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Flight for freedom : the Wetzel family's daring escape from East Germany / by Kristen Fulton ; illustrated by Torben Kuhlmann.

Fulton, Kristen, (author.). Kuhlmann, Torben, 1982- (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

1 current hold with 4 total copies.

Summary:

"Many people attempted daring escapes over the Berlin Wall, and most failed, giving their lives for the hope of freedom. This is the true story of one child, Peter Wetzel, and his family's daring escape from East Berlin to West Berlin via handmade hot air balloon in 1979"--Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J EARLY 325.21 FUL (Text) 33892100756502 Children's New Books Book None 09/20/2021 In transit -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781452149608
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Maps on endpapers.
Summary, etc.:
"Many people attempted daring escapes over the Berlin Wall, and most failed, giving their lives for the hope of freedom. This is the true story of one child, Peter Wetzel, and his family's daring escape from East Berlin to West Berlin via handmade hot air balloon in 1979"--Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages: 5-8.
NC1010L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader Lower Grades 3.7 0.5
Subject: Wetzel, Peter > Juvenile literature.
Escapes > Germany (East) > Juvenile literature.
Political refugees > German (East) > Juvenile literature.
Hot air balloons > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.

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