Everything Goes: In the Air

Everything Goes: In the Air

This book starts out as comic book, following a little boy and his parents as they head to the airport. Sporadic speech bubbles of busy travelers provide most of the book’s text. Readers learn about the history of planes, the Wright brothers, and old planes called biplanes. Hot air balloons are also found in the air and are featured in this book. There are lots of different planes with different purposes that children will learn about in Everything Goes: In the Air...

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The Game of Love and Death

The Game of Love and Death

Love and Death are two immortal, personified characters whose game selects two players with only one possible outcome: love or death. Both Love and Death are allowed to manipulate circumstances in this game, but cannot interfere with the two selected players themselves. In this game, Love and Death have selected Flora, a lower class orphaned black girl who sings Jazz at her late parent's nightclub but dreams to fly airplanes, and Henry, an also orphaned middle class white boy who has everything going in his favor with school and sports. When Flora and Henry meet, they fall instantly into a love deeper than they could imagine...

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How to Eat an Airplane

How to Eat an Airplane

How to Eat an Airplane explains the proper way to go about eating such an enormous object. It explains that guest should be invited with first class tickets. There are also instructions of what parts of the plane to serve for different courses. It also gives suggestions for conversation starters in case anyone is too busy eating and forgets to talk to other guests...

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The Somewhat True Adventures of Sammy Shine

The Somewhat True Adventures of Sammy Shine

Jimmy has built a flight-ready, small aircraft, and he’s itching for a test pilot. So, he steals Hanks’ pet mouse, Sammy Shine. But the launch goes awry when Jimmy accidentally destroys the plane’s remote. Sammy takes over the controls, but he eventually crashes inside the wild Great Woods. Once there, Sammy meets a mouse clan and their friendly leader, Osmund. Osmund believes Sammy is magical because of his airplane...

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Special Delivery

Special Delivery

As everyone should know, you can’t just drop an elephant in the mailbox—you have to go to the post office. Sadie is determined to mail an elephant to her Great-Aunt Josephine who Sadie feels is lonely and “could really use the company”. It takes a lot of stamps to send something so fragile in the mail so Sadie decides to find another way. It takes borrowing an airplane, being guided by an alligator, riding a train, and spending some time with bandits..

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