How Did They Build That?: One World Trade Center

How Did They Build That?: One World Trade Center


At 1,792 feet tall, New York City’s One World Trade Center is the tallest building in America. It has more than 100 floors, a grand lobby, world-class restaurants, and lots of office space for workers. The building is also open to visitors, who can ride the elevator all the way to the top to view New York from above. Built in memory of the fallen Americans of 9/11, One World Trade Center is an important landmark for the United States. Read more to learn how it was built and what its uses are.

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Grade 4-7 | Nonfiction | Softcover | $8.95  | ISBN: 978-1-68265-649-5 | Lexile: 1100 | GRL: W | English
Grade 4-7 | Nonfiction | Hardcover | $14.95 | ISBN: 978-1-62920-555-7 | Lexile: 1100 | GRL: W | English 

How Did They Build That? – One World Trade Center: 


  • Introduces students to the impact of infrastructure on cultures and communities around the world
  • Helps readers improve informational text comprehension
  • Provides opportunities to explore different potential career paths

Key features:

  • Fun facts to support learning in subject areas such as math, science, art, economics, and social studies
  • Exciting visuals to help support diverse learning styles
  • Primary sources such as photos to engage students in a personal way
  • Glossary to build student vocabulary

How Did They Build That?
How Did They Build That? is a book series for curious readers who would like to know how some of the world’s greatest buildings were made.

A whole child approach ensures that each student is healthy, safe, engaged, supported and challenged.

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