Born to Fly

Born to Fly
Author : Steve Sheinkin
Publisher : Roaring Brook Press
Total Pages : 208
Release : 2019-09-24
ISBN 10 : 9781626721319
ISBN 13 : 1626721319
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Born to Fly
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Steve Sheinkin
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-24 - Publisher: Roaring Brook Press

Born to Fly is the gripping story of the fearless women pilots who aimed for the skies—and beyond. Just nine years after American women finally got the right
Walking on Air
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Janann Sherman
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-01 - Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

Aviation pioneer Phoebe Fairgrave Omlie (1902-1975) was once one of the most famous women in America. In the 1930s, her words and photographs were splashed acro
The Powder Puff Derby of 1929
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Gene Nora Jessen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Sourcebooks Incorporated

A thrilling narrative, this is the unforgettable true story of the 1929 air race that legitimized female pilots. Jessen tells the stories of the first women pil
The Flying Adventures of Jessie Keith
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: Chrystopher J. Spicer
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-30 - Publisher: McFarland

Pioneer aviatrix Jessie "Chubbie" Miller made a significant contribution to aviation history. The first woman to fly from England to her native Australia (as co
Sky Girls
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Gene Jessen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-18 - Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

"A beautiful and inspiring book...fascinatingly told." — Donna Shirley, former head of the U.S. Mars program, NASA The exhilarating story of the first women w
Amelia Earhart
Language: en
Pages: 345
Authors: Doris L. Rich
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-10-17 - Publisher: Smithsonian Institution

She died mysteriously before she was forty. Yet in the last decade of her life Amelia Earhart soared from obscurity to fame as the best-known female aviator in
Amelia Earhart: The Turbulent Life of an American Icon
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Kathleen C. Winters
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-23 - Publisher: St. Martin's Press

When Amelia Earhart disappeared over the Pacific in 1937, she was at the height of her fame. Fascination with Earhart remains just as strong today, as her myste
Flying Solo
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Julie Cummins
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-23 - Publisher: Roaring Brook Press

In 1927, airplanes were a thrilling but dangerous novelty. Most people, men and women, believed that a woman belonged in the kitchen and not in a cockpit. One w
Powder Puff Derby
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: Mike Walker
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-07-18 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated

This book follows the early years of women aviators from the end of World War I through the madcap years of the 1920s to the establishment of aviation as a seri
From Birdwomen to Skygirls
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Fred Erisman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-30 - Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

Close on the heels of the American public’s early enthusiasm over the airplane came aviation stories for the young. From 1910 until the early 1960s, they exal