Eddie Rickenbacker: Boy Pilot and Racer (Young Patriots Series)

Eddie Rickenbacker: Boy Pilot and Racer (Young Patriots Series)

Kathryn Cleven Sisson, Cathy Morrison


World struggle I flying ace, winner of the Medal of Honor, and racecar driving force Eddie Rickenbacker was once an adventurous boy who first tried flight by way of using his bicycle off the roof whereas preserving an umbrella. The son of Swiss immigrants, younger Eddie grew up within the Midwest within the early twentieth century. He labored demanding to aid aid his kin, yet came upon time to construct a “pushmobile,” event an exhilarating journey in a horseless carriage, and are available face-to-face with a relocating educate. younger readers will gasp as he rides a runaway mining cart that jumps the tracks and cheer at Eddie’s first automobile racing victory. incorporated are enjoyable proof approximately Eddie Rickenbacker's lifestyles and the the US he grew up in.

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