Building America

A review of Building America by Janice Weaver

Published on October 1, 2002

Building America
Janice Weaver

Tundra Books

Illustrator Bonnie Shemie is a Montreal graphic artist, the author and illustrator of other books published by Tundra: Building Canada, Houses of China, and the acclaimed Native Dwellings series. Building America covers structures from Virginia’s 17th century Adam Thoroughgood House to Seattle’s new Experience Music Project, touching on nearly 400 years of architectural history. The timeline places the importance of buildings within a historical context, while the illustrated glossary explains architectural terms. mRb

Carol-Ann Hoyte is the Quebec English-language regional coordinator for TD Canadian Children's Book Week and organizer of monthly mixers for Montreal anglophone children's book authors and illustrators.



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