Airplanes

 
Cover: Airplanes
 
 

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Summary

Did you know that a jet engine can be made of as many as 25,000 different parts and that those parts come from suppliers around the world? Read this book to find out more about airplanes, how they are manufactured, and how they help make our 21st century global economy possible.

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Leveling

  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 120808
  • Accelerated Reader® Reading Level: 6.4
  • Accelerated Reader® Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 1.0

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • The Wright Place to Begin
  • From Flyer to Dreamliner
  • Wings and Things
  • People, Places, and Planes
  • Future Flight and You
  • Map
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index
  • About the Author

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Contributors

Author: Nancy Robinson Masters

Nancy Robinson Masters has been wearing jeans all of her life. Nancy grew up on a cotton farm in West Texas where she learned to drive a tractor before she learned to drive a car. She is an award-winning author of 18 books and hundreds of stories and articles. “That old tractor started me on journeys that have taken me around the world. Everywhere I’ve been, including Antarctica as a guest of the National Science foundation, I’ve met people wearing jeans!”

 

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