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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

  • 5 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hamilton North Public Library.

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0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch J 797.52.c Sheinkin, Steve (Text) 78294000272975 J New 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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