Up & Down: The Adventures of John Jeffries, First American To Fly

By BROWN, Don

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ISBN
9781580898126
Publisher
Charlesbridge


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on June 1, 2018  |  Elementary

Gr 1–3—Mentions of ballooning and weather science are somewhat eclipsed by the narrative of John Jeffries's two balloon voyages in this nonfiction picture book. Jeffries, a Bostonian doctor, moved to London after siding with the British during the American Revolution. In the 1780s, experiments with hot air and gas balloons started a balloon craze, and Jeffries, who kept a daily weather diary, saw it as a way to record weather ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2019

John Jeffries, a loyalist who moved to England after the Revolutionary War, became the first American to study weather conditions...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on March 1, 2019

John Jeffries, a loyalist who moved to England after the Revolutionary War, became the first American to study weather conditions...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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