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Pascal, Janet B.

Summary: At 800-feet long, the Hindenburg was the largest airship ever built--just slightly smaller than the Titanic! Also of a disastrous end, the zeppelin burst into flame as spectators watched it attempt to land in Lakehurst, New Jersey on May 6, 1937. In under a minute, the Hindenburg was gone, people jumping from windows to escape. However, only 62 of the 97 crew members and passengers onboard...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an Imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 387.7 PAS

O'Brien, Patrick

Summary: Describes the development and early flights of airships and the disastrous crash of the Hindenburg at an airfield in New Jersey in 1937.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.1332 O'BR

Hardy, Vashti

Summary: Eudora Vane has organized a fleet to search for missing adventurer Ermitage Wrigglesworth. The crew of the Aurora joins them, certain that Eudora is up to no good.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD HAR

Summary: On May 6, 1937, the Hindenburg, the world's largest airship, ignited in a giant fireball as it prepared to land at Lakehurst, New Jersey - a disaster immortalized by searing newsreel footage and Herbert Morrison's unforgettable 'Oh, the humanity!' commentary. The chain of events that ignited Hindenburg's hydrogen remains one of the biggest mysteries in aviation history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

DeAngelis, Gina.

Summary: Describes the development and early flights of airships and the disastrous explosion of the passenger airship, Hindenberg, at a New Jersey airfield on May 6, 1937, in which thirty-six people were killed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Pub. 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.1246 DEA

Benoit, Peter

Summary: Describes the crash of the Hindenburg airship in 1937, relaying the history of international airship flight and the events leading to the disaster, and explains what measures have been taken to make airship travel safer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.12 BEN

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: For eleven year-old Hugo Ballard, flying on the Hindenburg is a dream come true. Hugo, his parents, and his four-year-old sister Gertie, are making the thrilling four thousand mile journey across the Atlantic in a zeppelin as big as the Titanic. But as the zeppelin gets ready to land, a blast rocks the Hindenburg and fire consumes the ship. The entire disaster lasts a mere thirty-two seconds,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Tarshis 2016

Stirling, S. M.

Summary: The first novel in a brand-new alternate history series where Teddy Roosevelt is president for a second time right before WWI breaks out, and on his side is the Black Chamber, a secret spy network watching America's back. In 1912, just months before the election, President Taft dies suddenly, and Teddy Roosevelt wastes no time in grabbing power as he wins another term as president. By force of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC STI

Oppel, Kenneth

Summary: Matt, a young cabin boy aboard an airship, and Kate, a wealthy young girl traveling with her chaperone, team up to search for the existence of mysterious winged creatures reportedly living hundreds of feet above the Earth's surface.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eos 2004

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC OPP

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Burton, Anthony

Summary: This book tells the often dramatic and always fascinating story of flight in lighter than air machines. For centuries man had dreamed of flying, but all attempts failed, until in 1782 the Montgolfier brothers constructed the world's first hot air balloon The following year saw the first ascent with aeronauts - not human beings but a sheep, a duck and a cockerel. But it was not long before men...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pen & Sword Transport, an imprint of Pen & Sword Books Ltd. 2019

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

Kuwabara, Taku

Summary: The daily routine aboard an airborne draking vessel springs to vivid life in this exquisitely crafted tale in the tradition of the lush, transporting fantasy of Hayao Miyazaki. Part travelogue, part imaginary cookbook, and part otherworldly slice of life, Drifting Dragons tells the stories of the Quin Zaza and the colourful band of misfits that makes up her crew.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics 2020

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Summary: Graham Dorrington is an enthusiastic English aeronautical engineer on a mission to revive the airship, that ill-fated aeronautic conveyance otherwise known as the dirigible or zeppelin, to fly over the Amazon canopy. His eagerness is diminished by the memory an incident 10 years earlier, in which photographer Dieter Plage was killed. This film records an expedition to Guyana, where Dorrington...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media, Inc. 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WHI

Butcher, Jim

Summary: Since time immemorial, the Spires have sheltered humanity, towering for miles over the mist-shrouded surface of the world. Within their halls, aristocratic houses have ruled for generations, developing scientific marvels, fostering trade alliances, and building fleets of airships to keep the peace. Captain Grimm commands the merchant ship, Predator. Fiercely loyal to Spire Albion, he has taken...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ROC 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUT

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BUT CS 1

Kuwabara, Taku

Summary: "TALL TALES FROM THE TROPOSPHERE: The ferocious ship eater is slain, Vannie is recovering, and the crew is finally back in the black! The stalwart drakers land in the city of Harley for some much-needed shore leave. But waiting for them in the city along with the warm food and cold drink is a trip into Mika's past. A washed-up dragon chaser named Cujo tells the story of how he and Mika braved...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics 2020

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Kuwabara, Taku

Summary: "The Quin Zaza collides with a luxury airliner, leaving her grounded. The crew can barely afford to keep her aloft in the best of times, so, needless to say, they have no way to pay for repairs. Just when it looks like their draking days may be over, the crew hears of a 'ship eater' dragon that's been biting back at the humans who dare to sail the skies. The eye-popping bounty on its head makes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics 2019

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Kuwabara, Taku

Summary: "Take to the skies with the scrappy crew of the airship Quin Zaza, as they hunt the fantastical giants that rule their world... DRAGONS!... OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS: As the airship Quin Zaza continues her never-ending voyage, the young draker Takita's days are filled with firsts. After her first chance to help butcher their latest catch, an excursion with Mika gives her the opportunity to learn...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics 2019

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Oppel, Kenneth

Summary: As members of the first crew of astralnauts, Matt Cruse and Kate De Vries journey into outer space on the Starclimber and face a series of catastrophes that threaten the survival of all on board.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eos 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Stacks, Call number: YA FIC OPP

Graham, Ian

Summary: A skilled mechanic in 1930s Germany is offered a job on the most magnificent airship ever built, the Hindenberg. But dangers from flammable gas, storms and lightning are there. Follows the airship as it bursts into flame and investigates the cause of the disaster.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 387.7 GRA

Lawhon, Ariel.

Summary: With everyone onboard harboring dark secrets and at least one person determined to make sure the airship doesn't make the return trip, Flight of Dreams gives an utterly suspenseful, heart-wrenching explanation for one of the most enduring mysteries of the twentieth century. On the evening of May 3, 1937, Emilie Imhof boards the Hindenburg. As the only female crewmember, Emilie has access to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

Piesing, Mark

Summary: "The riveting true story of the largest polar rescue mission in history: the desperate race to find the survivors of the glamorous Arctic airship Italia, which crashed near the North Pole in 1928"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 919.8 PIE

Archbold, Rick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 1994

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 629.1332 ARC

Rose, Alexander

Summary: "Of all people who might have solved the problem of human flight, few would have suspected Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin, a fusty, old-school member of the Wurrtemburg nobility, recently ousted from the German military and convinced that a flying machine will be his ticket back to military glory. Instead, by the dawn of the twentieth century, he creates something much bigger: a system of flight...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 387.7092 ROS

Hesse, Tyson

Summary: Final issue! When Diesel and Bull team up to take back his colony from the Birdmen, they discover a plan to reignite the war for the skies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BOOM! Studios 2015

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Preston, Diana

Summary: "In six weeks during April and May 1915, as World War I escalated, Germany forever altered the way war would be fought. On April 22, at Ypres, German canisters spewed poison gas at French and Canadian soldiers in their trenches; on May 7, the German submarine U-20, without warning, torpedoed the passenger liner Lusitania, killing 1,198 civilians; and on May 31, a German Zeppelin began the first...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 PRE

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