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Scamper and the Airplane Thief

by Danielle Marcotte, illustrated by Paul Roux
edition: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: aviation

When a student at the flight school runs away with the little Luscombe 8f for a joyride, it is up to the small training plane to show courage, determination, and quick thinking to save the day. In Scamper and the Airplane Thief, our small seaplane will introduce the reader to flight’s dos and don’ts through the pilot’s actions. Learn the basi …

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Space Adventurer's Guide, The

Your Passport to the Coolest Things to See and Do in the Universe

by Peter McMahon, illustrated by Josh Holinaty
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: aeronautics, astronautics & space science, aviation, travel

It's not just astronauts who get to travel into space anymore. Forward-thinking entrepreneurs have now made space flight a reality for adventure-seekers of all kinds. And just in time, here's a travel guide for kids to plan their own out-of-this-world journeys. Eight potential space vacations are described, one per chapter, complete with informatio …

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L' hiver au Canada : Les machines

by Nicole Mortillaro
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: railroads & trains, aviation, machinery & tools

 

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Seulement des machines extrêmement puissantes peuvent affronter l'hiver canadien. Dans ce livre, les enfants découvriront la machinerie spécifiquement conçue pour traverser les hivers glaciaux du Canada. De l'information sur les zambonis, les chasse-neige ferroviaires, les motoneiges, les canons à neige, et p …

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Planes

by Nicholle Carriere & Super Explorers
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: aviation, how things work-are made

The Super Explorers want to show you the planes of the world, from biplanes and passenger jets to stealth aircraft and drones. • The Wright Flyer was the first powered aircraft to fly • The Spirit of St. Louis was the first plane to fly nonstop across the Atlantic Ocean • The Gossamer Albatross is powered by a person pedaling a bike • Some …

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McCurdy and the Silver Dart

A Novel

by Les Harding
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 15
  • Grade: 4 to 10
tagged: aviation, native canadian, science & technology

McCurdy and the Silver Dart recounts the thrilling story of J. A. McCurdy, Canada’s aviation pioneer. Born in Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Douglas McCurdy had a unique childhood during which he assisted world-famous scientist and inventor, Alexander Graham Bell in fascinating and frequently dangerous experiments conducted with kites and airplanes. He wa …

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Hovering Helicopters

by Aloian
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 7
  • Grade: 2
tagged: aviation

Engaging photographs and easy-to-read text combine to give young readers a close-up look at different kinds of helicopters. Hovering Helicopters describes the way a helicopter operates, different kinds of helicopters, and how these amazing machines can go places and do things that other vehicles cannot.

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High-flying Airplanes

by Miller
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 7
  • Grade: 2
tagged: aviation

Children’s imaginations will soar as they learn about different kinds of airplanes including jumbo jets, seaplanes, and stunt planes. This dynamic new book also describes the basic parts and functions of various airplanes.

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