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Born to fly : the first women's air race across America / Steve Sheinkin ; illustrations by Bijou Karman.

Sheinkin, Steve, (author.). Karman, Bijou, (illustrator.).
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Available copies

  • 7 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 9 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville J 797.5 She (Text) 32604060227415 DCTPLD J New Books Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg J 797.52 SHEINKIN (Text) 32826014217111 J New Books In process -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch J 797.52.c Sheinkin, Steve (Text) 78294000272975 J New Non-Fiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Hanover Branch YA 797.52 SHEI (Text) 39391100337243 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville J 797.52 SHE (Text) 37323005450344 NEW-BKS Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle ON-ORDER 1/CH (Text) NCSTL9781626721302 On Order On order -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield J 797.52 Sheinkin (Text) 31208913142016 children new book Available -
Union Co PL - Liberty JNF 797.52 She (Text) 34194001218826 Junior Non-Fiction lower level Available -
Washington Carnegie PL - Washington j797.52 SHE (Text) 21401000504919 Youth Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781626721302 :
  • ISBN: 1626721300 :
  • Physical Description: 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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 -- Criticsattack -- Across Texas -- Back to Wichita -- The grind -- Finish line -- Racing the Atlantic, the sequel -- Epilogue : the race goes on.
Summary, etc.:
"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.
Target Audience Note:
10-14.
Subject: Powder Puff Derby > Juvenile literature.
Women air pilots > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Airplane racing > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Women air pilots > United States > History.
Airplane racing > United States > History.
Powder Puff Derby.

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