The Airport Book

Follow a family and the youngest member s favorite sock monkey through all the inner and outer workings of an airport n nIn a book that is as intriguing as it is useful and entertaining, we follow a family on its way through the complexities of a modern day airport From checking bags and watching th


The twin jet plane en route to Denver from Hong Kong is merely a green radar blip half an hour off the California coast when the call comes through to air traffic control n n Socal Approach, this is TransPacific 545 We have an emergency The pilot requests priority clearance to land then comes th

Code Name Verity

Oct 11th, 1943 A British spy plane crashes in Nazi occupied France Its pilot and passenger are best friends One of the girls has a chance at survival The other has lost the game before it s barely begun n nWhen Verity is arrested by the Gestapo, she s sure she doesn t stand a chance As a se

The Wright Brothers

Librarian s note An alternate cover edition can be found here n nTwo time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic story behind the story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly Wilbur and Orville Wright.On a winter day in 1903, in the Outer Banks of Nor

Planes Fly!

From the author of Trucks Roll , an up in the clouds exploration of all things airplane.World s mighty bigbut there s just one skyand it s yours to travel.Planes fly Take to the skies with this fun, rhyming book about all that planes do From jet planes to puddle jumpers, from the cockpit to the ru


Ida Mae Jones dreams of flight Her daddy was a pilot and being black didn t stop him from fulfilling his dreams But her daddy s gone now, and being a woman, and being black, are two strikes against her When America enters the war with Germany and Japan, the Army creates the WASP, the Women Airfor