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David Weitzman

Author, Illustrator, Editor

(1936 - )

David Weitzman

David Weitzman is a school teacher, writer and illustrator. Most of his books deal with the history of technology.

His website: http://www.weitzmanbooks.com/



Bibliography

Jenny: The Airplane that Taught America to Fly (2002)

The story of the Curtiss JN-4D trainer, affectionately known as the Jenny by her pilots.

Author(s): David Weitzman
Illustrator(s): David Weitzman

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The John Bull: A British Locomotive Comes to America (2004)

A British steam engine is brought to America and adapted for local conditions.

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Illustrator(s): David Weitzman

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Locomotive: Building an Eight-Wheeler (1999)

The construction of a 4-4-0 from draftsman to delivery.

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Illustrator(s): David Weitzman

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Model T: How Henry Ford Built a Legend (2002)

Describes how Henry Ford built his Model T.

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Illustrator(s): David Weitzman

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Old Ironsides: Americans Build a Fighting Ship (1997)

The story of the building of the American super-frigate U.S.S. Constitution.

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Illustrator(s): David Weitzman

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Pharaoh’s Boat (2009)

Shows how the Egyptians built a boat to take Pharaoh Cheops to the underworld.

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Illustrator(s): David Weitzman

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Pouring Iron: A Foundry Ghost Story (1998)

Howard prepares a mould for casting at the Old Knight Foundry.

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Rama and Sita (2002)

A retelling of a Hindu epic poem.

Author(s): David Weitzman
Illustrator(s): David Weitzman

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Raphael and the Noble Task (2000)

The denizens of the Cathedral, both of flesh and stone, rally around when a baby is left in their care.

Author(s): Catherine Salton
Illustrator(s): David Weitzman

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Rider in the Sky: How an American Cowboy Built England’s First Airplane (2003)

Samuel Cody came to England with a Wild West show and stayed to build her first aeroplanes.

Author(s): John Hulls
Illustrator(s): David Weitzman

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A Subway for New York (2005)

How they built the first subway in New York City.

Author(s): David Weitzman
Illustrator(s): David Weitzman

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Superpower (1987)

The story of the building of #1070, prototype locomotive of the Berkshire class 2-8-4 by the Lima Locomotive Works.

Author(s): David Weitzman
Illustrator(s): David Weitzman

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Thrashin’ Time: Harvest Days in the Dakotas (1991)

Peter gets to help when the steam thrasher comes to his father’s farm.

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Illustrator(s): David Weitzman

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Traces of the Past: A Field Guide to Industrial Archaeology (1980)

Explains the history and engineering of the infrastructure of our country.

Author(s): David Weitzman
Illustrator(s): David Weitzman

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Underfoot: An Everyday Guide to Exploring the American Past (1976)

A guide to exploring local history.

Author(s): David Weitzman
Illustrator(s): David Weitzman

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Windmills, Bridges, & Old Machines (1982)

An exploration of the history of engineering in the public landscape.

Author(s): David Weitzman
Illustrator(s): David Weitzman

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