North Dakota's Polar Pilot: The Heroic Story of Carl Ben Eielson from Hatton
By Paulette Bullinger and Kevin Kremer
This read-aloud chapter book tells the story of North Dakota native Carl Ben Eielson and his journey to become known as the Father of Alaskan Aviation.
Born in 1897 in Hatton, North Dakota, in the Red River Valley, Eielson became a world-famous pilot and a promoter of early aviation in Alaska. His achievenemtns inspired people around the world, and his boyhood home in Hatton is now a museum that shares his story.
Written for young readers, this story of adventure will inspire readers of all ages. It includes many photos of Eielson, his boyhood home and his famous aviation exploits.
Softcover. 220 pages