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Fly like a girl : one woman's dramatic fight in Afghanistan and on the home front

Author: Mary Jennings Hegar
Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : Young readers editionView all editions and formats
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"A Young Readers Edition of the inspiring true story of Air National Guard Major and Purple Heart recipient Mary Jennings Hegar"--
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
History
Juvenile works
Personal narratives
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Personal narratives Juvenile literature
Named Person: Mary Jennings Hegar; Mary Jennings Hegar
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Jennings Hegar
ISBN: 9780593117767 059311776X
OCLC Number: 1141038664
Notes: "This work is based on Shoot Like a Girl: One Woman's Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front, by Mary Jennings Hegar, copyright © 2017 by Mary Jennings Hegar, published by Berkley, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC."
Target Audience: Ages 12 up; Grades 7-9
Description: 294 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Other Titles: One woman's dramatic fight in Afghanistan and on the home front
Responsibility: Mary Jennings Hegar.

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"A Young Readers Edition of the inspiring true story of Air National Guard Major and Purple Heart recipient Mary Jennings Hegar"--

"On July 29, 2009, Air National Guard Major Mary Jennings Hegar was shot down while on a Medevac mission in Afghanistan. Despite being wounded, her courageous actions saved the lives of her crew and their patients, earning her the Purple Heart as well as the Distinguished Flying Cross with Valor Device. That day also marked the beginning of a new mission: convincing the U.S. Government to allow women to serve openly on the front line of battle for the first time in American history."

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