Higher, Steeper, Faster: The Daredevils Who Conquered the Skies

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Product Details

Price
$18.99
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
7.3 X 1.0 X 9.2 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780316350235

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About the Author

Lawrence Goldstone is the author and co-author of more than a dozen critically-acclaimed books for adults. Goldstone has appeared on NPR, PBS, and C-SPAN, and his writing has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, and the Los Angeles Times, among others. This is his first book for young readers.

Reviews

*"For those who love history, aviation, or stories of great daring, this is pure pleasure."
--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

*"Readers will breathlessly follow the race to conquer the sky."--School Library Connection, starred review

*"Goldstone deftly combines captivating descriptions of the personalities--male and female--with discussion of the many improvements and ever-present hazards of early flying."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

"This look at the early days of the industry highlights the thrill and awe of a watching public as well as the fact that the sky was no longer any sort of boundary."--Booklist
"Armchair thrillseekers will settle in and read this one straight through."
--BCCB