Audacious Aviators: True Stories of Adventurers' Thrilling Flights

Audacious Aviators: True Stories of Adventurers' Thrilling Flights

by Jen Green


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781410962973
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: Ultimate Adventurers
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 752,720
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile: 1060L (what's this?)
Age Range: 11 Years

About the Author

Dr Jen Green worked in publishing for 15 years and is now a full-time writer who has written over 200 books for children, on geography, the environment, history, natural history, and other subjects. Her Heinemann-Raintree title on Sustaining Our Natural Resources was selected in 2011 for the Junior Library Guild's SLJ Curriculum Levels program.

Table of Contents

Contents WHAT A RIDE – Faster than sound NEVER TOUCH DOWN – Flying non-stop DRIFTING ROUND THE WORLD – Balloon Flight SHOT INTO SPACE – Double trouble RETURN TO SPACE – Overcoming disaster ROCKETMAN LEAP INTO SPACE – Ultimate highjump FOOTNOTES Page 42 TIMELINE Quiz Pages 44-45 GLOSSARY Pages 46-47 FIND OUT MORE Index

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