Very few things capture the human imagination like flight. Starting with natural flyers such as birds and squirrels, and then progressing through the history of man’s quest to take to the air, this book looks at all of the aspects of flight including different types of flying machines, important inventions, the forces on a plane, and the challenges of getting into space. At this reading level, the concept of primary and secondary text is introduced with a main body, image captions, and callout boxes for short features. A deeper glossary and index complete the book, making this a fun choice for emerging readers who dream of flying themselves. LEVEL 4: READING ALONE A greater variety of language and types of information than at level 3. More challenging vocabulary is introduced. Sentences remain clear, interesting, and unambiguous, but are slightly more complex. Guided Reading Levels: N, OBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/30/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Offers the historic and dramatic story of Charles Lindbergh and his flight across the ocean, the first solo Atlantic crossing ever, which brought him from the United States to Paris with only two compasses and the stars as his guides. Reprint. H. K. AB. PW. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/27/1997Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Rule the skies with the all-new F.L.Y. 9 Wireless Flight Stick. Appearing for the first time for Xbox 360, the F.L.Y. 9 follows in the footsteps of the Cyborg line of PC flight sticks offering gamers a stunningly realistic control method for flight sim or flight combat software. Product Features: Customize your flight experience and tweak until you get the perfect fit. The F.L.Y 9 ships with an integrated adjustment tool allowing you to alter the following: Handle Length; Handle Rake Angle ; Head Angle; Button Position; When your stick fits your hand perfectly, the adjustment tool locks in the base for future use! Throttle and twist rudder controls for complete maneuverability; Unique base design features removable feet, allowing you to fly from the comfort of your desk or in front of the TV thanks to integrated lap mount. Wireless connection syncs quickly and easily with your console providing a rock solid connection during flight -play from the comfort of your sofa without worrying about being disconnected during a critical combat maneuver. Superior control for your flight games - Nothing beats a stick when engaging in air combat! Grab the F.L.Y. and harness the accuracy that your gamepad using competitors can only dream of! Fully compatible with the latest Xbox 360 flight games: IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey; Heroes Over Europe; Tom Clancy: H.A.W.X.; Ace Combat 6; Blazing Angels 1&2; future flight sim or flight action games
Made of a heavy poly/cotton blendIncludes flight suit with embroidered NASA patches and capYour child will outgrow this suit long before they wear it outAuthentic blue color of NASAAeromax dress-up clothes are known for their high quality and wonderful detailing. Their realistic role-playing sets are much more than costumes - they are pretend play at its finest. Getting ready for space will be a lot more fun in this top quality, newly designed Flight Suit. Product Measures: 50.0 IN x 20.0 IN x 2.0 IN
The dream of flight is as old as human history. Based on the outstanding collection of the National Air and Space Museum in Washington DC, Book of Flight traces the remarkable story of the pioneers, inventors, scientists and pilots who turned this dream into reality. An exciting journey through time, the book includes such remarkable achievements as:The development of ballooningThe earliest human glidersThe Wright Brothers' first sustained flightsCharles Lindbergh's solo trip across the AtlanticAmelia Earhart's courageous flightsThe tragic explosion of the airship HindenburgThe dogfights of the first and second world warsChuck Yeager's historic blast through the sound barrierThe Apollo astronauts' first steps on the moonThe development of the Space Shuttle and the Hubble Space TelescopeThe building of the International Space Station.New and updated for this edition:Mission to MarsLatest information on the Space Shuttle program, the Hubble Space Telescope and the International Space Station.Packed with fascinating illustrations and photographs, Book of Flight is ideal for enthusiasts of all ages.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/20/2007Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
This blue flight suit is just like those of a NASA astronaut!100 % cottonSnaps for easy changingOne piece footed romper for extra comfortPart of the Get Real Gear Series of Dress Up Clothes!Oh baby! Our new size, 6-12 Month, is the perfect way to start little ones thinking big. Ten popular styles, 100% soft cotton, snaps for easy changing, one piece fitted romper for extra comfort and protection. Get Real Gear - Dress Up for Kids! Product Measures: 12.0 IN x 1.0 IN x 14.0 INRecommended Ages:0 – 1
Get ready for takeoff! From an acclaimed 3-D master comes a jam-packed, interactive book on flying machines that will send readers soaring.What was the first man-made object to fly, one thousand years ago? Who was the first woman to make a solo flight across the Atlantic? How on earth (or in the air) does a modern cockpit work? Loaded with flaps, pull-tabs, and pop-ups to manipulate, this fact-filled exploration of flying machines from balloons to Boeings builds up to two big finales — an intricate pop-up cockpit that puts readers at the controls and a bustling airport runway that zooms into the future of flight.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/9/2007Pages: 10Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
The extraordinary story of James Banning, the first African-American pilot to fly across country During the Great Depression, the ace black pilot James Banning decided to fly from coast to coast to serve as an inspiration to people everywhere. So with a little ingenuity and a whole lot of heart, he fixed up the dilapidated OXX6 Eagle Rock plane with his co-pilot and mechanic, Thomas Allen, earning them the derisive nickname, “The Flying Hobos. But with the help of friends and family along the way who signed their names on the wings of the plane in exchange for food, fuel and supplies, Banning and Allen made it through treacherous weather and overcame ruthless prejudice to receive a heroes’ welcome upon landing in New York on October 9, 1932. This exceptional story of determination and pride, shown through John Holyfield’s energetic flight scenes and sweeping landscapes, will put you in the cockpit right alongside Banning and Allen as they complete the journey of a lifetime.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/7/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
