What Does It Do? Crane

Cover: What Does It Do? Crane



Tall cranes tower above construction sites and line the edges of shipping ports. Readers will find out how different types of cranes are used to help build skyscrapers, load cargo ships, and much more.


  • Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Dewey: 621.8'73--dc22
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs
  • Reinforced book (9781602799677): 8.25 x 8.25, 24 pages, © 2011
  • PDF (9781610800020): 24 pages, © 2011
  • Hosted ebook (9781610800020H): 24 pages, © 2011
  • Series: Community Connections
  • Subseries: What Does It Do?


  • Lexile® Measure: 570
  • Guided Reading Level: L

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • How Did They Get That Up There?
  • Tower Cranes
  • Other Kinds of Cranes
  • Glossary
  • Find Out More
  • Index
  • About the Author


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Author: Josh Gregory


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