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Higher, Steeper, Faster: The Daredevils Who Conquered the Skies Hardcover – 13 June 2017


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  • Hardcover : 208 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0316350230
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0316350235
  • Product Dimensions : 18.73 x 2.22 x 23.5 cm
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Young Readers US (13 June 2017)
  • Reading level : 8 - 12 years
  • Language: : English

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"Armchair thrillseekers will settle in and read this one straight through."
--BCCB

*"Goldstone deftly combines captivating descriptions of the personalities--male and female--with discussion of the many improvements and ever-present hazards of early flying."--Publishers Weekly, 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

*"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

Book Description

A fresh look at the history of aviation that takes middle grade nonfiction to new heights!