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The Resource Fly girls : how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history, by Keith O'Brien

Fly girls : how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history, by Keith O'Brien

Label
Fly girls : how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history
Title
Fly girls
Title remainder
how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history
Statement of responsibility
by Keith O'Brien
Title variation
Fly girls
Title variation remainder
how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From NPR correspondent Keith O' Brien comes this thrilling Young Readers' edition of the untold story about pioneering women, including Amelia Earhart, who fought to compete against men in the high-stakes national air races of the 1920s and 1930s--and won"--
Summary
An award-winning journalist traces the lesser-known story of five women, including Amelia Earhart, who successfully fought to compete against men in the high-stakes national air races of the 1920s and 1930s
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2018
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10685284
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
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1973-
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O'Brien, Keith
Dewey number
629.13092/520973
Index
no index present
Intended audience
010 & up
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 910
  • 910
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women air pilots
  • Air shows
  • Women in aeronautics
  • Women air pilots
  • Aeronautics
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history
Label
Fly girls : how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history, by Keith O'Brien
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The miracle of Wichita -- Devotedly, Ruth -- An extremely interesting girl -- The fortune of the air -- The fairest of the brave and the bravest of the fair -- The lion's cage -- Flying salesgirls -- The right sort of girl -- Where is Miss Earhart now? -- City of destiny -- If this is to be a derby -- There is only one Cleveland -- Beware of sabotage -- No time to stop -- Good eggs -- Mr. Putnam and me -- Law of fate -- No in between -- The man in the mansion -- Give a girl credit -- Grudge flight -- Spetakkel -- Anything you want -- Say hello to the crowd -- Her life for the show -- All things being equal -- Men pilots only -- That's what I think of wives flying -- An excellent type of woman -- They'll be in our hair -- On the sidelines -- The chance of a lifetime -- We are going to fly -- Splinters and a grease spot -- Goodbye, darling -- Sky ghosts -- A woman couldn't win -- Disappointments, dedication, and courage
Control code
on1074308463
Edition
Young readers' edition.
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9781328618429
Lccn
2018051352
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1074308463
Label
Fly girls : how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history, by Keith O'Brien
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The miracle of Wichita -- Devotedly, Ruth -- An extremely interesting girl -- The fortune of the air -- The fairest of the brave and the bravest of the fair -- The lion's cage -- Flying salesgirls -- The right sort of girl -- Where is Miss Earhart now? -- City of destiny -- If this is to be a derby -- There is only one Cleveland -- Beware of sabotage -- No time to stop -- Good eggs -- Mr. Putnam and me -- Law of fate -- No in between -- The man in the mansion -- Give a girl credit -- Grudge flight -- Spetakkel -- Anything you want -- Say hello to the crowd -- Her life for the show -- All things being equal -- Men pilots only -- That's what I think of wives flying -- An excellent type of woman -- They'll be in our hair -- On the sidelines -- The chance of a lifetime -- We are going to fly -- Splinters and a grease spot -- Goodbye, darling -- Sky ghosts -- A woman couldn't win -- Disappointments, dedication, and courage
Control code
on1074308463
Edition
Young readers' edition.
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9781328618429
Lccn
2018051352
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1074308463

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