Cromwell Dixon's Sky Cycle

Book Cover
Average Rating
Author:
Publisher:
G.P. Putnam's Sons,
Pub. Date:
2009.
Language:
English
Description
In the years and decades following the Wright Brothers' famous first flight, an obsession with aviation gripped the nation. Thousands caught the bug. In an era of innovation and invention, scores of people pursued their own personal dreams of building a flying machine, and many did so right in their own backyards. Few stories, though, are as remarkable as that of Cromwell Dixon, a fourteen-year-old boy who successfully designed, built and flew what he dubbed his "Sky-Cycle" - literally a flying bicycle, that he could fully steer, and that he flew thousands of feet in the air.
More Details
ISBN:
9780399250415
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 47d65bc7-8992-d415-21e7-898f1652bf39
full_title cromwell dixon s sky cycle
author nez john a
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-10-01 04:59:55AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Nez, John A.
author_display Nez, John A
available_at_arlington Central, Glencarlyn
collection_arlington Kids Picture Books
detailed_location_arlington Central Kids Picture Books, Glencarlyn Kids Picture Books
display_description In 1907 Columbus, Ohio, fourteen-year-old Cromwell Dixon, aided by his mother, begins building the flying bicycle he has invented to enter in the St. Louis Air Ship Carnival. Includes facts about Dixon's life as an aviation pioneer.
format_arlington Book
format_category_arlington Books
id 47d65bc7-8992-d415-21e7-898f1652bf39
isbn 9780399250415
item_details ils:.b13189876|.i14130099|Central Kids Picture Books|JP NEZ|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Sep 30, 2017|cjfp||, ils:.b13189876|.i14130105|Glencarlyn Kids Picture Books|JP NEZ|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Jun 21, 2017|gjfp||
itype_arlington Hardback
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington JP NEZ
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover
owning_location_arlington Central, Glencarlyn
primary_isbn 9780399250415
publishDate 2009
record_details ils:.b13189876|Book|Books||English|G.P. Putnam's Sons,|2009.|1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_arlington ils:.b13189876|.i14130099|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999|||, ils:.b13189876|.i14130105|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999|||
subject_facet Aeronautics -- History -- Fiction, Air pilots -- Fiction, Flight -- Fiction, Flying machines -- Fiction, Inventors -- Fiction, Picture books
title_display Cromwell Dixon's Sky Cycle
title_full Cromwell Dixon's Sky Cycle / John Abbott Nez
title_short Cromwell Dixon's Sky Cycle