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Amazing Flights — The Golden Age - HC
Amazing Flights — The Golden Age - HC
Amazing Flights — The Golden Age - HC
9780778712022 | In Stock
During the Golden Age of flight which followed WWI, planes were pushed beyond their limits, as pilots raced to be the first to cross oceans and continents. At home, out of work pilots gave rise to barnstormers and daredevils who thrilled crowds with their aerobatics. Children will learn about these remarkable men and women and their feats including:
• Charles Lindbergh crossing the Atlantic
• crossing Asia
• Smithy crossing the Pacific
• air mail
• Byrd crossing the Poles
• the MacRobertson Air Race
• altitude records
• James Doolittle and speed
• flight around the world
• plane identification guide

Reading Level: Gr. 4
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: R
Binding: Hardcover
Series: The Story of Flight
Author(s): Ole Steen Hansen

Size: 9″ × 11″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

ATOS: 6.7
Dewey: 629.13
Lexile: Not Available at this time.
Copyright: 2003

Amazing Flights — The Golden Age

“Published to coincide with the centennial anniversary of the Wright brothers’ historic flight, this...series will both capitvate and educate its young readers. Each volume covers a different period in the history of powered flight...Colorful cover illustrations and a sturdy binding make this set a recommended purchase for elementary schools and public libraries.” —Catholic Library World, 03/04 "Ideal for young readers grades 2 to 9, "The Story of Flight" is a series of wonderfully produced, highly recommended, 32-page histories with a fourth grade reader competence level." ––Midwest Book Review, 07/03