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The Resource What was the Hindenburg?, by Janet B. Pascal ; illustrated by David Groff

What was the Hindenburg?, by Janet B. Pascal ; illustrated by David Groff

Label
What was the Hindenburg?
Title
What was the Hindenburg?
Statement of responsibility
by Janet B. Pascal ; illustrated by David Groff
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At 800-feet long, the Hindenburg was the largest airship ever built--just slightly smaller than the Titanic! Also of a disastrous end, the zeppelin burst into flames as spectators watched it attempt to land in Lakehurst, New Jersey on May 6, 1937. In under a minute, the Hindenburg was gone, people jumping from windows to escape. However, only 62 of the 97 crew members and passengers onboard survived. The exact cause of the disaster is still unknown and remains a fascinating historical mystery
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Summary
Describes the history of the Hindenburg airship and its fateful flight from Germany to the United States in 1937, when it burst into flames upon arrival, and details the decline of the use of airships for commercial transportation
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10386579
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pascal, Janet B
Dewey number
387.7/42
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Age 8-12
  • 770
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
TL659.H5
LC item number
P37 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
770
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Groff, David
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
What was ...?
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hindenburg (Airship)
  • Hindenburg (Airship)
  • Aircraft accidents
  • Airships
  • Aircraft accidents
  • Airships
Target audience
juvenile
Label
What was the Hindenburg?, by Janet B. Pascal ; illustrated by David Groff
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 108)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What was the Hindenburg? -- Dreaming of flight -- Lighter than air -- The earliest zeppelins -- The world's first airline -- Zeppelins in the war -- No more zeppelins for Germany -- The golden age -- The Hindenburg -- A magical flight -- The final voyage -- A torch in midair -- What went wrong? -- The death of the zeppelin
Control code
21059898
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
108 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781480652989
Lccn
2014028781
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780448481197
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn870919492
  • (OCoLC)870919492
Label
What was the Hindenburg?, by Janet B. Pascal ; illustrated by David Groff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 108)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What was the Hindenburg? -- Dreaming of flight -- Lighter than air -- The earliest zeppelins -- The world's first airline -- Zeppelins in the war -- No more zeppelins for Germany -- The golden age -- The Hindenburg -- A magical flight -- The final voyage -- A torch in midair -- What went wrong? -- The death of the zeppelin
Control code
21059898
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
108 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781480652989
Lccn
2014028781
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780448481197
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn870919492
  • (OCoLC)870919492

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