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Flying : just plane fun

Author: Julie Grist
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Spoonbender Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A young boy flies in his grandfather's home-built biplane over the Wisconsin countryside in this introduction to the basics of aviation and the joy of being airborne.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Grist
ISBN: 0972575006 9780972575003
OCLC Number: 52575028
Target Audience: Ages 5-12.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 31 cm
Responsibility: Julie Grist.

Abstract:

A young boy flies in his grandfather's home-built biplane over the Wisconsin countryside in this introduction to the basics of aviation and the joy of being airborne.

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by biplane (WorldCat user on 2006-10-11)

Flight Plans Rolling Out the Biplane On The Ramp Take Off! Being Airborne Controls and the Cockpit Navigation Fly-ins and Airshows Building a Plane Aerobatics Landing

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by biplane (WorldCat user on 2006-10-11)

24 pages, full-color, hardcover book with over 70 illustrations. Readers get an introduction to aviation in this memoir from a pilot to his grandson about flying a home-built biplane. Generously illustrated with photos, diagrams, maps and colorful sketches, Flying: Just Plane Fun provides the basics in navigation, maneuvers, flight control and building a biplane while also sharing the joy of flight. This is a perfect book for young and old budding aviators. SILVER WINNER in the ForeWord Magazine 2003 Book of the Year Award Honoring Excellence in Independent Publishing. Selected PBS Teacher Source book, February 2004.

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“Grist describes the excitement of flying while also including some of the mechanics involved, and her enthusiasm for the subject comes through loud and clear. Youngsters will be caught up in the upbeat, conversational narrative, which appears as the grandfather's handwritten entries in a logbook chronicling...
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