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
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 Manhunters are an android race, originally created by the Guardians of the Universe to serve as the first interstellar police force. The Manhunters became more obsessed with administering punishment than serving justice, forcing the Guardians to dissolve their ranks. The few Manhunters that survived fled into exile and the Guardians founded a new elite police force called the Green Lantern Corps and armed its memebers with specially crafted power rings. Now the Manhunters are back and out for revenge, readying their forces for a war against the Guardians and the Green Lantern Corps. Faced with destruction, the Corps is looking to you as the newest recruit, gifted but cocky test pilot Hal Jordon, to protect peace and preserve justice. Building on the anticipation of Warner Bros.' feature film Green Lantern, in theaters June 17, 2011, Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters includes the likeness and voice talent of Ryan Reynolds as Hal Jordan, who is the star of the upcoming motion picture.Features include: -Master the Ring: Wield the Green Lantern Power Ring to create a spectacular range of "hard-light" constructs including a gatling gun, giant fists, and much more, all of which can be linked together to form an endless number of combinations. -Take Flight: Dodge, blast, and destroy legions of enemies as you soar across the universe in battles of intergalactic scope.
The Manhunters are an android race, originally created by the Guardians of the Universe to serve as the first interstellar police force. The Manhunters became more obsessed with administering punishment than serving justice, forcing the Guardians to dissolve their ranks. The few Manhunters that survived fled into exile and the Guardians founded a new elite police force called the Green Lantern Corps and armed its memebers with specially crafted power rings. Now the Manhunters are back and out for revenge, readying their forces for a war against the Guardians and the Green Lantern Corps. Faced with destruction, the Corps is looking to you as the newest recruit, gifted but cocky test pilot Hal Jordon, to protect peace and preserve justice. Building on the anticipation of Warner Bros.' feature film Green Lantern, in theaters June 17, 2011, Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters includes the likeness and voice talent of Ryan Reynolds as Hal Jordan, who is the star of the upcoming motion picture.Features include: -Master the Ring: Wield the Green Lantern Power Ring to create a spectacular range of "hard-light" constructs including a gatling gun, giant fists, and much more, all of which can be linked together to form an endless number of combinations. -Stand Together: Join forces with a friend to play as Hal Jordan or Sinestro to battle the Manhunters, with the ability to drop in or out at will.-Take Flight: Dodge, blast, and destroy legions of enemies as you soar across the universe in battles of intergalactic scope.
Until the day I met John Smith, Number Four, I'd been on the run alone, hiding and fighting to stay alive. Together, we are much more powerful. But it could only last so long before we had to separate to find the others. . . . I went to Spain to find Seven, and I found even more, including a tenth member of the Garde who escaped from Lorien alive. Ella is younger than the rest of us, but just as brave. Now we're looking for the others—including John. But so are they. They caught Number One in Malaysia. Number Two in England. And Number Three in Kenya. They caught me in New York—but I escaped. I am Number Six. They want to finish what they started. But they'll have to fight us first. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/21/2012Pages: 416Reading Level: Age 14 and Up
An owlet hatches out onto Stormfast Island and into a world torn by war. For one hundred years, his people have fought off enemy owls from the Ice Talons, but the tide has turned. An invasion is coming, one the Kielian League won't have the strength to resist. Soon the tyrant owl Bylyric will rule over everything, and no honorable owl will be safe. Only the small owl from Stormfast stands between Bylyric and total victory. Lyze is not very impressive to look at, but he has a wild idea for a snake and owl strike unit that just might give the soldiers of the Kielian League the edge they need. This is his story, the story of an ordinary owl who rose to become Ezylryb of the Great Tree. This is the story of what it takes to make a Guardian of Ga'Hoole.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/1/2013Pages: 304Reading Level: Age 9 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
Pokemon HeartGold Version Limited Collector's Edition Legendary Ho-Oh Figurine Ho-Oh is a legendary Pokemon that is called the Rainbow Pokemon due to its various associations with rainbows. Its feathers constantly change through the rainbow's spectrum of colors as light hits them from different angles. These leave a rainbow trail as it flies continuously through the world's skies, though it is said to live at the foot of a rainbow.Recommended Ages:3 – 7
When his father is killed fighting for the Union in the War Between the States, thirteen-year-old Tom Carroll must take a job to help support his family. He manages to find work at a bustling ironworks in his hometown of Brooklyn, New York, where dozens of men are frantically pounding together the strangest ship Tom has ever seen. A ship made of iron. Tom becomes assistant to the ships inventor, a gruff, boastful man named Captain John Ericsson. He soon learns that the Union army has very important plans for this iron ship called the Monitor. It is supposed to fight the Confederate sea monster--another ironclad--the Merrimac. But Ericsson is practically the only person who believes the Monitor will float. Everyone else calls it Ericssons Folly or the iron coffin. Meanwhile, Toms position as Ericssons assistant has made him a target of Confederate spies, who offer him money for information about the ship. Tom finds himself caught between two certain dangers: an encounter with murderous spies and a battle at sea in an iron coffin Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/11/2009Pages: 208Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
