The Hudson Plane Landing

Martin Gitlin (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614786092

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This title examines an important historic event - the Hudson River plane landing. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the men who safely executed a water landing for US Airways Flight 1549, Captain Chesley Sullenberger and First Officer Jeffrey Skiles, passenger accounts from that day, air traffic controller Patrick Harten who handled the flight, the first confrontation between airplane and bird by Orville Wright, culling of Canada geese near New York's LaGuardia Airport, details of the landing in the Hudson River, the rescue, and the effects of this event on society. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web links, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. Essential Events is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Reading Level
Lexile
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
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DRA
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Genre
History Science & Technology Transportation
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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