How People Learned to Fly

How People Learned to Fly Cover

How People Learned to Fly

By Fran Hodgkins; True Kelley (Illustrator)

Collins Publishers, Hardcover, 9780060295585, 33pp.

Publication Date: October 16, 2007

Description

People have taken dangerous risks trying to fly. Some inventors built wings for their arms and flapped them like birds. Others tried to fly with balloons or tried to glide with the wind. This book describes the creative, fascinating, and wacky experiments that people tried before the airplane was invented.

This is a Stage 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades. Let's-Read-And-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

Supports the Common Core Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards.



About the Author
Fran Hodgkins is the author of numerous children s books, including Andre the Famous Harbor Seal and How People Learned to Fly. She lives in Rockport, Maine.

True Kelley has illustrated many favorite books for children in her fun-filled watercolor style, including several in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. She and the author previously collaborated on What Makes a Magnet? and What the Moon is Like?

True Kelley lives in Warner, New Hampshire.