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Title:
Fly girls : how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history
ISBN:
9781328618429
Edition:
Young readers' edition.
Physical Description:
299 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents:
The miracle of Wichita -- Devotedly, Ruth -- An extremely interesting girl -- The fortune of the air -- The fairest of the brave and the bravest of the fair -- The lion's cage -- Flying salesgirls -- The right sort of girl -- Where is Miss Earhart now? -- City of destiny -- If this is to be a derby -- There is only one Cleveland -- Beware of sabotage -- No time to stop -- Good eggs -- Mr. Putnam and me -- Law of fate -- No in between -- The man in the mansion -- Give a girl credit -- Grudge flight -- Spetakkel -- Anything you want -- Say hello to the crowd -- Her life for the show -- All things being equal -- Men pilots only -- That's what I think of wives flying -- An excellent type of woman -- They'll be in our hair -- On the sidelines -- The chance of a lifetime -- We are going to fly -- Splinters and a grease spot -- Goodbye, darling -- Sky ghosts -- A woman couldn't win -- Disappointments, dedication, and courage.
Abstract:
"From NPR correspondent Keith O' Brien comes this thrilling Young Readers' edition of the untold story about pioneering women, including Amelia Earhart, who fought to compete against men in the high-stakes national air races of the 1920s and 1930s--and won"-- Provided by publisher.

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Juvenile Non-fiction J629.1309 O'Brien
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