Moving forward : from space-age rides to Civil Rights sit-ins with Airman Alton Yates (Book, 2022) [WorldCat.org]
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Moving forward : from space-age rides to Civil Rights sit-ins with Airman Alton Yates

Author: Chris Barton; Steffi Walthall
Publisher: New York, New York : Beach Lane Books, [2022] ©2022
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
"A picture book biography on Alton Yates, a Black man who served in the Air Force in the 1950s and contributed to key research on flight safety for pilots and passengers. After returning home, Alton dedicated his life to standing against Jim Crow and fighting for racial equality"--
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Genre/Form: Biography
picture books
Biographies
Creative nonfiction
History
Juvenile works
Picture books
Essais fictionnels
Livres d'images
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biographies Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barton, Chris.
Alton Yates's movement forward
New York, New York : Beach Lane Books, [2022]
(DLC) 2021003794
Named Person: Alton Yates; Alton Yates
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Barton; Steffi Walthall
ISBN: 9781534473652 1534473653
OCLC Number: 1249707348
Target Audience: Ages 4-8.; Grades 2-3.
Description: 48 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 32 cm
Other Titles: From space-age rides to Civil Rights sit-ins with Airman Alton Yates
Responsibility: written by Chris Barton ; illustrated by Steffi Walthall.

Abstract:

"A picture book biography on Alton Yates, a Black man who served in the Air Force in the 1950s and contributed to key research on flight safety for pilots and passengers. After returning home, Alton dedicated his life to standing against Jim Crow and fighting for racial equality"--

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