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Higher, Steeper, Faster: The Daredevils Who Conquered the Skies by [Lawrence Goldstone]
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Length: 231 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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Age Level: 8 - 12 Grade Level: 3 - 7
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Book Description

A fresh look at the history of aviation that takes middle grade nonfiction to new heights! --This text refers to the hardcover edition.

Review

For those who love history, aviation, or stories of great daring, this is pure pleasure.

-- "Kirkus Reviews (starred review)"

Readers will breathlessly follow the race to conquer the sky.

-- "School Library Connection (starred review)"

This look at the early days of the industry highlights the thrill and awe of a watching public as well as the fact that the sky was no longer any sort of boundary.

-- "Booklist"

An overview of early aviation history...By expanding the scope beyond familiar figures such as the Wright brothers, Goldstone brings the legends behind death-defying acts to life, exploring how competition can lead to innovation....Engaging historical nonfiction.

-- "School Library Journal"

Written as a series of profiles...makes it eminently suited to audio. Robertson Dean offers an engaging narration, altering his voice slightly to match the tone of the text. He's excited when appropriate and even gravely serious when needed...This is a title for young listeners, but adults will find it engaging and informative

-- "AudioFile"

In prose as riveting as the developments it investigates, Goldstone covers the history of early aviation...This book enthralls.

-- "Publishers Weekly (starred review)" --This text refers to the audioCD edition.

Product details

  • File Size : 66207 KB
  • ASIN : B06X3WGZ45
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print Length : 231 pages
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; Illustrated Edition (28 March 2017)
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN : 0316350230
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Language: : English
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