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Author Glass, Andrew, 1949- author.

Title Flying cars : the true story / by Andrew Glass.

Publication Info. New York : Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2015]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Nettels Non-Fiction  629.04 Gla    ---  Available
Description pages cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Flying cars are real! This book for young readers combines history, biography, technology, and humor in a breezy survey of hybrid vehicles and the dream of flight that kept inventors at work despite many failures and the dictates of common sense"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Ages 9-12.
Contents First, the dream -- Gustave Whitehead's condor -- Trajan Vuia's aeroplane-automobile -- Glenn Curtiss's autoplane -- Felix Longobardi's combination vehicle -- Henry Ford's flying flivver -- Waldo Waterman's arrowbile -- Harold Pitcairn's autogyro -- Joseph Gwinn's aircar -- R. Buckminster Fuller's dymaxion omnidirectional human transport -- William Bushnell Stout's skycar -- Theodore P. hall's convaircar -- Robert fulton's airphibian -- Daniel zuck's plane-mobile -- Moulton b. taylor's aerocar -- Into the future.
Subject Flying automobiles -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Flying automobiles -- Technological innovations -- Juvenile literature.
Inventors -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9780618984824 (hardcover)
0618984828 (hardcover)

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