Hot Air

Hot Air

The Mostly True Story of the First Hot-air Balloon Ride

Book - 2005
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The first "manned" hot-air balloon is about to take off! But what are those noises coming from the basket?
Based on the (POSSIBLY) true report of a day in 1783, this si the story of (PERHAPS) the bravest collection of flyers the world has ever seen, as (SORT OF) told to Marjorie Priceman.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2005.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780689826429
0689826427
Call Number: PRICEMAN
Characteristics: p. ; cm.
Subjects: Montgolfier, Jacques-Etienne, 1745-1799 -- Juvenile fiction.
Montgolfier, Joseph-Michel, 1740-1810 -- Juvenile fiction.
Balloon ascensions -- France -- Versailles -- History -- Juvenile fiction.

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LMcShaneCLE Nov 09, 2015

I can see parents using this book to prompt exploration on history of balloons - properties of gases, and more. It's a fun topic for all ages.

akunzeman Mar 09, 2011

Homeschoolers can find a great free lapbook for this book at http://www.homeschoolshare.com/hot_air.php

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