Up & Down: The Adventures of John Jeffries, First American to Fly
Up & Down: The Adventures of John Jeffries, First American to Fly
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Up & Down: The Adventures of John Jeffries, First American to Fly

Written and illustrated by Don Brown
Published by Charlesbridge
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Swept up by the European ballooning craze of the 1780s, Dr. John Jeffries longed to become the first person to fly across the English Channel. But first he had to outwit a rascally co-pilot, keep the balloon from bursting, and avoid crashing into the sea. The good doctor’s quick-thinking solutions will surprise young readers—and keep them giggling when “lightening the load” is a relief in more ways than one. Don Brown tells this quirky true story with his usual accuracy and heart.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781580898126
    Publication Date
    June 12, 2018
    Page Count
    40
    Words Per Page
    47
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    6 - 9 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2017012706
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1580898122
    Lexile® Level
    860L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~T
    ATOS® Book Level
    5.3
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    196942
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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