Flight: the journey of Charles Lindbergh

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Putnam & Grosset, Jan 1, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 32 pages
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Describes how Charles Lindbergh achieved the remarkable feat of flying nonstop and solo from New York to Paris in 1927.

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User Review  - matthewbloome - LibraryThing

There are few books that could parallel this for its portrayal of Lindbergh Transatlanic flight. This is the best work I've read by Burleigh with the exception maybe of Night Flight about Amelia Earhart's similar accomplishment. This truly is a wonderful book. Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl - Goodreads

The story is well told with interesting details of Charles Lindburgh's trans-Atlantic flight (he left his parachute and radio behind?) The illustrations show different perspectives like what the ... Read full review


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About the author (1997)

Robert Burleigh is the award-winning author of many books for children, including, "Hoops", a SLJ Best Book of the Year and a Booklist Editor's Choice, "Lookin' for Bird in the Big City" which received the New York Society Library Award for the best children's book of the year, and "Toulouse-Lautrec: The Moulin Rouge and the City of Light" which was an ALA Notable Book. His many other books include "Stealing Home", "Clang! Clang! Beep! Beep!" and "By My Brother's Side", for which he was a contributing author. He lives in Michigan.

Mike Wimmer has illustrated many books for children, including "Home Run: The Story of Babe Ruth" by Robert Burleigh, which was named an ALA Notable Children's Book and was called a "grand slam" in a starred review in "Publisher's Weekly. "He also illustrated" Flight: The Journey of Charles Lindbergh" by Robert Burleigh, which received the Orbis Pictus Award for nonfiction. He lives in Oklahoma with his family.