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Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly By Carmella Van Vleet
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Illustrated by Lena Chandhok. How do planes get off the ground? Who flies them? Being a pilot means having technical expertise, persistence, and lots of courage! In Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly,... More > readers ages 9 through 12 meet three women who are working in aviation. Meg Godlewski is a master certified flight instructor, Taylor McConnell is a production support engineer, and Kristin Wolfe is a pilot in the Air Force. Discover what it takes to fly! Nomad Press books in the Girls in Science series supply a bridge between girls’ interests and their potential futures by investigating science careers and introducing women who have succeeded in science. • Combines subjects of math, physics, and engineering • Uses engaging content, links to primary sources, and essential questions • Serves to break down stereotypes • Incorporates STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education • Makes career goals feel obtainable AGES 9–12 • GUIDED READING LEVEL W • Children's Education Resource< Less
The Girl Aviators and the Phantom Airship By Margaret Burnham
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The Girl Aviators' Motor Butterfly By Margaret Burnham
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The Girl Aviators' Sky Cruise By Margaret Burnham
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Aviation Campfire Stories By Giacinta Koontz
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Short, anecdotal, quirky, and lesser-known but true stories of America's men and women in aviation before WWII.
Wings, Wasp, & Warriors: Aviation Stories and Images By Travis Monday
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True stories for aviation history buffs. Topics include WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots); National WWII WASP Museum in Sweetwater; RAF (Royal Air Force) in Texas; Avenger Field in Sweetwater,... More > Texas; P-47 Fighter Pilot Otto Carter and "The Sweetwater Swatter"; Pioneer Museum in Sweetwater; C-47 Crash and Memorial in Nolan Co., Texas; Charles Lindbergh in the Pacific in World War II; Military Gliders in World War II, including story of Combat Glider Pilot George Theis in Operation Varsity; South Plains Army Air Field; Silent Wings Museum in Lubbock, Texas; 348th Fighter Group; 340th Fighter Squadron (Minutemen); 460th Fighter Squadron (Black Rams); B-24 flight instructor A. N. Densmore; WASP flight instructor, Rigdon Edwards; Neel Kearby; Bill Dunham; and others. Also includes many historic photos and original artwork by Scott Morgan, Michael Vincent, and Otto Carter, III.< Less
Harriet Quimby Scrapbook By Giacinta Koontz
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The biography of Harriet Quimby, America's first licensed female pilot (1911) and the first woman to solo across the English Channel (1912). Thoroughly researched by author Giacinta Bradley Koontz,... More > this is a feast for the eyes with vintage photographs, illustrations, newspaper articles, and many of Quimby's journalism reports between 1903-1912.< Less
A Hunger for the Sky By Sparky Barnes Sargent
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Let’s go flying! This book lets you delve into the lives of nine women who have earned their wings. Learn about their challenges and their triumphs as they share their personal stories! These... More > women range in age from 98 to 29, and from private to professional pilots — including a competitive sailplane pilot, a professional skywriter, flight instructors, a DC-3 captain, an aerobatic instructor, and airline pilots. These friendly and inspiring women possess a passion for flying, and have worked diligently to achieve their dreams. The author, herself a pilot, personally spent time with each of these women—and flew with many of them—in order to convey their stories. Foreword by Patty Wagstaff, Three-time U.S. National Aerobatic Champion. 2nd Ed., July 2013 ISBN: 978-0-9818238-2-9 6”x9” paperback, 232 pages, more than 200 photos.< Less
Please Let Me Fly By Grace Huntington
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Please Let Me Fly is the revealing life-story of Grace Huntington, an unsung hero who exemplified what it meant to be anything but a stereotypical woman. Huntington gives us a glimpse of what it was... More > like to set her own course which clashed with her mother's and society's ideas. Perhaps nothing personifies the defiant personality of Grace Huntington more than her success in male dominated industries of flying and screenwriting. As a professional pilot, she set an altitude records for light planes in 1938 and 1940. And as a resilient symbol of strength to American women, she describes her experiences while working as the only woman “story man” for Walt Disney and demonstrates her persistence while trying to find a job in aviation. Please Let Me Fly brings to life her story more than sixty years later. The book includes lost documents, letters and photos that tell the story of a remarkable woman who served as inspiration to all women seeking their own defined roles in society.< Less
Future Imperfect By Chaunte O'Connor
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Imagine being mistaken for your twin; the one that is a homicidal maniac. Picture an Earth ruled by women, and men were an endangered gender. These are two of the stories in "Future... More > Imperfect." If our past and present are imperfect, why should our future be any different?< Less

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