Description: From design to grand opening, this nonfiction early chapter book shows how the One World Trade Center was engineered and built. As the tallest skyscraper in North America, One World Trade Center attracts millions of visitors to its observation deck each year. This Freedom Tower stands for hope in the wake of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Elementary readers will learn how architects designed the tower and how engineers made it one of the safest buildings ever built. A progressive timeline highlights the construction sequence, from idea to national landmark. Carefully leveled text and historical photographs inspire future engineers and architects and support elementary STEM topics. Table of contents, glossary, index, further resources, and author bio are included.
Building One World Trade Center
Series Building National Landmarks Copyright Yr 2023 Publisher JAppleseed (Amicus) Interest Level 2-5 (RL3)