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The Kite That Bridged Two Nations

Homan Walsh and the First Niagara Suspension Bridge

The Kite That Bridged Two Nations( )
Author: O'Neill, Alexis
Illustrator: Widener, Terry
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Boyds Mills Press
Imprint:Calkins Creek
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

This soaring and poetic picture book is based on the true story of Homan J. Walsh, an ordinary boy born in Ireland and raised in Niagara Falls, NY. In 1848, Homan entered a kite-flying contest. The winner's kite string would span Niagara Falls and bridge the United States and Canada. Despite biting cold and strong winds and against tremendous odds, Homan Walsh won the contest, earning him a place in history. His success also lead to the building of the first suspension bridge...
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Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / General
Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / Europe
Juvenile Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.95 x 10.97 x 0.17 Inches
Book Weight:1.062 Pounds

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