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Author Sheinkin, Steve, author.

Title Born to fly : the first women's air race across America / Steve Sheinkin ; illustrations by Bijou Karman.

Publication Info. New York : Roaring Brook Press, [2019]

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 797.52 SHE    In Transit +1 HOLD
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 797.52 SHE    DUE 12-04-20
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 797.52 SHE    DUE 11-24-20
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 797.52 SHE    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction.
1 copy being processed for PAS Linda Vista Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction.
1 copy being processed for PAS La Pintoresca Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction.
1 copy being processed for PAS Santa Catalina Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction.
Order cancelled for GDL Pacific Park Library Children's Non-fiction.
Order cancelled for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-260) and index.
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.
Summary "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."-- Provided by publisher.
Audience 10-14.
930 Lexile.
Subject Powder Puff Derby -- Juvenile literature.
Powder Puff Derby.
Women air pilots -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Airplane racing -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Women air pilots -- History.
Air pilots -- History.
Airplane racing -- History.
Genre/Form Informational works.
Added Author Karman, Bijou, illustrator.
ISBN 9781626721302 (hardcover) $19.99
1626721300 (hardcover) $19.99

 
    
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