Time for Departure! Travel books for young readers

Enjoy this list of juvenile fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels that follow the theme for our SweetBean Reading Challenge in July!

Updated June 14, 2024
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Hot air : the (mostly) true story of the first hot-air balloon ride
Priceman, Marjorie
Paper Book
The first "manned" hot-air balloon is about to take off! But what are those noises coming from the basket? Based on the (POSSIBLY) true report of a day in 1783, this si the story of (PERHAPS) the bravest collection of flyers the world has ever seen, as (SORT OF) told to Marjorie Priceman.
The noisy airplane ride
Downs, Mike.
Paper Book
Now in Paperback!Just in time for summer travel, this paperback edition of THE NOISY AIRPLANE RIDE offers a rhyming tour of the variety of sounds a child might hear before, during, and after takeoff. Rhythmic noises make for a great read-aloud. A final double-page spread...

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