Bibliography
Level 6 Unit 13
Theme: Careers: Air Navigation
 

EASY


Ruth Law Thrills a Nation
by Don Brown
A 1916 attempt to fly from
Chicago to New York in a day.
Up in the Air: The Story of
Bessie Coleman
by Philip S. Hart
The first African American
female pilot.
 

AVERAGE


Chuck Yeager: The Man Who
Broke the Sound Barrier
by Nancy Smiler Levinson
The first pilot to fly faster than
sound.
Strange and Wonderful
Aircraft
by Harvey Weiss
The folklore and science of flight,
from Daedalus to Mariner II.
 

CHALLENGING


Black Eagles: African
Americans in Aviation
by Jim Haskins
African American pioneers in
aviation.
The Wright Brothers: How
They Invented the Airplane
by Russell Freedman
The story of Orville and Wilbur
Wright and their invention.

 

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