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

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

Label
Born to fly : the first women's air race across America
Title
Born to fly
Title remainder
the first women's air race across America
Statement of responsibility
Steve Sheinkin ; illustrations by Bijou Karman
Title variation
Born to fly
Title variation remainder
the first womens air race across America
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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."--
Summary
The gripping story of the fearless women pilots who aimed for the skies—and beyond
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Books, 2020.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2019.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2019.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10805004
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sheinkin, Steve
Dewey number
797.5/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
Intended audience
10-14
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 930
  • 930
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Karman, Bijou
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Powder Puff Derby
  • Women air pilots
  • Airplane racing
  • Powder Puff Derby
  • Women air pilots
  • Air pilots
  • Airplane racing
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 20th Century
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Transportation / Aviation
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women
  • Powder Puff Derby
  • Airplane racing
  • Women air pilots
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the first women's air race across America
Label
Born to fly : the first women's air race across America, Steve Sheinkin ; illustrations by Bijou Karman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Critics attack -- Across Texas -- Back to Wichita -- The grind -- Finish line -- Racing the Atlantic, the sequel -- Epilogue : the race goes on
Control code
on1065022731
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9781626721302
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Lccn
2018051788
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1065022731
Label
Born to fly : the first women's air race across America, Steve Sheinkin ; illustrations by Bijou Karman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Critics attack -- Across Texas -- Back to Wichita -- The grind -- Finish line -- Racing the Atlantic, the sequel -- Epilogue : the race goes on
Control code
on1065022731
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9781626721302
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Lccn
2018051788
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1065022731

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