Ardley, N., Reader's Digest (1995).
How Things Work
. London, Dorling Kindersley Limited.
A book of activities to demonstrate different concepts in physics. Provides three different activities involving the concepts of flight.
Baker, W. & Haslam, A. (1994).
Make it work! Machines
. New York: Scholastic.
How to build 'things that go.' Shows how to create a working model of an airplane and other machines which can be used to explore how propellers work.
Breckenridge, J. (1993).
Simple physic experiments with everyday materials
. New York: Sterling.
Shows how to explore physics concepts using the materials that can be found around the home.
Graham, J. (2001).
Hands-on science: Forces and motion
. New York: Kingfisher.
Explores all kinds of forces and motion complete with colorful photographs.
Jefferis, D. (1994).
Timelines flight: Fliers and flying machines
. New York: Franklin Watts.
An excellent history of the flying machine complete with explanations about the technological and scientific advances that made flight and flight advancement possible.
Lafferty, P. (1992).
Eyewitness science: Force and motion
. New York: Dorling-Kindersley.
An explanation of how and why things move. Contains many colorful photographs with detailed captions.
Maestro, B. (1996).
Coming to America: The story of immigration
. New York: Scholastic Inc.
This children's picture book explores the evolving history of immigration in he United States.
Parker, S. (1995).
What if: Planes
. Connecticut: Copper Beech.
An entertaining look at flight asking all the questions that kids wonder about. Entertaining drawings to demonstrate what would happen if plane designs were altered.
Potter, J. (1995).
Science in seconds for kids
. New York: John Wiley.
A kid-friendly approach to learning scientific concepts.
Rowland-Entwistle, T. (1988).
Children of history: Wilbur and Orville Wright
. Freeport, Long Island: Marshall Cavendish Corporation.
The lives of the Wright brothers as they grew up through their flying years.
Yep, L. (1975).
. New York: Scholastic.
A novel following a young Chinese boy and his father as they struggle to assimilate with American culture. They begin a correspondence with the Wright brothers and work to build their own flying machine.
Ying-Hui Wu, D. & Dao-Sheng Tung, J. (1993).
Coming to America: The Chinese-American experience.
Brookfield, Connecticut: The Millbrook Press.
Traces the history of Chinese immigration to the United States, discussing why they emigrated, their problems in a new land, and that contributions to American culture.