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  • Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building
  • Written by Deborah Hopkinson
    Illustrated by James E. Ransome
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The unbeatable team of Deborah Hopkinson and James E. Ransome present a riveting brick-by-brick account of how one of the most amazing accomplishments in American architecture came to be. Join a young boy as he watches the Empire State Building being constructed from scratch, then travels to the top to look down on all of New York City in 1931. Hopkinson, a master of historical fiction, and Ransome, an award-winning illustrator, dazzle us with this ALA Notable and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book.

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Deborah Hopkinson - Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building
Deborah Hopkinson's most recent book is the ALA Award-Winning Apples to Oregon. Her other titles include Under the Quilt of NIght (Also illustrated by James E. Ransome) and Fannie in the Kitchen. She lives in Oregon.
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NOMINEE Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award
NOMINEE Kentucky Bluegrass Award
WINNER 2006 Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book

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