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Queen Bess
Queen Bess
Written by Doris L. Rich
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781560986188
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Queen Bess
Daredevil Aviator
Written by Doris L. Rich


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: May 17, 1995
Price: $16.95

Here is the brief but intense life of Bessie Coleman, America's first African American woman aviator. Born in 1892 in Atlanta, Texas, she became known as “Queen Bess,” a barnstormer and flying-circus performer who defied the strictures of race, sex, and society in pursuit of a dream. Read more >
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Transatlantic Liners

Written by J. Layton


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

Prior to air travel there was only one way to cross the Atlantic: by ship. By the late nineteenth century, steam ships dominated the transatlantic passenger trade, growing exponentially in size as maritime technology improved and as more immigrants poured from Europe into the New World. As the liners got bigger... Read more >
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Traffic
Traffic
Written by Tom Vanderbilt, Read by David Slavin
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739370339
Our Price: $15.00

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Traffic
Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us)
Written by Tom Vanderbilt
Read by David Slavin


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 29, 2008
Price: $15.00

Driving is a fact of life. We are all spending more and more time on the road, and traffic is an issue we face everyday. This audiobook will make you think about it in a whole new light.

We have always had a passion for cars and driving. Now Traffic offers us... Read more >
Birdmen, Batmen, and Skyflyers
Birdmen, Batmen, and Skyflyers
Written by Michael Abrams
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307419903
Our Price: $11.99
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Birdmen, Batmen, and Skyflyers
Wingsuits and the Pioneers Who Flew in Them, Fell in Them, and Perfected Them
Written by Michael Abrams


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

The Wright Brothers were wimps.

Or so you might think after reading this account of their unsung but even more daring rivals—the men and women who strapped wings to their backs and took to the sky. If only for a few seconds.

People have been dying to fly, quite literally, since the... Read more >
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The Golden Age of Air Travel
The Golden Age of Air Travel
Written by Nina Hadaway
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812234
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The Golden Age of Air Travel

Written by Nina Hadaway


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $12.95

Air travel has always held a strong allure for many. Today, low-cost, no-frill airlines enable lots of people to fly easily and to visit different countries around the world. For much of its history, however, air travel was only available to the wealthy. This book explores the golden age of air... Read more >
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Route 66
Route 66
Written by David Knudson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811329
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Route 66

Written by David Knudson


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $9.95

As early as 1916 - just eight years after Henry Ford's Model T revolutionized the automobile industry - Congress embarked on legislation that would link America's major cities by highway. But it wasn't until 1925 that the government began executing its plan for national highway construction. In summer 1926, Route 66... Read more >
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Steamboats
Steamboats
Written by Sara Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811411
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Steamboats
Icons of America's Rivers
Written by Sara Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $9.95

Paddlewheel riverboat, showboat, sternwheeler, steamboat: call it what you will, but the steamboat revolutionized travel in the 1800s, an era in which young boys dreamed of becoming river pilots and Mark Twain forever memorialized the "Delta Queens" that travelled up and down the Mississippi River. Steamboat enthusiast Sara Wright provides a... Read more >
The Model T Ford
The Model T Ford
Written by Jonathan Wood
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747804321
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The Model T Ford

Written by Jonathan Wood


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $11.95

With 16.5 million built between 1908 and 1927, the Model T Ford was, until overtaken in the 1970s by the Volkswagen Beetle, the most popular car in automotive history. Mass-produced in America and around the globe, such was the Model T's market penetration and value-for-money that in 1921 Henry Ford's deceptively... Read more >
The Flying Scotsman
The Flying Scotsman
Written by Bob Gwynne
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807704
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The Flying Scotsman

Written by Bob Gwynne


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: April 20, 2010
Price: $12.95

Flying Scotsman is probably the most famous railway locomotive in the world. When it was new in 1923 it caused a sensation for its beauty and its speed, and the engine found itself at the center of media attention that continued throughout the decade and made it a household name -... Read more >
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Railway Posters
Railway Posters
Written by Lorna Frost
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810841
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Railway Posters

Written by Lorna Frost


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $12.95

Railway posters have a huge appeal to the modern audience, but just what is it that appeals to us? Enduring images of iconic locomotives, bathing beauties and characters such as Sunny South Sam are testament to the persuasive power of the railway company marketing departments established in the late nineteenth century... Read more >
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