Lighter Than Air

Lighter Than Air

Sophie Blanchard, the First Woman Pilot

Book - 2017
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Shares the life of the first female to work as a professional balloonist, making more than sixty ascents until 1819, she became the first woman to die in an aviation accident.
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2017
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780763677329
0763677329
Branch Call Number: E SMITH
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Additional Contributors: Tavares, Matt - Illustrator

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ArapahoeMollie Feb 22, 2018

Sophie Blanchard popped onto the scene as the first female professional hot air balloonist.

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ArapahoeStaff2 May 14, 2017

I really enjoyed this one! The illustrations were fun and the text was very informative. I thought that the author's message of this mighty woman echoed throughout each page of the text. Great for a read aloud or a child fascinated with things that go in the air!


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ArapahoeStaff2 May 14, 2017

I really enjoyed this one! The illustrations were fun and the text was very informative. I thought that the author's message of this mighty woman echoed throughout each page of the text. Great for a read aloud or a child fascinated with things that go in the air!

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