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Author Pierce, Alan, 1966-
Title Breaking the sound barrier / by Alan Pierce.
Pub Info Edina, Minn. : ABDO & Daughters, c2005.
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book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Provincetown-Children's  J 629.132 Pie     AVAILABLE
Descript 48 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Series American moments
American moments.
Audience 910L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.4 1 1 82108
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [45]) and index.
Contents Shattering the sound barrier -- Speed of sound -- Faster and faster -- Speeding toward war -- Drawing board -- X-1 -- Chuck Yeager -- Mach 1.06 -- Supersonic world.
Summary Traces the development of supersonic aerodynamics and the breaking of the sound barrier.
Subject Aerodynamics, Supersonic -- Juvenile literature.
Supersonic planes -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Supersonic planes -- History.
ISBN 9781591977308 (hbk.) : $25.65
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