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Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building

By: Deborah Hopkinson
illustrated by: James E. Ransome
Imprint: Dragonfly Books
ISBN: 9780375865411
2012-01-10 - $7.99

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.