Milestones of Flight: From Hot-Air Balloons to SpaceShipOne (Hardcover)

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About the Author


Tim Grove is Chief of Museum Learning at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. He has written a number of exhibition and website components for young people, including Web activities. His children’s newspaper insert about the Lewis and Clark expedition for Newspapers in Education was distributed nationally. Grove lives in Falls Church, Virginia.


The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC, maintains the largest collection of historic air- and spacecraft in the world, including the plane Chicago and a copy of First Lieutenant Leslie Arnold’s journal.

Praise For…


"A handsomely produced survey that should be popular with readers who have their eyes on the skies."

— School Library Journal

"Period photographs, illustrations, and documents complement a crisply written and informative look at the past and present of flight, with glimpses of its future."

— Publishers Weekly

"Profusely illustrated with objects from the Smithsonian's collection, "Milestones of Flight" provides a truly inspiring survey of America's contributions to aviation."

— Midwest Book Review

"Appealing to browsers and reluctant readers."

— School Library Connection


Product Details
ISBN: 9781419720031
ISBN-10: 1419720031
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date: June 28th, 2016
Pages: 112
Language: English

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