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By David Macaulay

This fictional account of the dismantling and elimination of the Empire nation development describes the constitution of a skyscraper and explains how such an edifice will be demolished.

"It isn't a piece of nonfiction yet a piece of myth, and never the tale of the making of the skyscraper however the tale of the unmaking of a really specific one, the Empire nation development . . . The beautiful drawing type that marked Mr. Macaulay's past works on structure continues to be as whimsical as ever." the hot York Times

David Macaulay is an award-winning writer and illustrator whose books have bought thousands of copies within the usa by myself, and his paintings has been translated right into a dozen languages. Macaulay has garnered a number of awards together with the Caldecott Medal and Honor Awards, the Boston Globe-Horn publication Award, the Christopher Award, an American Institute of Architects Medal, and the Washington Post-Children's e-book Guild Nonfiction Award. In 2006, he was once the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, given "to motivate humans of remarkable expertise to pursue their very own artistic, highbrow, inclinations." wonderful layout, incredible illustrations, and obviously awarded details distinguish all of his books.

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Mateusz asks anxiously. “We’ll have to wait and see,” answers Tata. On the day of the competition, Mateusz can’t sit still. His class gathers in the school auditorium where the hanukkiot are lined up on a table. Mateusz watches as the principal and teachers go up and down the row, writing numbers on their pads. Once they tally the scores they show them to the Chief Rabbi of Warsaw, who is sitting on the podium. “Third place goes to Hanna and her family,” the rabbi announces T 37 as everyone applauds.

Morocco In Morocco, each family gathers all the remaining wicks and oil at the end of the holiday and makes a bonfire. 45 Spain In 1998, 500 years after the Jews were expelled from Spain, the country celebrated its first Hanukkah in the city of Gerona. Over 1,000 people attended, including Israel’s Chief Sephardic Rabbi. Gerona is a medieval city that was once home to an important school of kabbalah. In fact, Rabbi Nissim of Gerona was the first to connect the story of Judith to Hannukah. Today, Gerona’s Jewish ghetto, which is called a “call”, is one of the best preserved medieval ghettos in Europe.

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