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Author Smith, Matthew Clark, 1982- author.
Title Lighter than air : Sophie Blanchard, the first woman pilot / Matthew Clark Smith ; illustrated by Matt Tavares.
Pub Info Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2017.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 92 BLANCHARD     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J BIOGRAPHY 920 Blanchard     AVAILABLE
 Nantucket-Childrens  J 92 BLANCHARD     AVAILABLE
 Truro-Childrens Coll.  J 92 BLA     AVAILABLE
 Wellfleet-Children's Area  J BIOGRAPHY Blanchard     AVAILABLE
 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J 629.13 SMI     AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Descript 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Audience 790L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader LG 4.4 0.5 0.5 188184
Summary Shares the life of the first female to work as a professional balloonist, making more than sixty ascents until 1819, she became the first woman to die in an aviation accident.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Blanchard, Marie-Madeleine-Sophie Armand, 1778-1819 -- Juvenile literature.
Blanchard, Marie-Madeleine-Sophie Armand, 1778-1819.
Women balloonists -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Balloonists -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Balloonists.
France -- History -- 18th century.
Women -- Biography.
France -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Tavares, Matt, illustrator.
ISBN 0763677329
9780763677329
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