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Aviation: Reaching for the Sky
Don Berliner ©1997

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  • 144 pages
  • More than 80 black-and-white photos and drawings
  • Reinforced library binding
  • 7" x 9"
  • Timeline of aviation history
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Grades 5 and up
  • ISBN: 978-1-881508-33-5
  • $21.95







“Peppered with photos and drawings, anecdotes and bits of science, this book chronicles humanity’s struggle to learn to fly. Included are the Montgolfier brothers and the hot-air balloon, Giffard and the dirigible, Lilienthal and the glider, Langley and the aerodrome, the familiar Wrights and the airplane, Curtiss and the seaplane, and Sikorsky and the helicopter. . . . This readable book will interest history, aviation, and biography enthusiasts alike.”