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Secret engineer : how Emily Roebling built the Brooklyn Bridge

Author
Dougherty, Rachel, 1988- author, illustrator.
Title
Secret engineer : how Emily Roebling built the Brooklyn Bridge / Rachel Dougherty.
Format
Book
Edition
First edition.
Published
New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2019. ©2019
Description
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm
Variant title
How Emily Roebling built the Brooklyn Bridge
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary
"On a warm spring day in 1883, a woman rode across the Brooklyn Bridge with a rooster on her lap. It was the first trip across an engineering marvel that had taken nearly fourteen years to construct. The woman's husband was the chief engineer, and he knew all about the dangerous new technique involved. The woman insisted she learn as well. When he fell ill mid-construction, her knowledge came in handy. She supervised every aspect of the project while he was bedridden, and she continued to learn about things only men were supposed to know: math, science, engineering. Women weren't supposed to be engineers. But this woman insisted she could do it all, and her hard work helped to create one of the most iconic landmarks in the world. This is the story of Emily Roebling, the secret engineer behind the Brooklyn Bridge."--Page [2] of cover.
Subject headings
Roebling, Emily Warren, 1843-1903--Juvenile literature. Bridges--New York (State)--New York--Design and construction--Juvenile literature. Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)--Juvenile literature.
Genre heading
Biographical fiction. Biographical fiction. Juvenile works. Creative nonfiction. Biographies. Picture books.
ISBN
9781250155320 (library binding) 1250155320 (library binding)

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Library
Blmgtn - Education Library
Call Number
624.23092 DOU
Location
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Library
Columbus - University Library of Columbus
Call Number
TG25.N53 D68 2019
Location
Teaching Materials Center
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Library
Indpls - IUPUI University Library
Call Number
TG25.N53 D68 2019
Location
Juvenile
Floor
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Library
Southeast Library - New Albany
Call Number
TG25.N53 D68 2019
Location
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Floor
2nd Floor
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