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Jet plane : how it works / David Macaulay with Sheila Keenan.

Macaulay, David, (author,, illustrator.). Keenan, Sheila, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library J 629.1333 MAC 000151461 Children's Library -- Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781626722101
  • ISBN: 1626722102
  • Physical Description: 28, 4 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.; 2015.
  • Publisher: New York : RB, Roaring Brook Press : 2015.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page [32]) and index.
Summary, etc.:
It weighs as much as 100 elephants, but it can fly for hours. How does a jet do that? From the engine that provides the power and wings that lift the plane off the ground to the cockpit controls and passenger cabin, see how these modern marvels work and what makes them stay in the air. Introduces young readers to the mechanical science of jet planes that recreates an airplane ride while explaining how powerful engines, specially designed wings, and cockpit controls work together to enable a jet's flight.
Target Audience Note:
560 Lexile.
Subject: Jet planes > Juvenile literature.
Airplanes > Juvenile literature.
Aeronautics > Juvenile literature.
Airports > Juvenile literature.
Air travel > Juvenile literature.