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Children's Nonfiction Aviation


by (author) Nicholle Carrière & Super Explorers

Blue Bike Books
Initial publish date
Jul 2017
Aviation, How Things Work-Are Made
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jul 2017
    List Price
    $6.99 USD

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3


The Super Explorers want to show you the planes of the world, from biplanes and passenger jets to stealth aircraft and drones. • The Wright Flyer was the first powered aircraft to fly • The Spirit of St. Louis was the first plane to fly nonstop across the Atlantic Ocean • The Gossamer Albatross is powered by a person pedaling a bike • Some water bombers can scoop up water from big lakes to put out fires • The Harrier Jump Jet can take off and land vertically so it does not need a runway • The Concorde supersonic passenger jet could fly more than twice the speed of sound • SpaceShipOne was a rocket-powered plane that could fly in space above the Earth’s atmosphere.

About the authors

Author NICHOLLE CARRIÉRE has a long-standing love affair with trivia and factoids. She enjoys nothing better than surprising her friends with little-known tidbits about everyday things.

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