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Flying Solo - a book by Cummins, Julie

Flying Solo

How Ruth Elder Soared into America's Heart

Flying Solo( )
Author: Cummins, Julie
Illustrator: Laugesen, Malene R.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Roaring Brook Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $17.99
Book Description:

In 1927, airplanes were a thrilling but dangerous novelty. Most people, menand women, believed that a woman belonged in the kitchen and not in a cockpit. One woman, Ruth Elder, set out to prove them wrong by flying across the Atlantic Ocean. Ruth didn't make it, crashing spectacularly, but she flew right into the spotlight and America's heart. This is the story of a remarkable woman who chased her dreams with grit and determination, and whose appetite for adventure helped...
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Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Transportation / Aviation
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Women
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.72 x 9.48 x 0.47 Inches
Book Weight:0.902 Pounds

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