Weird America: America's Oddest Buildings, 1st Edition

  • Katie Kawa
  • Published By: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1482457423
  • ISBN-13: 9781482457421
  • DDC: 720
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released July 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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About

Overview

Architecture is a very special kind of art, and sometimes it veers into the oddest places of our imaginations. Buildings both inspired by the past and looking ahead to the future are common sights, but America is full of goofy buildings in weird places, from a building shaped like a picnic basket in Ohio to man-made dinosaurs standing guard in California. This book takes an exciting look at some of the strangest places in the United States with colorful photographs and engaging stories about the how and why of these oftentimes massive construction projects.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Sleeping in a Shoe.
2: A Supersized Snack.
3: A Basket Case.
4: The Big Duck.
5: A Corny Way to Decorate.
6: One Man's Trash, Another Man's Castle.
7: Living in a Rock.
8: America's Garden of Eden.
9: The House on the Rock.
10: A Mystery Mansion.
11: The Strange Stata Center.
12: One Big Bookshelf!.
13: The Weird and the Wonderful.
Glossary.
For More Information.
Index.