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The story of flight : Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Author: Judith E Rinard
Publisher: Willowdale, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Surveys the history of aviation, from the first attempts to modern supersonic planes to space shuttles.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith E Rinard
ISBN: 1552976947 9781552976944 1552976424 9781552976425 1552975886 9781552975886
OCLC Number: 48941494
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 64 p. : col. ill., col. ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Exploring the world of flight --
Up, up, and away! --
Winging it: Early flying machines --
Wright stuff --
Races in the air --
Wings of war: Fighters --
War in the sky: Bombers --
Spy in the sky --
Aerial acrobats --
Flying the mail --
Charles Lindbergh --
Amelia Earhart --
Women of flight --
Traveling by air --
Flight control --
Whirlybirds --
To the limit --
Blast off --
At the controls --
Living in space --
Working in space --
Bringing it home --
Into the future --
Journey to Mars --
Index --
Picture credits.
Responsibility: Judith E. Rinard.

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Milestones in the development of flight illustrated from the collection of the National Air and Space Museum. Includes early airplanes, war planes, space travel, international space station and  Read more...

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It should appeal to the very young via its excellent illustrations, and junior high students should be attracted by its engaging narrative style.--Roger D. Meicenheimer"Science Books and Films" Read more...

 
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