Cover image for Born to fly : the first women's air race across America
Title:
Born to fly : the first women's air race across America
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Roaring Brook Press, [2019]
ISBN:
9781626721302
Physical Description:
276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Target Audience:
10-14.
Language:
English
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 -- Criticsattack -- Across Texas -- Back to Wichita -- The grind -- Finish line -- Racing the Atlantic, the sequel -- Epilogue : the race goes on.
Abstract:
"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.
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