How Does It Fly? Hot Air Balloon

Cover: How Does It Fly? Hot Air Balloon



Find out how these beautiful balloons float through the air and discover what makes them fly.


  • Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Dewey: 629
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs
  • Reinforced book (9781610800686): 8.25 x 8.25, 24 pages, © 2012
  • PDF (9781610800761): 24 pages, © 2012
  • Hosted ebook (9781610800761H): 24 pages, © 2012
  • Series: Community Connections
  • Subseries: How Does It Fly?


  • Lexile® Measure: 620
  • Guided Reading Level: N
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 146958
  • Accelerated Reader® Reading Level: 3.1
  • Accelerated Reader® Interest Level: LG
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • What Is a Hot Air Balloon?
  • Getting Off the Ground
  • Staying Up
  • Making a Landing
  • Glossary
  • Find Out More
  • Index
  • About the Author


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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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