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No small plans / by Gabrielle Lyon, Devin Mawdsley, Kayce Bayer, Chris Lin, Deon Reed.

By: Lyon, Gabrielle [author. ].
Contributor(s): Mawdsley, Devin [penciller.] | Bayer, Kayce [colorist.] | Lin, Chris (Visual artist) | Reed, Deon [colorist.] | Chicago Architecture Foundation | Chicago Public Schools | Chicago Public Library.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago, IL : Chicago Architecture Foundation, 2017Publisher: ©2017Edition: 1st pbk. edition.Description: 140 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 26 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780997361513 (pbk.).Contained works: Moody, Walter D. 1874-1920. Wacker's manual of the plan of Chicago | Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912. Plan of Chicago.Subject(s): City planning -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile literature | Architecture -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile literature | Time travel -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile literature | Virtual reality -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile literature | Graphic novels | Chicago (Ill.) -- Description and travel -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile literature | Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: Graphic novels. | Comics (Graphic works) | Comic books, strips, etc. | History. | Juvenile works.DDC classification: 741.5 LYO Summary: The book was inspired by the 1911 Wacker's Manual, which was once used in classrooms to explain Daniel Burnham's 1909 Plan of Chicago. It is filled with beautiful illustrations and divided into three chapters set in the years 1928, 2017 and 2211. Each chapter ends with a map and a short interlude about Burnham, to give readers insight into the creation of the 1909 Plan and other urban planning challenges"--Book website.
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"No Small Plans was launched in conjunction with CAF's 50th anniversary and our new "Meet Your City" initiative, which aims to foster civic engagement. In partnership with Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Public Library"--Book website.

"No Small Plans is a graphic novel that follows the neighborhood adventures of teens in Chicago's past, present and future as they wrestle with designing the city they want, need and deserve"-- Book website.

The book was inspired by the 1911 Wacker's Manual, which was once used in classrooms to explain Daniel Burnham's 1909 Plan of Chicago. It is filled with beautiful illustrations and divided into three chapters set in the years 1928, 2017 and 2211. Each chapter ends with a map and a short interlude about Burnham, to give readers insight into the creation of the 1909 Plan and other urban planning challenges"--Book website.

Rated T for teens.

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