Hit the Skies With Books About Flight

Have you ever wished you could fly? I've always been fascinated by things that take flight, from birds and bugs to kites and balloons. If you can't get enough of airplanes and other things that fly, check out the following books.

Planes can take you to many different places, but have you ever wondered what else they can do? Learn about different types of Airplanes (single-wing, biplane, "searching-from-the-sky plane") and the jobs they do in this rhyming book packed with super-detailed pictures.

What does a plane do and what sounds does it make? Explore planes with A Plane Goes Ka-zoom!, a quick and catchy rhyming picture book. Va-room!

Airplanes aren't the only way to fly! In Sebastian and the Balloon, Sebastian builds a giant hot air balloon out of Grandma's quilts to escape the summer doldrums.

Bessie Coleman was the first African-American woman to become a pilot—and it wasn't easy! She was unable to enroll in flight schools in the United States, so she moved to France to study aviation, or flying planes.

Violet the Pilot isn't the most popular girl at school, but she's an engineering genius with a flair for homemade flying machines. Violet wants to prove her skills to the neighbors, but suddenly she spots kids in need of rescue. Will Violet save the kids, or strut her stuff in the Air Show?

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