How Ruth Elder Soared into America's Heart
||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...