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An orphaned university student conquers the rejection of his friends, the scorn of his professors, and myriad technical problems to achieve flight.
|Statement||by Francisco Meléndez ; story adapted by Robert Morton.|
|Contributions||Meléndez, Francisco, ill.|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.M84685 Le 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination|| p. :|
|Number of Pages||72|
|LC Control Number||93070291|
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