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Promise the night : a novel

Author: Michaela MacColl
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the early life of Beryl Markham, who grew up on a farm in Kenya, and became the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic from east to west.
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Children's fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Beryl Markham; Beryl Markham; Beryl Markham; Beryl Markham; Beryl Markham
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michaela MacColl
ISBN: 9780811876254 081187625X
OCLC Number: 706025829
Description: 262 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Michaela MacColl.

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Explores the life of Beryl Markham, the fist person to fly solo across the Atlantic from east to west. From raising horses and hunting during her childhood in Africa to learning to fly as a young  Read more...

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"With action and a very plucky heroine, this book will appeal to young women and men alike." - Library Media Connection "Fluid prose elucidates a life much stranger than fiction." - Kirkus Reviews Read more...

 
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