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A grand idea : how William J. Wilgus created Grand Central Terminal  Cover Image Book Book

A grand idea : how William J. Wilgus created Grand Central Terminal / written by Megan Hoyt ; illustrated by Dave Szalay.

Hoyt, Megan, (author.). Szalay, Dave, (illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063064744
  • ISBN: 006306474X
  • Physical Description: 47 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2024]

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Summary, etc.:
Written by award-winning author Megan Hoyt, this thoughtful STEM picture book biography about the brilliant architect of Grand Central Terminal is a celebration of resilience in the face of adversity, creative problem solving, and, of course, trains! With whimsical illustrations by Dave Szalay.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-8 Quill Tree Books
Grades K-1 Quill Tree Books
Subject: Wilgus, William J. (William John), 1865-1949.
Grand Central Terminal (New York, N.Y.) > Juvenile literature.
Railroad stations > New York (State) > New York > Juvenile literature.
Civil engineers > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Brainstorming > Juvenile literature.
Railroads > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.
Picture books.

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Easton Public Library.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Easton Public Library J BIO Wilgus, W. HOYT, M. (Text) 37777156579278 Juvenile New Biography Available -

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