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You can fly : the Tuskegee Airmen / Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Jeffery Boston Weatherford.

Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author. (Author). Weatherford, Jeffery Boston, illustrator. (Added Author).
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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Garrett Public Library J 811.6 WEA (Text) 30010170777935 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Jennings County Public Library - North Vernon JUV 811.6 WEA (Text) 30653005574009 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville J 811.6 WEA (Text) 37323005264331 CHILD_NON Available -
Princeton Public Library - Princeton J 811.6 Wea (Text) 30890000604130 Youth Non-Fiction Youth room, Lower level Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781481449380
  • ISBN: 1481449389
  • ISBN: 9781481449397
  • ISBN: 1481449397
  • Physical Description: 80 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2016

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Heat to the sky -- The civilian pilot training program -- Train ride to the clouds -- A shot -- The first cadets -- Officers -- The odds -- Keep'em flying: Tuskegee army airfield nurses -- Ground school -- Solo, at last -- Sugar, sugar -- The other war -- Downtime -- Training planes -- Pearl Harbor -- Dorie Miller earns the Navy cross -- Private Joe Louis -- Fighting boredom -- Second Lieutenant -- William Henry Hastie -- The double V campaign: Pens mighty as swords -- Anzious -- Fight song -- Facing the enemy -- Operation prove them wrong -- Routines -- Lena Horne: more than a pin-up -- Red tail angels -- The black birdmen -- Your record -- No hero's welcome -- A long line.
Summary, etc.: This history in verse celebrates the story of the Tuskegee Airmen: pioneering African-American pilots who triumphed in the skies and past the color barrier.
Target Audience Note: Grades 4-6.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Participation, African American > Juvenile poetry.
United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Squadron, 99th > History > Juvenile poetry.
United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Group, 332nd > Juvenile poetry.
African American air pilots > History > Juvenile poetry.
World War, 1939-1945 > Aerial operations, American > Juvenile poetry.
Tuskegee Army Air Field (Ala.) > Juvenile poetry.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Western Front > Juvenile poetry.
World War, 1939-1945 > Participation, African American > Juvenile poetry.
United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Squadron, 99th > History > Juvenile poetry.
African American air pilots > History > Juvenile poetry.
World War, 1939-1945 > Aerial operations, American > Juvenile poetry.
Tuskegee Army Air Field (Ala.) > Juvenile poetry.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Western Front > Juvenile poetry.

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