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This Bridge Will Not Be Gray
By Dave Eggers and Tucker Nichols (illustrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher McSweeneys Books
Publication date November 10, 2015
Pages 80
Binding Hardcover
Book category Easy Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781940450476
ISBN-10 1940450470
Dimensions 1 by 10.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 1.62 lbs.
Original list price $19.95
Other format details juvenile
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description:
One of Publishers Weekly's Best Picture Books of 2015.

The Golden Gate Bridge is the most famous bridge in the world. It is also, not entirely coincidentally, the world’s first bright-orange bridge. But it wasn’t supposed to be that way.

In this book, fellow bridge-lovers Dave Eggers and Tucker Nichols tell the story of how it happened—how a bridge that some people wanted to be red and white, and some people wanted to be yellow and black, and most people wanted simply to be gray, instead became, thanks to the vision and stick-to-itiveness of a few peculiar architects, one of the most memorable man-made objects ever created.

Told with playful paper cut-outs and irresistible prose, This Bridge Will Not Be Gray is a joyful history lesson in picture-book form—a gorgeously crafted story that teaches us how beauty and inspiration tend to come from the most unexpected places. Sometimes you have to fight for what you believe in, even if it’s just a color.

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With Dave Eggers | from McSweeneys Books (November 10, 2015)
9781940450476 | details & prices | 80 pages | 10.50 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 1.62 lbs | List price $19.95
About: One of Publishers Weekly's Best Picture Books of 2015.
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