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The Resource A voyage in the clouds : the (mostly) true story of the first international flight by balloon in 1785, Matthew Olshan ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall

A voyage in the clouds : the (mostly) true story of the first international flight by balloon in 1785, Matthew Olshan ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall

Label
A voyage in the clouds : the (mostly) true story of the first international flight by balloon in 1785
Title
A voyage in the clouds
Title remainder
the (mostly) true story of the first international flight by balloon in 1785
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Olshan ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A picture book inspired by the true story of how the first international flight was an Englishman and a French man who rode in a balloon across the English Channel"--
  • Dr. John Jeffries and his pilot, Jean-Pierre Blanchard, each want to be the first man to fly from one country to another, across the English Channel. There's only one problem: they can't stand each other! Inspired by the true story of the first international flight
Summary
"A picture book inspired by the true story of how the first international flight was an Englishman and a French man who rode in a balloon across the English Channel"--
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book, 2016.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2017
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Awards note
American Library Association Notable Children's Book: Middle Readers; 217.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10540803
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Olshan, Matthew
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Elementary Grade
  • 570
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
  • PZ7.O51788
  • PS3615.L732
LC item number
  • Vo 2016
  • V69 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
570
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 0
  • 3
Reading level
3.4.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Blackall, Sophie
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jeffries, John
  • Blanchard, Jean-Pierre
  • Jeffries, John
  • Blanchard, Jean-Pierre
  • Blanchard, Jean-Pierre
  • Jeffries, John
  • Ballooning
  • Hot air balloons
  • Balloon ascensions
  • Hot air balloons
  • Ballooning
Target audience
primary
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the (mostly) true story of the first international flight by balloon in 1785
Label
A voyage in the clouds : the (mostly) true story of the first international flight by balloon in 1785, Matthew Olshan ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/549/9780374329549/image/lgcover.9780374329549.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Margaret Ferguson books."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn928489020
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780374329549
Lccn
2015036614
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)928489020
Label
A voyage in the clouds : the (mostly) true story of the first international flight by balloon in 1785, Matthew Olshan ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/549/9780374329549/image/lgcover.9780374329549.jpg
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Margaret Ferguson books."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn928489020
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780374329549
Lccn
2015036614
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)928489020

Library Locations

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