Hot Air

Hot Air

The (mostly) True Story of the First Hot-air Balloon Ride

Book - 2005
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The first "manned" hot-air balloon is about to take off! But what are those noises coming from the basket?
Based on the (POSSIBLY) true report of a day in 1783, this si the story of (PERHAPS) the bravest collection of flyers the world has ever seen, as (SORT OF) told to Marjorie Priceman.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2005
ISBN: 9780689826429
Branch Call Number: JE PRI
Characteristics: [36] p. : col. ill. ; 32 cm


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LMcShaneCLE Nov 09, 2015

I can see parents using this book to prompt exploration on history of balloons - properties of gases, and more. It's a fun topic for all ages.

akunzeman Mar 09, 2011

Homeschoolers can find a great free lapbook for this book at

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