“This is the sweetest, funniest, cleverest piece of whimsy . . .—USA TodayChildren have believed the legend forever: On one evening each year a jolly oldelf and eight reindeer fly all night long to deliver gifts around the world. The factis, solid evidence abounds. Robert Sullivan, a senior editor at Life magazine,diligently gathered documentation from scientists, historians, zoologists, andArctic explorers to prove that Santa is not just a myth. First, the reindeer: Dothey really fly? “We used to think it was just extended leaping, says Tony Vecchio,director of the Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, Rhode Island. “Butrecent evidence has confirmed that it is true flight. And Santa Claus? “He’s justas real as the gifts he brings, reports Will Steger, the famed Arctic explorer. Thegorgeous illustrations, convincing photos, and charming text make this book aspecial holiday gift. 150 color photographsBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/8/2010Pages: 96Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
What can you see when you go on an airplane journey? 1 airplane, 2 luggage carts, 3 check-in counters, and so much more! Using familiar airport signs, this striking book introduces little ones not only to numbers, but to the world around them. Equally suitable for the transportation-obsessed as well as any child learning to count, this fresh and dynamic picture book follow-up to Backseat A-B-See will entertain and educate at home, in the classroom, and on the go.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/12/2013Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Wings carry tiny insects, fluttering butterflies, and backyard birds, and they even once propelled some dinosaurs up and through the skies. Find out how, when, and why birds and beasts have taken to the air, and discover how wings work in this informative and brilliantly illustrated book about flight.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/30/2005Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Winner of the Caldecott Medal, this stunningly illustrated book depicts Louis Bleriot's historic first cross-Channel flight.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/14/2010Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Nike V-Flight Airlock FootballBuilt for high-performance feel and precision flight;High-grip premium synthetic leather;Industry-leading airlock technology retains air pressure day after day;QB-preferred shape developed to fit perfectly in the hand;Engraved NFHS logo
Superstructs Flight Pack With Superstructs Flight Pack, children can build four different flight models - biplane, helicopter, rocket and space ship. It includes a detailed construction guide to build the four different models and two pilot characters for realistic fun and play. This flight building set encourages children to use their creativity and imagination and come up with endless building options, while keeping them busy for long hours. Why You'll Love It: This flight building set stimulates creativity and imagination in kids. Age: 3 to 11 years Features Allows children to build aeronautical creations Vibrant and durable pieces Comes with pilot characters for fun Encourages children to learn about flights Includes plan for four models Provides endless building options Packaged in a sturdy box for easy storage Promotes imagination and creativity Includes Illustrated and detailed construction guide Sturdy storage box Recommended Ages:4 – 8
How do planes stay in the air? How does a space shuttle overcome gravity? Which was the first plane to fly faster than the speed of sound? Flight, a new book in the visually stunning, groundbreaking INSIDERS series, answers all these questions and more. Packed with high quality images and diagrams on the history of flight and space travel as well as specific planes from the Wright flyer to the Zeppelin, full-energy spreads approach the topics through unique and unexpected angles, taking the reader inside the action. Engaging and fun to read, this series will appeal to know-it-all kids and reluctant readers alike.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/15/2011Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
made from hydro-formed steel barrel for durability and longevity. Squeaks and creaks traditionally have been synonymous with pogo stick springs. However, it also indicates that there is friction slowing down the rebound of the spring robbing the rider of height. We've developed a new Low Friction Spring, which offers a smoother ride, less rebound resistance, and more bounce. Add our rubber grips, replaceable tip, steel foot plates and the GROM & Flight are bound for hours of fun. GROM Pogo Stick 35": (PG100) Riders 40-90lbs. Flight Pogo Stick 40": (PG102) Riders 80-180lbs.
Hold on tight and let fun take flight, as Rocket transports you through a dazzling rainbow sky on amazing adventures! Journey to the breathtaking Arctic wilderness where a band of Musical Instrument Fairies "paints" the sky with colorful, shimmering light. But now, the Fairies need your help! So before you can say "Up, periscope!" -- Rocket transforms into a submarine and leads Quincy, Annie, June, Leo -- and YOU -- on a thrilling underwater quest. And there's more magic in store as you pat, clap, sing and dance your way to exciting adventures in faraway lands. Whether you're waltzing at a grand ball in Vienna or helping Rocket foil Big Jet's latest tricky plan, FLIGHT OF THE INSTRUMENT FAIRIES is fairy tale-inspired fun that will light up your child's imagination!
Playmobil Flight Attendant with Service CartEnjoy a refreshing beverage from the Flight Attendant with Service Cart. Set includes one figure, service cart, food, dishes, luggage, purse, and other accessories. Play with this set alone or combine it with other PLAYMOBIL sets. Recommended for ages four to ten. Playmobil, Germany's largest toy manufacturer, is headquartered in Zirndorf, Germany and has been producing and distributing toys for more than 36 years. The miniature worlds of Playmobil encourage children to explore and learn while having fun. Children's imaginations are transported to medieval times with the Playmobil castle, to the adventurous seas with Playmobil pirates, and many other themed playworlds. The figures can bend, sit, stand, and turn their heads to make realistic role play possible.
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