Up & Down: The Adventures of John Jeffries, First American to Fly
The incomparable Don Brown chronicles the ballooning misadventures of JohnJeffries, scientist and aviation pioneer.
Endnote. Bibliography. Quotation sources. Author’s note. Full-color illustrations done in oil-base pencil and watercolor.
JLG Release: Sep 2018
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11" x 8 1/2"
Level 5.3; Points: 0.5;
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 5.6; Points: 3;
Potentially Sensitive Areas
John Jeffries (1745–1819), Balloonists, Jean-Pierre Blanchard (1753–1809), Boston, Massachusetts, History of ballooning, History of meteorology research, Physicians, Britain, France, English Channel,