Good-bye, Charles Lindbergh: based on a true story

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Publisher:
Margaret K. McElderry Books,
Pub. Date:
1998.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 3.7 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
640L
Description
In the spring of 1929, Charles Lindbergh, famous throughout the world for his 1927 solo flight across the Atlantic, set down his small biplane in a field near Canton, Mississippi. He frequently landed for the night in out-of-the way places to avoid admiring crowds. A farm boy saw the biplane land in a field and rode over to discover the pilot was, in fact, Lindbergh. This book is based on that true story, and the author interviewed the man who was that boy. In this evocative story, simply and graphically told, Louise Borden captures young Gil Wickstrom's wonder and excitement at meeting his hero and seeing him off the next morning. Thomas B. Allen has made lovely and technically accurate paintings that enhance this memorable adventure.
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ISBN:
9780689815362
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 3.7, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
640L
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Last Grouping Update 2018-04-28 04:52:14AM
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subject_facet Flight -- Juvenile fiction, Lindbergh, Charles A. -- (Charles Augustus), -- 1902-1974 -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Good-bye, Charles Lindbergh : based on a true story
title_full Good-bye, Charles Lindbergh : based on a true story / by Louise Borden ; illustrated by Thomas B. Allen
title_short Good-bye, Charles Lindbergh :
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