The Resource Secret engineer : how Emily Roebling built the Brooklyn Bridge, Rachel Dougherty

Secret engineer : how Emily Roebling built the Brooklyn Bridge, Rachel Dougherty

Label
Secret engineer : how Emily Roebling built the Brooklyn Bridge
Title
Secret engineer
Title remainder
how Emily Roebling built the Brooklyn Bridge
Statement of responsibility
Rachel Dougherty
Title variation
How Emily Roebling built the Brooklyn Bridge
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
IMmBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1988-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dougherty, Rachel
Dewey number
  • 624/.50924
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Roebling, Emily Warren
  • Bridges
  • Women engineers
  • Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Secret engineer : how Emily Roebling built the Brooklyn Bridge, Rachel Dougherty
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
Dimensions
24 x 27 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781250155320
Lccn
2019944883
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1085345632
  • 927555
  • (OCoLC)on1085345632
  • 927555
Label
Secret engineer : how Emily Roebling built the Brooklyn Bridge, Rachel Dougherty
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
Dimensions
24 x 27 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781250155320
Lccn
2019944883
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1085345632
  • 927555
  • (OCoLC)on1085345632
  • 927555

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