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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.
Pub Info New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2019.
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Edition First edition.
Descript 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.3 8 8 505144
Audience 10-14.
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.
Bibliog. 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.
Subject Powder Puff Derby -- Juvenile literature.
Women air pilots -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Airplane racing -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Informational works.
Add Author Karman, Bijou, illustrator.
ISBN 9781626721302
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