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  • List: Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
  • Audience: Middle
  • Author: Lynn Curlee
  • Brooklyn Bridge

    Elegant paintings, fascinating diagrams and compelling prose convey the tortuous creation of the New York and Brooklyn Bridge. Explaining both the drama and the engineering, "Brooklyn Bridge" captivates readers of all ages by documenting the technical challenge and human perseverance that resulted in a practical structure that serves as a metaphoric victory for civilization. Curlee provides a rich contextual view of the costs and triumphs inherent in the realization of great achievements.