BOOK SYNOPSIS

Fly, Fly Again introduces young readers to the concepts of flight – lift, gravity, thrust, and drag, along with pitch, roll, and yaw.  Jenny and Jude accompanied by their pets, Kitty and Hawk, work together to build a flying machine.  It is a fun story of adventure, teamwork, and perseverance that begins to lay a foundation for aerodynamics in an adorable picture book format.

TALKING POINTS

  • The foreword for the book is from Buzz Aldrin. The 50th anniversary of the lunar landing of Apollo 11 is July 20, 2019.
  • There are over 600,000 pilots in the world. Someone/something inspired their love of flight.
  • The book teaches perseverance and teamwork and that you can be an inventor at any age; with some determination and creativity, anything is possible

IMPORTANT DATES

July 20- Moon Day; Space Exploration Day; 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 landing
July 24- Amelia Earhart’s Birthday
August 16- Airborne Day
August 19- Aviation Day
November- Aviation History Month
December 17- Wright Brothers Day

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Katie Jaffe: With a passion for children’s causes, Katie has committed herself to several charities, helping children around the world.  As Creative Director and Design Consultant of Aviation for Spectre Air Capital,  Katie has aided in the design of several high profile aircraft.  Currently, she is leading the marketing and design effort of an overseas airline.  She lives in Austin, Texas with her husband–who is a pilot– and their three children who like to fly. 

Jennifer Lawson: Lifelong educator and advocate of the Childrens’ Literacy Program.  Jennifer seeks to bring knowledge to students through creative curriculum and technology on a global level.  As Owner and President of Decision Tree Technologies, she is currently endeavoring to teach using technologically advanced solutions that excite today’s students. She lives in Austin, Texas with her family.