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
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 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
Although little Penguin has the soul of an eagle, his body wasn't built to soar. But Penguin has an irrepressible spirit, and he adamantly follows his dreams to flip, flap, fly! Even if he needs a little help with the technical parts, this penguin is ready to live on the wind.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/15/2014Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 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
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
Simply told, grandly shown, here is the flight of Apollo 11. Here for a new generation of readers and explorers are the steady astronauts, clicking themselves into gloves and helmets, strapping themselves into sideways seats. Here are their great machines in all their detail and monumentality, the ROAR of rockets, and the silence of the Moon. Here is a story of adventure and discovery -- a story of leaving and returning during the summer of 1969, and a story of home, seen whole, from far away.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/7/2009Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 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
Fright Flight is the first installment in the Dream Seeker Adventures series.Being twelve years old can be challenging, but add to that the unusual ability to experience dreams as reality and you begin to understand Patrick's need for a little self-control. A "sweet" dream devouring the world's largest ice cream sundae can end with an enormous stomachache. A fall from a bike means Patrick wakes with a broken arm. Try explaining that to the emergency room doctor! Oh wait - that would be Patrick's mom. She's a dream seeker too, as are Patrick's sister and brother. If Patrick follows the family's dream-seeking rules he can have cool nighttime adventures. But if he forgets...Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 11/11/2011Pages: 64
Soar along on a clever girl’s flight of fancy in a whimsical ode to free spirits, inventiveness, and flying pigs.Zephyr is a girl who loves airplanes. She draws pictures of them, makes them out of paper, builds them out of junk, and hopes one day to fly one of her own. But when Gramma, Daddy, and Mom are too busy to play airplane with her, Zephyr’s excess enthusiasm gets her sent to her room — where she discovers a secret door that leads to the most wondrous place she’s ever seen! Lovers of flying machines and gadgets, along with adventurers of all kinds, will be buoyed by this lighthearted tale of a little girl who finds her wings.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/9/2012Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
LIFE IS AN ADVENTURE for ten-year-old Darius Frobisher. His eccentric father Rudy sells insurance four days a week. The other three days he goes on exotic journeys. Then there is Darius's scatterbrained, much-loved babysitter Miss Hastings, who throws water balloons with him and makes delicious burned toast.But when his father flies off in a hot air balloon and doesn't come back, Darius's happy, carefree life suddenly comes to an end. He is torn away from Miss Hastings and sent to live with his notoriously nasty Aunt Ida., where he has to sleep alone in a cold, damp basement. Most of his waking time is spent trying to dodge the teenage boy next door, who is home from military school and hungry to do horrible things to someone younger than himself.Darius sees a ray of hope when he finds a rusty old bicycle in the basement and begins to repair it in secret. Could this be the first step toward a reunion with Miss Hasting? Then one day he is startled to see an old man with long flowing hair riding a bicycle across the sky! That gives Darius a strange and wonderful idea. Now he knows what he has to do to get away from his miserable life.Bill Harley's offbeat, broadly drawn story features a cast of curious and unconventional characters that will easily capture the attention--and imagination--of young readers.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/1/2009Pages: 160Reading Level: Age 9 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
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.
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.
Award-winning author Robert Burleigh has captured Amelia Earhart's first solo flight across the Atlantic in 1932. She was only the second person to do this – and the first woman. Rich in detail, feeling and incident this is nonfiction with edge and action, a you-are-there experience made more dramatic and real by Wendell Minor's vivid paintings.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/22/2011Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Modelworks Hawker 800XP Flight Options 1/32 No Skillfully carved from the finest grade of wood, this dekstop airplane replica is worked to a perfect scale copy of the actual aircraft. Sparing no major or minor detail, our craftsmen have produced this perfected desktop model. Specific markings like logos, squadron name, and distinct design with its paint schemes are elaborately done to give you only the finest. This scale replica will surely appeal to any aviation aficionado, veterans and historians, adults and kids alike. Place this jet model plane on your desk with its steel support rod and wooden-base stand that comes with it. To preserve its keen design, a final coat of clear gloss is applied to the entire model. To completely ensure that we bring you nothing but the best, our model planes go through various quality control before being placed in its box.Recommended Ages:12 and up
Planes follows Dusty Crophopper (voiced by Dane Cook), a big-hearted, speed-loving crop duster who dreams of competing in the toughest and most exhilarating around-the-world air race in history. With the support of friends old and new, Dusty reaches heights he never dreamed possible--and in the process, gives a world the inspiration to soar. Boys ages 3-7 who love Disney/Pixar Cars will love coloring all the exciting scenes from the film in this coloring and activity book which includes four chunky crayons!Book Details:Format: Activity BookPublication Date: 7/2/2013Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Planes follows Dusty Crophopper (voiced by Dane Cook), a big-hearted, speed-loving crop duster who dreams of competing in the toughest and most exhilarating around-the-world air race in history. With the support of friends old and new, Dusty reaches heights he never dreamed possible--and in the process, gives a world the inspiration to soar. Boys ages 3-7 who love Disney/Pixar Cars will love this Giant Activity Book which features poster-sized pages to color, a die-cut handle for high-flying fun on the go, and over 100 stickers!Book Details:Format: Activity BookPublication Date: 7/2/2013Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
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