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Winter, Jonah.
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2008
IL K-3, RL 3.3
ISBN  1416940812
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Welcome to Steel Town.  "This is where it all begins: / big beams used to make buildings / and bridges / and railroad rails, / big sheets used to make cars / and ships / and airplanes / and cans that food goes into. / Steel, steel, everywhere steel."  This story takes place in the 1930s and tells about how great buildings, bridges and more were made that still stand today because of the efforts of the workers in steel towns around the country.
SUBJECTS:     Mills and mill-work -- Fiction.
                        Steel industry and trade -- Fiction.
                        Cities and towns -- Fiction.

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