By Mary Ann McCabe Riehle,David Craig

do you know that helicopters can fly ahead, backward, and side-to-side? Or that the wingspan of a jumbo jet is nearly two times so long as the gap of the Wright Brothers' first flight? in view that recorded time, guy has appeared to the sky and dreamed of the way to fly there. A is for aircraft: An Aviation Alphabet celebrates the roots, innovations, and spirit of the technology of flight. younger readers will find out about well-known occasions similar to the Spirit of St. Louis's nonstop flight around the Atlantic Ocean and the release of Columbia STS-1 (the first area shuttle), in addition to meet brave aviators who broke limitations within the air and on the earth just like the Tuskegee Airmen and Amelia Earhart. airplane of all types, together with massive airships, wind-dependent gliders, and awe-inspiring F-16s, are depicted in astounding art. the honor of flight is dropped at lovely life.As a instructor, dad or mum, and released writer Mary Ann McCabe Riehle has inspired younger scholars and adults to stick to their desires and inform their tales. A is for Aviation is her 3rd kid's booklet. A featured writer and speaker at a number of studying and writing meetings, Mary Ann lives in Dexter, Michigan. David Craig is an avid heritage buff and his amazing ability at depicting ancient occasions and other people has resulted in varied initiatives together with collector's plates and a millennial champagne label. His kid's publication, First to Fly, the tale of the Wright Brothers, gained the inaugural James Madison e-book Award. David lives in Mississauga, Ontario.

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