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Engineering the NYC Subway System

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The New York City Subway System has been carrying passengers for more than a century. Engineering the NYC Subway Systemexplores how designers drew up plans for the subway, how workers built the underground system in one of the world's busiest cities, and how commuters still rely on its hundreds of trains today. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF051130, JNF051120, JNF005000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Science & Technology
Copyright 2018
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Core Library
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Season 2017-09-01
ISBN 9781532111686, 9781680789539
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 624
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.25 x 9.25
Lexile 840
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 5.5
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 191141
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Primary-source text, Reviewed, and Table of contents
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