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Author Lang, Heather, 1966-

Title Fearless flyer : Ruth Law and her flying machine / Heather Lang ; Illustrated by Raúl Colón.

Publication Info. Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, [2016]
©2016.

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 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 92 Law,R LAN    Available
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Description 1 v. (unpaged) : illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm.
text txt rdacontent.
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volume nc rdacarrier.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary On November 19, 1916, at 8:25 a.m., Ruth Law took off on a flight that aviation experts thought was doomed. She set off to fly nonstop from Chicago to New York City. Sitting at the controls of her small bi-plane, exposed to the elements, Law battled fierce winds and numbing cold. When her engine ran out of fuel, she glided for two miles and landed at Hornell, New York. Even though she fell short of her goal, she had broken the existing cross-country distance record. And with her plane refueled, she got back in the air and headed for New York City where crowds waited to greet her.
Subject Law, Ruth, 1887-1970 -- Juvenile literature.
Women air pilots -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Air pilots -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Cross-country flying -- Juvenile literature.
Law, Ruth, 1887-
Air pilots.
Cross-country flying.
Women -- Biography.
Added Author Colón, Raúl.
ISBN 9781620916506 (hardback) : $16.95
1620916509 (hardback) : $16.95

 
    
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