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Born to fly : the first women's air race across America

Author: Steve Sheinkin; Bijou Karman
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin tells the story of the 1929 Women's Air Derby, the first official all-female air race in the U.S."--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Informational works
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sheinkin, Steve.
Born to fly.
New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2019
(DLC) 2018051788
(OCoLC)1065022731
Material Type: Biography, Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Sheinkin; Bijou Karman
ISBN: 9781626721319 1626721319
OCLC Number: 1121044228
Target Audience: 10-14.
Description: 1 online resource (276 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Born to fly --
Racing to the sky --
Golden age --
Dreams and nightmares --
Racing across the Atlantic --
Pushing limits --
Racing for records --
The Women's Air Derby --
Why we fly --
Starting line --
San Bernardino --
Troubles begin --
Marvel --
Critics attack --
Across Texas --
Back to Wichita --
The grind --
Finish line --
Racing the Atlantic, the sequel --
Epilogue : the race goes on.
Responsibility: Steve Sheinkin ; illustrations by Bijou Karman.

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National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin takes on the 1929 Women's Air Derby, the first official all-female air race in the US.  Read more...

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