My selection is the Robert F. Sibert honor book, The Brooklyn Bridge, written and illustrated by Lynn Curlee. This beautifully illustrated book details the construction of what was once the tallest structure in North America. The text weaves together the engineering feat with the lives of John, Washington and Emily Roebling who brought this historic project to completion.
Here is the answer to Friday's Famous First: "Now don't y'all go touchin' nothin'," Stacey warned as we stepped onto the porch of the Wallace store. is from the Coretta Scott King author award winning book, The Friendship written by Mildred D. Taylor with illustrations by Max Ginsburg.