Niagara Falls and New York State Books

 

Flight of the Union
ISBN # 1-5750-5300-4
Author: Tekla White
Illustrator: Ralph Ramstad
Publisher: Lerner Pub. Group

Price: $ 5.95

Description: In 1847, only a kite flown with great skill could get a line across the river to begin building a bridge to join Niagara Falls, NY with Canada. This is the story, based on real events, of young Homan Walsh's history-makingeffort with the kite he called "Union". Full color illustrations. Recommended ages 5-9.