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Eddie Rickenbacker : boy pilot and racer / written by Kathryn Cleven Sisson ; illustrated by Cathy Morrison.

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  • ISBN: 1882859359 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781882859351 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (106 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: Carmel, IN : Patria Press, [2003]

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General Note: "Originally published by the Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1974, in the Childhood of Famous Americans Series"--T.p. verso.
Formatted Contents Note: Table of Contents; Look Out Eddie! 1; Using His Head 10; Secondhand Clothes for School 16; Daily Mixture of Work and Fun 25; The Circus Parade 34; Pushmobile Racers 42; Torchlight Parade for a President 49; No Lightning but Still Alive 57; Young Head of the Family 64; From Mechanic to Auto Racer 72; Speed King in Auto Racing 81; Flying Ace in World War I 91; What Happened Next? 103; When Eddie Rickenbacker Lived 104; Fun Facts About Eddie Rickenbacker 105; About the Author 106.
Summary, etc.: A biography of an automobile racer and pilot who contributed a great deal towards the growth of military and commercial aviation in the United States.
Target Audience Note: 760 Lexile.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973 > Childhood and youth > Juvenile literature.
Air pilots, Military > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973.
Air pilots, Military.
Automobile racing drivers.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Biography & Autobiography > General.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Technology > Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science.
Genre: Electronic books.

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