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The Resource First flight around the world : the adventures of the American fliers who won the race, by Tim Grove

First flight around the world : the adventures of the American fliers who won the race, by Tim Grove

Label
First flight around the world : the adventures of the American fliers who won the race
Title
First flight around the world
Title remainder
the adventures of the American fliers who won the race
Statement of responsibility
by Tim Grove
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • " In 1924 the U.S. Army sent eight young men on a bold attempt to be the first to circumnavigate the globe by flight. Men from five other countries--Great Britain, France, Portugal, Italy, and Argentina--had the same goal, and so the quest became a race. Who would win?"--Jacket
  • An account of the 1924 race between six nations to be the first to circumnavigate the globe by airplane describes the efforts of the U.S. team as they struggled to overcome limited technology, dangerous weather, and unfamiliar cultures
Summary
An account of the 1924 race between six nations to be the first to circumnavigate the globe by airplane describes the efforts of the U.S. team as they struggled to overcome limited technology, dangerous weather, and unfamiliar cultures
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2016
  • Parents' Choice Award for Non-Fiction, 2015
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10410964
Cataloging source
BT
Dewey number
910.4/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Intended audience
1100
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1100
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the adventures of the American fliers who won the race
Label
First flight around the world : the adventures of the American fliers who won the race, by Tim Grove
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published in association with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 85) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Journey of the world flight map -- The journey begins -- Planning the trip -- Fierce winds in Alaska -- Disaster on the mountain -- First across the Pacific -- Colorful Japan -- Mechanical trouble in Indochina -- The heat of India -- A grand welcome in Paris -- Meeting royalty in Great Britain -- Plane in danger -- Icebergs and fog -- The welcoming crowds of North America -- Journey's end
Control code
20471834
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
vi, 88 pages
Isbn
9781419714825
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014024665
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)881592513
Label
First flight around the world : the adventures of the American fliers who won the race, by Tim Grove
Publication
Note
"Published in association with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 85) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Journey of the world flight map -- The journey begins -- Planning the trip -- Fierce winds in Alaska -- Disaster on the mountain -- First across the Pacific -- Colorful Japan -- Mechanical trouble in Indochina -- The heat of India -- A grand welcome in Paris -- Meeting royalty in Great Britain -- Plane in danger -- Icebergs and fog -- The welcoming crowds of North America -- Journey's end
Control code
20471834
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
vi, 88 pages
Isbn
9781419714825
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014024665
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)881592513

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