James Banning had
a dream. He dreamed of being the first African-American pilot to make
a transcontinental flight across North America in 1932. Along with his
mechanic, Thomas Allen, Banning cobbled together pieces of a dilapidated
OXX6 Eagle Rock bi-wing airplane and chugged from California to New York
in 21 days. How did he do it with no money? What unimaginable
plan enabled the two unlikely men to embark on an extraordinary adventure
The Kids' Wings literature
guide invites group discussion, prediction, drama, problem-solving, and
skill building. Teachers who want students to have an appreciation of
African-American history will want make this intermediate-level picture
book part of their classroom libraries.
The Activity Guide Contains:
Pre-Reading Discussion Cards
2 -Page Readers’ Theater Introduction
Crossword Puzzle: Unbeatable
Where in the World? Map Study
Multiple Choice Comprehension
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Hallelujah Chorus" by George Frideric Handel is our background music
has created outstanding activities for each novel, units which provide
the latest in integrated curriculum.
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