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Building the Golden Gate Bridge: A Workers’ Oral History

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Silver Award Winner, 2016 Nautilus Book Award in Young Adult (YA) Non-Fiction

Moving beyond the familiar accounts of politics and the achievements of celebrity engineers and designers, Building the Golden Gate Bridge is the first book to primarily feature the voices of the workers themselves. This is the story of survivors who vividly recall the hardships, hazards, and victories of constructing the landmark span during the Great Depression.

Labor historian Harvey Schwartz has compiled oral…



Building The Golden Gate Bridge

Pub Date : 2015 | Author : Harvey Schwartz | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0295995068
ISBN 13 : 9780295995069

Silver Award Winner, 2016 Nautilus Book Award in Young Adult (YA) Non-Fiction Moving beyond the familiar accounts of politics and the achievements of celebrity engineers and design..

The Golden Gate Is Red

Pub Date : 2012-07-17 | Author : Jim Kohlberg | Publisher : Open Road Media

ISBN 10 : 9781453254646
ISBN 13 : 1453254641

Inspired by the murder of millionaire financier and banker Ted Ammon: A tax investigator races against time to save the love of his life—and the man who stole her from him Every ..

Speak Bird Speak Again

Pub Date : 1989-02-13 | Author : Ibrahim Muhawi | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520062924
ISBN 13 : 0520062922

A collection of Palestinian Arab folktales which reflect the culture and highlights the role of women in the society...

Cracked Not Broken

Pub Date : 2013-06-27 | Author : Kevin Hines | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN 10 : 9781442222410
ISBN 13 : 1442222417

This work is about the art of living mentally well. Told through the first-hand experience of mental health advocate, activist and speaker Kevin Hines (who has bipolar disorder), t..

The Building Of The Golden Gate Bridge

Pub Date : 2017-01-01 | Author : Arnold Ringstad | Publisher : Child's World

ISBN 10 : 1503816400
ISBN 13 : 9781503816404

Gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the building of the Golden Gate Bridge. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions,..

Latino Generation

Pub Date : 2014-05-12 | Author : Mario T. García | Publisher : UNC Press Books

ISBN 10 : 9781469614113
ISBN 13 : 1469614111

Latinos are already the largest minority group in the United States, and experts estimate that by 2050, one out of three Americans will identify as Latino. Though their population ..

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