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Fly Bird Fly

Fly Bird Fly Author Linley Faire
ISBN-10 0991153219
Release 2014-11-25
Pages 44
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Learning new skills can be especially challenging for the very young. In Fly Bird Fly, Little Bird learns to fly and triumphs over his worst fears during a precarious situation. This family-friendly story suitable for early learners takes place in a natural world setting. Vocabulary definitions are furnished.

How and Why Do Birds Fly

How and Why Do Birds Fly Author Baby Professor
ISBN-10 9781682808306
Release 2015-12-20
Pages 32
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Learn about the aerodynamics in birds that once led to the creation of our modern-day aircraft. This picture book will teach you the howÕs and whyÕs of flight. With complex information broken down into bits that are more easily understood, your child will surely ÒsoarÓ to the great heights of knowledge soon. Grab a copy today!

Fly Little Bird Fly

Fly Little Bird  Fly Author Donna Nordmark Aviles
ISBN-10 1932852077
Release 2004
Pages 69
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Holding tight to one another, vowing never to be separated, Oliver and Edward board the Orphan Train headed west to find a new home.

How birds fly

How birds fly Author David Goodnow
ISBN-10 UCSC:32106013188369
Release 1992-09-01
Pages 92
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HOW BIRDS FLY is a NON-TECHNICAL introduction to bird flight. This delightful book reveals the mysteries of flapping flight with sequences of fascinating high-speed photographs that lead the reader step-by-step through the fine points of take-off, level flight & slow flight. The text is easy to understand & includes a minimum of aerodynamic jargon & anatomical technicalities. HOW BIRDS FLY features 68 original photographs of geese, owls, ducks, gulls, terns, osprey, ravens, & ruffed grouse (including 16 full-color photos)--all taken by the author. An unusual double gatefold presents the phases of take-off in an exciting four-page-wide array of photographs. David Goodnow is a naturalist, a licensed bird-bander & a wildlife photographer. His photos have appeared in NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, OUTDOOR LIFE, FIELD & STREAM, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, Time-Life Books, & other leading publications. HOW BIRDS FLY may be ordered 24 hours a day from BookWorld Services, Inc., 1993 Whitfield Loop, Sarasota, FL 34243. Phone: 800-444-2524. FAX: 813-753-9396 or through Common Ground Distribution, 370 Airport Rd., Arden, NC 28704. Phone: 800-654-0626.

Fly Bird Fly

Fly Bird Fly Author Hana Gordon
ISBN-10 1719409366
Release 2018-05-24
Pages 42
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Children's story about a little girl who would like to learn to fly. Poem and story by Hana Gordon. Large print. Appropriate for all ages.

Birds in Flight

Birds in Flight Author Carrol L. Henderson
ISBN-10 9781616731397
Release 2008-10-15
Pages 160
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They soar and they glide, they flap and they flutter, they swoop and they plummet. Solo or en masse, in formation or pas de deux, birds in flight are in their element, their airborne behavior as varied and distinctive as their plumage. In this book, wildlife biologist Carrol Henderson, a twenty-year veteran of bird-watching around the globe, offers his insights into spotting and identifying birds in flight. With 150 of Henderson’s exquisite close-up photographs of airborne birds, as well as diagrams illustrating the principles of flight and detailed information based on firsthand research, this book is as informative as it is simply delightful to look at. The singular beauty of an iridescent hummingbird pollinating a flower, the majesty of a condor soaring above the Andes, the impressive spectacle of migrating geese in Minnesota, black storks in Kenya, or Swainson’s hawks in Bolivia: in your back yard or far afield, this guide lets you enjoy the beauty of birds taking wing while learning the fascinating science of how, precisely, birds fly.

How Birds Fly

How Birds Fly Author Bobbie Kalman
ISBN-10 0865057540
Release 1998
Pages 32
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Introduces the basic concepts of bird flight, including lift and thrust, takeoff, landing, migration, and the anatomy of birds.

If Birds Fly Back

If Birds Fly Back Author Carlie Sorosiak
ISBN-10 9780062563989
Release 2017-06-27
Pages 448
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A sparkling debut about love, family, and the mysteries of the universe, perfect for fans of Jandy Nelson and Nicola Yoon. Linny has kept a journal of famous disappearances ever since her sister Grace ran away in the middle of the night. Sebastian is an aspiring astrophysicist with a working theory for everything—but the one thing he can’t figure out is the identity of his birth father. They haven’t met—yet—but Linny and Sebastian have one thing in common: an obsession with famous novelist and filmmaker Àlvaro Herrera, who who went missing three years ago and has just reappeared. As their lives converge around the mystery of Àlvaro, they begin to uncover the answers they’ve been looking for. With humor and heart, debut author Carlie Sorosiak weaves a story of searching for those who leave—and loving those who stay. "If Birds Fly Back feels like that last hazy, sun-drenched summer of high school, when you know you'll need to find your place in the world, but you're busy laughing and falling in love under starlit skies. It's the rarest author who can pull off laugh-out-loud hilarious, profound, and breathlessly romantic, all in the most sparkling prose. That shortlist includes Rainbow Rowell, Nicola Yoon, and now, Carlie Sorosiak."—Jeff Zentner, acclaimed author of The Serpent King and Goodbye Days

Taking Wing

Taking Wing Author Pat Shipman
ISBN-10 9780684849652
Release 1999-01-15
Pages 336
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Examines the scientific implications and continuing controversy over Archaeopteryx, a bird-reptile fossil discovered 130 years ago that many scientists believe offers tangible proof of Darwin's theory of evolution

How Do Birds Fly

How Do Birds Fly Author Melissa Stewart
ISBN-10 0761421106
Release 2006-09-01
Pages 32
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"An examination of the phenomena and scientific principles behind bird flight"--Provided by publisher.

