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

Lang, Heather, 1966- (Author). Colón, Raúl, illustrator. (Added Author).
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  • 9 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria jB LAW (Text) 37521530771049 AMPL Juvenile Biography Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola J 629.13 LAN (Text) 33118000175734 Children: Nonfiction Available -
Eckhart PL - Main J 629.13 LAN (Text) 840191002399815 Children's Nonfiction - Lower Level Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood JBIO LAW (Text) 36626103719704 JUV Biographies Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch J 921.c Lang, H (Text) 78294000258265 J Non-Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville EASY 921 LAW (Text) 37323005253565 EASY_921 Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library J 921 LAW (Text) 70621000436909 Juvenile - Non-Fiction Available -
Syracuse Turkey Creek Twp PL - Syracuse J BIO HISTORY LAW (Text) 50577011030513 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Washington Carnegie PL - Main JB (Text) 21401000072921 Youth Biography Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch E LANG (Text) 33946003177172 Easy - 1st Floor Checked out 04/25/2017
 Honoree Note: Presented by the Rotary Club of Zionsville in appreciation of Liz Qua, guest speaker on 03/16/2017 "Happy Reading! Liz Qua, Habitat for Humanity of Boone County [ SFC 2017-03-20 @ ZIONS-HUS ]

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781620916506
  • ISBN: 1620916509
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, [2016].

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note: AD 700 Lexile.
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.
Biography > Juvenile literature.
Picture books for children.
Law, Ruth, 1887-1970.
Air pilots.
Cross-country flying.
Women > Biography.

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