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First flight around the world : the adventures of the American fliers who won the race / by Tim Grove.

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  • 7 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Jay County Public Library - Portland J910.41 G883 (Text) 76383000440134 Junior Non-Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781419714825 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1419714821 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: vi, 88 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2015.

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General Note: "Published in association with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 85) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Journey of the world flight map -- The journey begins -- Planning the trip -- Fierce winds in Alaska -- Disaster on the mountain -- First across the Pacific -- Colorful Japan -- Mechanical trouble in Indochina -- The heat of India -- A grand welcome in Paris -- Meeting royalty in Great Britain -- Plane in danger -- Icebergs and fog -- The welcoming crowds of North America -- Journey's end.
Summary, etc.: " In 1924 the U.S. Army sent eight young men on a bold attempt to be the first to circumnavigate the globe by flight. Men from five other countries--Great Britain, France, Portugal, Italy, and Argentina--had the same goal, and so the quest became a race. Who would win?"--Jacket.
An account of the 1924 race between six nations to be the first to circumnavigate the globe by airplane describes the efforts of the U.S. team as they struggled to overcome limited technology, dangerous weather, and unfamiliar cultures.
Subject: Flights around the world > Juvenile literature.
Flights around the world > Pictorial works.
United States. Army. Air Corps > Juvenile literature.
World records > Juvenile literature.
United States. Army. Air Corps.
Flights around the world.
World records.

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