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Eddie Rickenbacker: Boy Pilot And Racer (young Patriots Series)

Eddie Rickenbacker Boy Pilot And Racer

Patria Press, Inc


MPN: FBA-|322969
ISBN: 1882859138
Author: Kathryn Cleven Sisson

Brief summary:

A biography of an automobile racer and pilot who contributed a great deal towards the growth of military and commercial aviation in the United States.
My kids want to reveal to you this excellent children's book called Eddie Rickenbacker: Boy Pilot And Racer (young Patriots Series), boy pilot and racer. Written by Kathryn Cleven Sisson and the publisher is Patria Press, Inc. This book went on sale in April of 2003. The child's book has 120 pages and it is full of black and white pictures. Originally published by the Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1974, in the Childhood of Famous Americans Series. The children's book is 5.51"H x 8.46"L x 0.24"W and it has a weight of 0.34 lbs.

Globe War I flying ace, winner of the Medal of Honor, and racecar driver Eddie Rickenbacker was an adventurous boy who first attempted flight by riding his bicycle off the roof while holding an umbrella. He worked hard to support support his family, but discovered time to develop a “ pushmobile,” encounter a thrilling ride in a horseless carriage, and come face-to-face using a moving train. Young readers will gasp as he rides a runaway mining cart that jumps the tracks and cheer at Eddie's very first auto racing victory. Included are fun facts about Eddie Rickenbacker's life and also the America he grew up in. The son of Swiss immigrants, young Eddie grew up within the Midwest inside the early 20th century.



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