee -- Plumbers / Charles Ghigna -- Construction project manager / Matt Forrest Esenwine -- Glaziers / Joan Bransfield Graham -- Elevator installers / Lee Bennett Hopkins -- Electricians / J. Patrick Lewis -- What I am / Rebecca Kai Dotlich
Control code
on1129221197
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
31 pages
Isbn
9781684373611
Lccn
2019939491
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1129221197
Label
Construction people, poems selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illustrated by Ellen Shi
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
What will I become? / Rebecca Kai Dotlich -- Architect / Denver Butson -- Backhoe Operator / Georgia Heard -- Dump truck drivers / Darren Sardelli -- Cement speaks / Ralph Fletcher -- Crane operator / Amy Ludwig VanDerwater -- Song of the welders / Allan Wolf -- Carpenters / B. J. Lee -- Plumbers / Charles Ghigna -- Construction project manager / Matt Forrest Esenwine -- Glaziers / Joan Bransfield Graham -- Elevator installers / Lee Bennett Hopkins -- Electricians / J. Patrick Lewis -- What I am / Rebecca Kai Dotlich
Control code
on1129221197
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
31 pages
Isbn
9781684373611
Lccn
2019939491
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1129221197

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