Paper Birds that Fly

Paper Birds that Fly Author Norman Schmidt
ISBN-10 1895569117
Release 1996
Pages 96
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Describes the use of the different parts of a bird's wings and tail and the maneuverability of its feathers. Includes patterns and instructions for fifteen paper birds.

Time Flies

Time Flies Author Eric Rohmann
ISBN-10 9780385755771
Release 2013-12-18
Pages 32
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Time Flies , a wordless picture book, is inspired by the theory that birds are the modern relatives of dinosaurs. This story conveys the tale of a bird trapped in a dinosaur exhibit at a natural history museum. Through Eric's use of color, readers can actually see the bird enter into a mouth of a dinosaur, and then escape unscathed. Eric Rohmann's Caldecott Honor-winning debut is now available as a Dragonfly paperback. It is at once a wordless time-travel adventure and a meditation on the scientific theory that dinosaurs were the evolutionary ancestors of birds. The New York Times Book Review called Time Flies "a work of informed imagination and masterly storytelling unobtrusively underpinned by good entirely absorbing narrative made all the more rich by its wordlessness." Kirkus Reviews hailed it as "a splendid debut."

The Feather Thief

The Feather Thief Author Kirk Wallace Johnson
ISBN-10 9781101981627
Release 2018-04-24
Pages 320
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“Fascinating from the first page to the last—you won’t be able to put it down.” —Southern Living A rollicking true-crime adventure and a thought-provoking exploration of the human drive to possess natural beauty for readers of The Stranger in the Woods, The Lost City of Z, and The Orchid Thief. On a cool June evening in 2009, after performing a concert at London's Royal Academy of Music, twenty-year-old American flautist Edwin Rist boarded a train for a suburban outpost of the British Museum of Natural History. Home to one of the largest ornithological collections in the world, the Tring museum was full of rare bird specimens whose gorgeous feathers were worth staggering amounts of money to the men who shared Edwin's obsession: the Victorian art of salmon fly-tying. Once inside the museum, the champion fly-tier grabbed hundreds of bird skins—some collected 150 years earlier by a contemporary of Darwin's, Alfred Russel Wallace, who'd risked everything to gather them—and escaped into the darkness. Two years later, Kirk Wallace Johnson was waist high in a river in northern New Mexico when his fly-fishing guide told him about the heist. He was soon consumed by the strange case of the feather thief. What would possess a person to steal dead birds? Had Edwin paid the price for his crime? What became of the missing skins? In his search for answers, Johnson was catapulted into a years-long, worldwide investigation. The gripping story of a bizarre and shocking crime, and one man's relentless pursuit of justice, The Feather Thief is also a fascinating exploration of obsession, and man's destructive instinct to harvest the beauty of nature.

Bird flight

Bird flight Author Kenneth Simkiss
ISBN-10 CORNELL:31924000087787
Release 1963
Pages 96
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Bird flight has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Bird flight also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Bird flight book for free.

How Do Birds Fly

How Do Birds Fly Author Katy Pike
ISBN-10 1865093106
Release 2004
Pages 16
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How Do Birds Fly has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from How Do Birds Fly also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full How Do Birds Fly book for free.

Modelling the Flying Bird

Modelling the Flying Bird Author C.J. Pennycuick
ISBN-10 0080557813
Release 2008-08-23
Pages 496
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This book outlines the principles of flight, of birds in particular. It describes a way of simplifying the mechanics of flight into a practical computer program, which will predict in some detail what any bird, real or hypothetical, can and cannot do. The Flight program, presented on the companion website, generates performance curves for flapping and gliding flight, and simulations of long-distance migration and accounts successfully for the consumption of muscles and other tissues during migratory flights. The program is effectively a working model of a flying bird (or bat or pterosaur) and is the skeleton around which the book is built. The book provides a wider background and then explains how Flight works and shows how to set up and test hypotheses generated by the program. The book and the program are based on adapting the conventional (and well-tested) thinking of aeronautical engineers to the biological problems of bird flight. Their primary aim is to convince biologists that this is the appropriate way to handle problems that involve flight, to make the engineering background accessible to biologists, and to provide a tool kit in the shape of the Flight program, which they can use to solve practical problems involving bird flight and migration. In addition, the book will be readily accessible to engineers who want to know how birds work, and should be of interest to the ever-growing community working on flapping "micro air vehicles" (MAVs). The program can be used to predict the flight performance and capabilities of reconstructed fossil birds and pterosaurs, flying in ancient atmospheres that differ from present conditions, and also, of course, to predict and account for the results of experiments and observations on living birds and bats. * An up to date work by the world's leading expert on bird flight * Examines the biology and biomechanics of bird flight with added reference to the flight of bats and pterosaurs. * Uses proven aeronautical principles to help solve biological issues in understanding and predicting the flight capabilities of birds and other vertebrates. * Provides insights into the evolution of flight and the likely capabilities of extinct birds and reptiles. * Gives a detailed explanation of the science behind, and use of, the author's predictive bird flight simulation program - Flight - which is available on a companion website. * Presents often difficult concepts in easily understood language.

Black Bird Fly

Black Bird  Fly Author Scott Michael Bowers
ISBN-10 1542916119
Release 2017-03-20
Pages 384
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In Alexander, Jane Bolton is burying her husband; Willow Hollis is trying to bury her past; and the rock star, Jett Renick is returning home. A wild spring will toss them altogether when 13-year old Sassy Bolton is kidnapped. The search will uncover dark truths about the small Georgia town, and already broken hearts will be tested by the vicious storms of life.