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Flying cars : the true story / by Andrew Glass.

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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Mooresville Public Library. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Mooresville PL - Mooresville.

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Mooresville PL - Mooresville J 629.04 GLA (Text) 37323005238509 CHILD_NON Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780618984824 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0618984828 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 118 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 99-106) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: First, the dream -- Gustave Whitehead's condor -- Trajan Vuia's aƩroplane-automobile -- Glenn Curtiss's autoplane -- Felix Longobardi's combination vehicle -- Henry Ford's flying flivver -- Waldo Waterman's arrowbile -- Harold Pitcairn's autogyro -- Joseph Gwinn's aircar -- R. Buckminster Fuller's dymaxion omnidirectional human transport -- William Bushnell Stout's skycar -- Theodore P. Hall's convaircar -- Robert Fulton's airphibian -- Daniel Zuck's plane-mobile -- Moulton b. Taylor's aerocar -- Into the future.
Summary, etc.: "Flying cars are real! This book for young readers combines history, biography, technology, and humor in a breezy survey of hybrid vehicles and the dream of flight that kept inventors at work despite many failures and the dictates of common sense"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note: Ages 9-12.
1340 Lexile.
Subject: Flying automobiles > History > Juvenile literature.
Flying automobiles > Technological innovations > Juvenile literature.
Inventors > Biography > Juvenile literature.
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