Ground Effect

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When Grant West crashes his bush plane on a lake high on the Juneau Icecap, his 15-year-old son is the only person who knows how to fly the only plane that can land and take off from the small lake. Is the boy man enough for the job? ?Archie Satterfield has written an eminently readable juvenile novel in the ?Gentle Ben? tradition - although small planes take the place of big bears. . . Any city kid would love it. Any kid who wants to fly will be ecstatic.? Ann Chandonnet, Juneau Empire ?Flyers of all ages will ...
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Overview

When Grant West crashes his bush plane on a lake high on the Juneau Icecap, his 15-year-old son is the only person who knows how to fly the only plane that can land and take off from the small lake. Is the boy man enough for the job? “Archie Satterfield has written an eminently readable juvenile novel in the ‘Gentle Ben’ tradition - although small planes take the place of big bears. . . Any city kid would love it. Any kid who wants to fly will be ecstatic.” Ann Chandonnet, Juneau Empire “Flyers of all ages will recognize the authenticity of this story about flying in Alaska, its perils and the sometimes dangerous beauty of the mountain country. . . Adults and teens alike will find the book a page-turner.” JoAnn Roe, author and former owner of a flying service
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595253760
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/26/2002
  • Pages: 196
  • Age range: 7 - 18 Years
  • Product dimensions: 0.45 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

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