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The Resource The daring Miss Quimby, by Suzanne George Whitaker ; illustrated by Catherine Stock

The daring Miss Quimby, by Suzanne George Whitaker ; illustrated by Catherine Stock

Label
The daring Miss Quimby
Title
The daring Miss Quimby
Statement of responsibility
by Suzanne George Whitaker ; illustrated by Catherine Stock
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1912, airplanes looked like bicycles with wings. Only men flew these scary new machines. When a spirited young woman named Harriet Quimby decided to learn to fly, everyone said it would be too dangerous. But Harriet tried it anyway! She was the first woman in the United States to earn her pilot's license. Soon the whole country was just wild about her! Harriet loved the attention and designed a purple flight suit to stand out even more. Before long she was the first woman to fly across the English Channel
Summary
Presents the life of Harriet Quimby, the first female licensed to fly an airplane and fly solo across the English Channel, who paved the way for other female pilots before her untimely death in an accident over Boston Harbor
Award
Amelia Bloomer List, 2010
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
330335
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whitaker, Suzanne
Dewey number
  • 629.13092
  • B
  • 629.13334
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
TL540.Q496
LC item number
W49 2009
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
810
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 5
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stock, Catherine
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Quimby, Harriet
  • Quimby, Harriet
  • Women air pilots
  • Air pilots
  • Picture books for children
  • Women air pilots
  • Air pilots
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The daring Miss Quimby, by Suzanne George Whitaker ; illustrated by Catherine Stock
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
ocn228701395
Dimensions
23 x 29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780823419968
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008022569
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)228701395
Label
The daring Miss Quimby, by Suzanne George Whitaker ; illustrated by Catherine Stock
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
ocn228701395
Dimensions
23 x 29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780823419968
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008022569
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)228701395

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