An iron giant saves the world in this contemporary classic. A mysterious creature stalks the land, eating barbed wire and devouring tractors and plows. The farmers are mystified—and terrified. And then they glimpse him in the night: the Iron Giant, taller than a house, with glowing headlight eyes and an insatiable taste for metal. The hungry giant must be stopped at any cost. Only a young boy named Hogarth is brave enough to lead the Iron Giant to a safe home. And only Hogarth knows where to turn when a space-bat as big as Australia, hungry for every living thing on Earth, darkens the sky. First published in 1968, Ted Hughes's classic tale is a powerful tribute to peace on earth—and in all the universe. Of it Madeleine L'Engle wrote, "How grateful we should be for Ted Hughes's brilliant The Iron Giant. It speaks to all ages, and we need its message even more now." Philip Pullman called it "so gripping that when you begin to read it aloud, everyone stops to listen, young children and old people alike." Whether you think of it as a science fiction fantasy or a modern fairy tale or a tall-tale parable for today, you will never forget it. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/20/1999Pages: 96Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Iron Man Iron Flyers Iron Man Blast your armored hero into hardcore action with the Iron Man launcher. Load up the dart and pull back until you're ready to fire, then press the button to send your Iron Man dart 15 feet in the air. Hasbro and all related terms are trademarks of Hasbro. Product Features Launches up to 15 feet Send your hero soaring Pull back and press button to launch Includes 1 dartLauncher comes with dart Product Measures: 3.8" x 15.3" x 6.1" 0.25 lbs. Recommended Ages:6 and up
Half Summer faery princess, half human, Meghan has never fit in anywhere. Deserted by the Winter prince she thought loved her, she is prisoner to the Winter faery queen. As war looms between Summer and Winter, Meghan knows that the real danger comes from the Iron fey—ironbound faeries that only she and her absent prince have seen. But no one believes her.Worse, Meghan's own fey powers have been cut off. She's stuck in Faery with only her wits for help. Trusting anyone would be foolish. Trusting a seeming traitor could be deadly. But even as she grows a backbone of iron, Meghan can't help but hear the whispers of longing in her all-too-human heart.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/1/2010Pages: 304
H "Avi's plot is engineered for maximum thrills, with twists, turns, and treachery aplenty. . . . A page-turner to delight Avi's fans, it will leave readers hoping for a sequel."-Publishers Weekly (starred review) H " . . . [T]he book is a page-turner from beginning to end . . . [A] meticulously crafted story, full of adventure, mystery, and action." -School Library Journal (starred review) "Historical fiction at its finest."-VOYABook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/1/2004Pages: 320Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
My Funky Planet My Web RC - Iron Hawk Helicopter Have tons of fun with our My Web RC - Iron Hawk Helicopter. Includes online My Web RC game card for user access. With lights, Multifrecuency 3 channels, funcions Up/Down, Left/Right, Forward/Backward, Suspension, with over-current protection, sleep mode, Built-in GYRO offers helicopter a ultimate stable flight. Safeguard battery model prolongs the battery life. Charger included.Recommended Ages:14 – 15
Lamaze Rise and Shine Gym Baby can rise and shine in this innovative activity gym. Easily turn the handle to prop the gym up so baby can sit up and see around the room as they play with the activities in front of them. Or set it down for lay and play time. It comes with a cute sun mirror and a spinning mobile that baby can bat to activate lights and sounds! The Rise and Shine Gym is includes a harness to keep baby in place and can be removed for lay and play fun. It also features extra plush pillows and padding to keep baby comfortable. Plus the detachable pillow doubles as a tummy time prop. This is the ultimate activity gym that mom and baby will love! . Product FeaturesGreat for lay and play time or sit up and play time. Arch moves so that the toys are always in front of baby.Safe and easy to use.Lights and sounds are activated when baby turns the mobile.Safety harness can be removed for lay and play timeIncludes a head pillow that doubles as a tummy time prop.
Join forces with the Guardians to defeat Pitch in this retelling of the animated feature Rise of the Guardians. Includes eight pages of full-color images from the movie!When Pitch, the boogeyman, decides that children should believe in him and not the Guardians, he adds a little fear to their dreams, turning them into nightmares. If children around the world are afraid, there will be no more room for hope. The Guardians must band together to stop him. But in order to do so they need a little help from an unlikely source: Jack Frost. Jack loves to have fun, but he’s not usually one for heroics. Will Jack find the hero within him before Pitch can carry out his master plan? Join Jack Frost and the entire gang of Guardians—North, Bunnymund, Tooth, and Sandman—as they band together to vanquish the boogeyman and his nightmarish threats and to preserve the very spirit of childhood. This junior novelization includes eight pages of color images from the movie.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/2/2012Pages: 144
Charged with the duty of watching over the children of the world, guardians Sandman, North, Tooth, and E. Aster Bunnymund are loved by children everywhere. When the Man in the Moon appoints Jack Frost to be the newest guardian, the other guardians doubt that Jack can be of much help against Pitch, especially considering that the children don't even believe in Jack Frost's existence. But when Pitch prevents Tooth from collecting the children's teeth, keeps E. Aster Bunnymund from hiding eggs on Easter, and turns the children's happy dreams into nightmares, the guardians realize that they're going to need all the help they can get.
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