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Fly girls : the daring American women pilots who helped win WWII

Author: P O'Connell Pearson
Publisher: New York ; London ; Toronto : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In the tradition of Hidden Figures, debut author Patricia Pearson offers a beautifully written account of the remarkable but often forgotten group of female fighter pilots who answered their country's call in its time of need during World War II.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P O'Connell Pearson
ISBN: 9781534404106 1534404104 9781534404113 1534404112
OCLC Number: 975176472
Target Audience: Age: 10 and up.; Grade: 7 to 8.
Description: 198 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: War clouds --
Preparing for war --
No more choices --
Answering the call --
Becoming Wasps --
Ferrying for Uncle Sam --
Yes to every job --
Greater heights --
Attacked --
At last.
Responsibility: P. O'Connell Pearson.

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In the tradition of Hidden Figures, debut author Patricia Pearson offers a beautifully written account of the remarkable but often forgotten group of female fighter pilots who answered their country's call in its time of need during World War II.

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"[A]n adventurous and tumultuous account. A solid account of women's contributions as aviators during World War II." * Kirkus Reviews * "[An] often thrilling tribute to these aviation heroes." * Read more...

 
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