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The Resource Higher, steeper, faster : the daredevils who conquered the skies, Lawrence Goldstone

Higher, steeper, faster : the daredevils who conquered the skies, Lawrence Goldstone

Label
Higher, steeper, faster : the daredevils who conquered the skies
Title
Higher, steeper, faster
Title remainder
the daredevils who conquered the skies
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence Goldstone
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The pioneers of early flight performed death-defying feats and broke new technological ground as they took to the skies to thrill crowds and advance the boundaries of human innovation"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
629.13092/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 8 to 12
LC call number
TL547
LC item number
.G64 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Higher, steeper, faster : the daredevils who conquered the skies, Lawrence Goldstone
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-234) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The man who owned the sky -- Birds and balloons -- The first birdman -- Parachutes and gasbags -- Into the wind -- The boy aeronaut -- Wings -- The bird of prey -- Takeoff! -- Silent success -- Triumph -- ... and tragedy -- Crossing the channel -- Higher, steeper, faster -- The week of miracles -- A week of miracles in America -- The stardust twins -- American hero -- The world comes to New York -- A woman's place is in the air -- Flying for the Navy -- Pushing to the edge and beyond -- Two great lights extinguished -- Aircraft carrier -- The boy aeronaut grows up -- The falls -- 350,000 witnesses -- From sea to shining sea -- Peer pressure -- Disaster -- The master birdman is grounded -- The last great trick -- The master birdman returns -- Around the world -- Looping across America -- Flying for the president -- Monoplane -- Epilogue: Turning the page -- Time line -- Glossary
Control code
1727277
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
243 pages
Isbn
9780316350235
Lccn
2016016576
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1727277
  • (Sirsi) 1727277
  • (OCoLC)950083963
Label
Higher, steeper, faster : the daredevils who conquered the skies, Lawrence Goldstone
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-234) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The man who owned the sky -- Birds and balloons -- The first birdman -- Parachutes and gasbags -- Into the wind -- The boy aeronaut -- Wings -- The bird of prey -- Takeoff! -- Silent success -- Triumph -- ... and tragedy -- Crossing the channel -- Higher, steeper, faster -- The week of miracles -- A week of miracles in America -- The stardust twins -- American hero -- The world comes to New York -- A woman's place is in the air -- Flying for the Navy -- Pushing to the edge and beyond -- Two great lights extinguished -- Aircraft carrier -- The boy aeronaut grows up -- The falls -- 350,000 witnesses -- From sea to shining sea -- Peer pressure -- Disaster -- The master birdman is grounded -- The last great trick -- The master birdman returns -- Around the world -- Looping across America -- Flying for the president -- Monoplane -- Epilogue: Turning the page -- Time line -- Glossary
Control code
1727277
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
243 pages
Isbn
9780316350235
Lccn
2016016576
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1727277
  • (Sirsi) 1727277
  • (OCoLC)950083963

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