The Kite That Bridged Two Nations

The Kite That Bridged Two Nations

Homan Walsh and the First Niagara Suspension Bridge

Book - 2013
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Based on actual events, tells the story of Homan Walsh, who dreamed of flying his kite across the wide Niagara
Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlighs, [2013]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781590789384
1590789385
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Widener, Terry - Illustrator

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LMcShaneCLE Nov 07, 2015

This story reminds us that before aviation - bridge builders had to consider novel ways to span a chasm. The contest related in this book actually happened. Share this book with a sharp mind - a future engineer - who may solve the problems we face today.

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