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

Fly girls : how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history, 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
Keith O'Brien
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The 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
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Brien, Keith
Dewey number
629.13092/520973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 10 & up
LC call number
TL539
LC item number
.O27 2019b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Klingensmith, Florence Gunderson
  • Elder, Ruth
  • Earhart, Amelia
  • Nichols, Ruth
  • Thaden, Louise McPhetridge
  • Bendix Trophy Race
  • Airplane racing
  • Women air pilots
  • Air shows
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Fly girls : how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history, Keith O'Brien
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-294) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • 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 -- 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
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Young readers' edition.
Extent
299 pages
Isbn
9781328618429
Lccn
2018051352
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1074308463
  • (OCoLC)1074308463
Label
Fly girls : how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history, Keith O'Brien
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-294) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • 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 -- 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
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Young readers' edition.
Extent
299 pages
Isbn
9781328618429
Lccn
2018051352
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1074308463
  • (OCoLC)1074308463

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