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Hutchison, Patricia

Summary: Gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the invention of the airplane. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 609 HUT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J609 MOM

15 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Take a mind-blowing journey through human history, told through six iconic objects: the car, the airplane, the smartphone, the rocket, the robot, and the telescope.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD BRE

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portland House 1989

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: R 629.13 JAN

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhill Books 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.133 SMI

Gunston, Bill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Longmeadow Press 1990

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 629.1309 GUN

Crosby, Francis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Southwater 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 623.7463 CRO

Griffith, Victoria.

Summary: Profiles Brazilian aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont, who made great strides in the invention of flight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.13 GRI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SAN

King, H. F. (Horace Frederick)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 1969

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.1333 MIL

Shulman, Seth.

Summary: Tells the story of Glenn Hammond Curtiss and his quest to construct a reliable and stable airplane, discussing his collaboration with engineers around the world, and the opposition he received from Orville and Wilbur Wright who sued in an attempt to keep Curtiss out of the market.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629 SHU

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 1984

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 629.133 WOR

Rolfe, Douglas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 1978

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.133 ROL

Yenne, Bill

Summary: "Area 51's most important military aviation developments are profiled in an illustrated format. When most of us think of Area 51, we think of aliens, UFOs, and controversial government cover-ups. It's easy to forget that, since the mid-1950s, the United States' famed extension of Edwards Air Force Base has served as a top-secret CIA testing ground for many of the most groundbreaking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Motorbooks Intl 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 623.74 YEN

Summary: Congress debates over which company, Boeing or Lockheed, will build new military transport planes. (part 1)

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1982

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Summary: Congress debates over which company, Boeing or Lockheed, will build new military transport planes. (part 2)

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1982

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Angelucci, Enzo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chartwell Books 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 623.746 ANG

Bowman, Martin W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithmark 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 940.544 BOW

Wilgus, Alison

Summary: "In an era of dirigibles and hot air balloons, the Wright brothers were among the first innovators of heavier-than-air flight. But in the hotly competitive international race toward flight, Orville and Wilbur were up against a lot more than bad weather. Mechanical failures, lack of information, and even other aviators complicated the Wright brothers' journey. But thanks to their carefully...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 920 WIL

Trueblood, Amy

Summary: "Grace Lafferty, an eighteen-year-old wing-walker, thrills crowds with barrel rolls and loop-the-loops in hopes of making enough money to get to the 1922 World Aviation Expo"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flux 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC TRU

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chartwell Books 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 387.7334 CLA

Summary: "Rare and fascinating films preserved in the museum's archives. Many have never been released to the public before and are presented here, complete and uncut, for the very first time. ... [These 24 training and public information films cover a] range of subjects from ditching procedures for Halifax bomber crews ... to the best way to rescue crashed fighter pilots from their cockpits. There are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Vision 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ROY

Heppenheimer, T. A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.13 HEP

Spenser, Jay P.

Summary: The inside story of how people invented and refined the airplane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.133 SPE

Hamilton, John

Summary: Discusses the B-52 Stratofortress bomber plane and its uses in the military.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Publishing Co. 2013

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Hamilton, John

Summary: Explores the development and use of the F-22 Raptor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Publishing Co. 2013

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