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The daring Miss Quimby

Author: Suzanne Whitaker
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : Primary school : English
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In 1912, airplanes looked like bicycles with wings. Only men flew these scary new machines. When a spirited young woman named Harriet Quimby decided to learn to fly, everyone said it would be too dangerous. But Harriet tried it anyway! She was the first woman in the United States to earn her pilot's license. Soon the whole country was just wild about her! Harriet loved the attention and designed a purple flight suit  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Harriet Quimby
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Primary school
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Whitaker
OCLC Number: 502014430
Notes: Originally published: New York : Holiday House, c2009. 1st ed.
Target Audience: [Grades K-3].
Description: 1 sound disc : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by Suzanne George Whitaker.

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In 1912, airplanes looked like bicycles with wings. Only men flew these scary new machines. When a spirited young woman named Harriet Quimby decided to learn to fly, everyone said it would be too dangerous. But Harriet tried it anyway! She was the first woman in the United States to earn her pilot's license. Soon the whole country was just wild about her! Harriet loved the attention and designed a purple flight suit to stand out even more. Before long she was the first woman to fly across the English Channel.

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