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Feathers, flaps & flops : fabulous early fliers

Author: Bo Zaunders; Roxie Munro
Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English
Summary:
Montgolfier Brothers, inventors of the hot-air balloon, Alberto Santo-Dumont, master of the dirigible, Cal Rodgers, the first to fly across America, Bessie Coleman, the first Black female pilot, Jimmy Doolittle, daredevil aviator and pilot, Beryl Markham, the first to cross the Atlantic, east to west, "Wrong Way" Corrigan, pranster aviator.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bo Zaunders; Roxie Munro
ISBN: 0525464662 9780525464662
OCLC Number: 44769399
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: The Montgolfier brothers: Joseph-Michel, 1740-1810 and Jacques-Etienne, 1745-1799 (inventors of the hot-air balloon) --
Alberto Santos-Dumont, 1873-1932 (master of the dirigible) --
Cal Rodgers, 1879-1912 (the first to fly across America) --
Bessie Coleman, 1892-1926 (the first black female pilot) --
Jimmy Doolittle, 1896-1993 (daredevil aviator and pilot) --
Beryl Markham, 1902-1986 (the first to cross the Atlantic, east to west) --
"Wrong Way" Corrigan, 1907-1995 (prankster aviator).
Other Titles: Feathers, flaps, and flops
Responsibility: by Bo Zaunders ; illustrated by Roxie Munro.

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Montgolfier Brothers, inventors of the hot-air balloon, Alberto Santo-Dumont, master of the dirigible, Cal Rodgers, the first to fly across America, Bessie Coleman, the first Black female pilot, Jimmy Doolittle, daredevil aviator and pilot, Beryl Markham, the first to cross the Atlantic, east to west, "Wrong Way" Corrigan, pranster aviator.

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