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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
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."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sheinkin, Steve
Dewey number
797.5/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
10-14
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Karman, Bijou
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Powder Puff Derby
  • Women air pilots
  • Airplane racing
  • Powder Puff Derby
  • Women air pilots
  • Airplane racing
  • Women air pilots
  • Airplane racing
Target audience
juvenile
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 (pages 229-260) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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
2018051788
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9781626721302
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2018051788
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Born to fly : the first women's air race across America, Steve Sheinkin ; illustrations by Bijou Karman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-260) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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
2018051788
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9781626721302
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2018051788
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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