How Does It Fly? Blimp

Cover: How Does It Fly? Blimp



Blimps were once a popular form of transportation. Find out how they work and why they are not so common anymore.


  • Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Dewey: 629.133'27--dc22
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs
  • Reinforced book (9781610800716): 8.25 x 8.25, 24 pages, © 2012
  • PDF (9781610800792): 24 pages, © 2012
  • Hosted ebook (9781610800792H): 24 pages, © 2012
  • Series: Community Connections
  • Subseries: How Does It Fly?


  • Lexile® Measure: 630
  • Guided Reading Level: N
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 146953
  • Accelerated Reader® Reading Level: 3.1
  • Accelerated Reader® Interest Level: LG
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • Lighter Than Air
  • Parts of a Blimp
  • Controlling a Blimp
  • How Blimps Are Used
  • Glossary
  • Find Out More
  • Index
  • About the Author


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Author: Sharon Nittinger

Sharon Nittinger never gave much thought to roads until she met her husband, Bill. Bill and his father, Bob, have more than more than 35 years of combined experience working for Dynapac, USA, a construction equipment manufacturer. Sharon has two children and turns to books to answer the questions they ask her.


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