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Breaking the sound barrier : the story of Chuck Yeager

Author: Susan Sales Harkins
Publisher: Hockessin, Del. : Mitchell Lane Publishers, ©2005.
Series: Monumental milestones.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the accomplishments of Chuck Yeager and his contribution to modern aviation.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Chuck Yeager; Chuck Yeager; Chuck Yeager; Chuck Yeager
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Sales Harkins
ISBN: 1584153989 9781584153986
OCLC Number: 57344179
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Riding a bomb into history --
Sound barrier --
Country boy --
Growing up during the great depression --
Behind enemy lines and back again --
Day in the life of a fighter pilot --
Breaking the sound barrier --
Orange beast --
End is just the beginning --
Young eagles --
Chronology --
Timeline in history --
Chapter notes --
Medals and awards --
Glossary --
For further reading --
For young adults --
Works consulted --
On the internet --
Index.
Series Title: Monumental milestones.
Responsibility: Susan Sales Harkins.
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Discusses the accomplishments of Chuck Yeager and his contribution to modern aviation.

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