Book List

 * This book includes a video.
** This book includes a video read by local architects in Minnesota.


A
A City Through Time 
Recommended Grade: 1-6
A is for Art Museum Recommended Grade: P-K

A Magical Day with Matisse Recommended Grade: P-K *

Alphabet Everywhere 
Recommended Grade: 1-3
A World of Your Own Recommended Grade: P-3
A Year at a Farm Recommended Grade: 1-3


B
Beneath the Streets of Boston: Building America’s First Subway
Recommended Grade: 4-7
Big Buildings
Recommended Grade: P-1
Book of Cities
Recommended Grade: P-12
Bridges! : Amazing Structures to Design, Build & Test Recommended Grade: 1-6

Bridges and Tunnels: Investigate Feats of Engineering 
Recommended Grade: 9-12

C
City Signs 
Recommended Grade: P-K
Counta block Recommended Grade: P-K

D
Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building 
Recommended Grade: K-3 **

E
Empire State Building: When New York Reached for the Skies
Recommended Grade: 4-9

F
Funny Machines for George the Sheep
Recommended Grade: P-3

G
Going places
Recommended Grade: P-3 *
Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site Recommended Grade: P-K **

Great Wheel Recommended Grade: 4-12

H
Hard Hat Area 
Recommended Grade: 4-6
Home 
Recommended Grade: K-3 *
How did they build that? Bridge Recommended Grade: 7-12
How Do Bridges Not Fall Down? Recommended Grade: 7-12

I
If I Built a House 
Recommended Grade: P-3 *
Iggy Peck, Architect 
Recommended Grade: P-12 *

J
Joe and the Skyscraper Recommended Grade: 7-12

K

L

Larry Gets Lost in Philadelphia Recommended Grade: 3-7 *
Lighthouse
 Recommended Grade: 1-3
Look, a Book! Recommended Grade: P-3

M

Mr Rouse Builds His House Recommended Grade: P-3
Moxie, the Dachshund of Fallingwater Recommended Grade: 4-6


N
Numbers Everywhere
Recommended Grade: P-12

O


P
Press Here Recommended Grade: P-K *

Q

R
Roberto the Insect Architect 
Recommended Grade: 1-3 *

S
Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building 
Recommended Grade: P-3 *
Sky Dancers Recommended Grade: 1-3 *
Sky High Recommended Grade: 8-12
Skyscrapers and Towers Recommended Grade: 4-12
Skyscrapers: Inside and Out  Recommended Grade: 4-12
Shape Recommended Grade: P-12

T
The art of construction: projects and principles for beginning engineers and architects
Recommended Grade: 7-12
Tar Beach Recommended Grade: P-K *
The Big Unofficial LEGO Builder’s Book: Build Your Own City Recommended Grade: 7-12
The Brooklyn Bridge: A Wonders of the World Book Recommended Grade: 4-9
The Chunnel: the building of a 200-year-old dream Recommended Grade: 5-8
The Construction Alphabet Book Recommended Grade: P-3 *
The Game of Mix and Match Recommended Grade: P-K
The Little Skyscraper Recommended Grade: K-6
The Memory of an Elephant: An Unforgettable Journey Recommended Grade: K-3 *
The Mystery in New York City Recommended Grade: 4-6
The Sun Is Yellow
 Recommended Grade: P-3
The Three Little Pigs: An Architectural Tale 
Recommended Grade: P-K *
The Ultimate Construction Site Book 
Recommended Grade: 5-8 *
Time to Build Recommended Grade: P-K
Twenty-One Elephants and Still Standing Recommended Grade: P-3 *

U
Unusual and Awesome Jobs Using Math: Stunt Coordinator, Cryptologist, and More 
Recommended Grade: 4-9
Using Math to Build a Skyscraper Recommended Grade: 4-12

V

W
Walk this world: a celebration of life in a day
 Recommended Grade: 3-8
Watch This Space: Designing, Defending and Sharing Public Spaces
Recommended Grade: 4-9
What Do You Do with an Idea? Recommended Grade: P-3 *
Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? Recommended Grade: P-K *

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Reference:
Barnes and noble, https://www.barnesandnoble.com/
Baldwin Public library, https://baldwinlib.polarislibrary.com/

Goodreads, https://www.goodreads.com/
Google books, https://books.google.com/
Kirkus, https://www.kirkusreviews.com/
Library thing, https://www.librarything.com/
Penn Book Center, https://www.pennbookcenter.com/
Phaidon, https://www.phaidon.com/
Powell’s City of Books, https://www.powells.com/
Scribd, https://www.scribd.com/

The Skyscraper Museum, https://skyscraper.org/