Totally True Adventures-The $25,000 Flight : How Lindbergh Set a Daring Record
by Haskins Houran, Lori
Can Charles Lindbergh set a world record? Follow America s first superstar pilot in this high-flying Totally True Adventure.
In the 1920s, flying was brand new and very dangerous.
A $25,000 prize for the first flight from New York to Paris went unclaimed for years. Many teams tried. And many teams failed. Still, Charles Lindbergh felt he had a shot at the prize. He wasn t famous. He wasn t rich. But he was determined. He d cross the ocean in a tiny plane . . . and he d do it all by himself!
After you've read the story, don't miss the bonus content with extra facts, a timeline, and more 20th century history, geography, and science-tie-ins!"
Number of Pages: 112
Lexile Level: 510L
Publication Date: 2014-08-26
Publisher: Random House