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This bridge will not be gray

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IL: LG - BL: 4.5 - AR Pts: 0.5
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700L
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One of Publishers Weekly 's Best Picture Books of 2015. The Golden Gate Bridge is the most famous bridge in the world. It is also, not entirely coincidentally, the world's first bright-orange bridge. But it wasn't supposed to be that way. In this book, fellow bridge-lovers Dave Eggers and Tucker Nichols tell the story of how it happened--how a bridge that some people wanted to be red and white, and some people wanted to be yellow and black, and most people wanted simply to be gray, instead became, thanks to the vision and stick-to-itiveness of a few peculiar architects, one of the most memorable man-made objects ever created. Told with playful paper cut-outs and irresistible prose, This Bridge Will Not Be Gray is a joyful history lesson in picture-book form--a gorgeously crafted story that teaches us how beauty and inspiration tend to come from the most unexpected places. Sometimes you have to fight for what you believe in, even if it's just a color.
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ISBN:
9781940450476
9781944211042
Reading Level:
LG
Level 4.5, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
700L
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Grouped Work ID 473f48e8-90ed-8fb4-47d1-aa7e11f7b518
Full title this bridge will not be gray
Author eggers dave
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-25 23:21:42PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-26 00:14:32AM

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subject_facet Bridges -- Juvenile literature, Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco, Calif.)
title_display This bridge will not be gray
title_full This Bridge Will Not Be Gray, This bridge will not be gray / story by Dave Eggers ; art by Tucker Nichols
title_short This bridge will not be gray
title_sub
topic_facet Bridges, Geography, Juvenile Nonfiction