The Flight of the Union

The Flight of the Union

by Tekla White, Ralph L. Ramstad
     
 

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In 1847 the people of Niagara Falls, New York, and their neighbors in Canada wanted to build a bridge across the river that separated them. The first step was to get a line from one side of the river to the other. Only a kite flown with great skill could do the job. Tekla White tells the story, based on real events, of young Homan Walsh and the kite he called the…  See more details below

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In 1847 the people of Niagara Falls, New York, and their neighbors in Canada wanted to build a bridge across the river that separated them. The first step was to get a line from one side of the river to the other. Only a kite flown with great skill could do the job. Tekla White tells the story, based on real events, of young Homan Walsh and the kite he called the Union. Ralph Ramstad's full-color illustrations beautifully depict Homan's history-making effort near Niagara Falls.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781575053004
Publisher:
Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Series:
On My Own History Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
1,342,673
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile:
530L (what's this?)
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

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