By Karen Bush Gibson
Detailing the position of girls in aviation, from the very first days of flight to the current, this wealthy exploration of the topic profiles 26 girls pilots who sought out and met demanding situations either within the sky and at the floor. Divided into six chronologically prepared sections, this e-book composes a minihistory of aviation. find out about pioneers akin to Katherine Wright, referred to as by means of many the "Third Wright Brother," and Baroness Raymonde de Laroche of France, the 1st lady provided a license to fly. examine barnstormers like Bessie Coleman and racers like Louise Thaden, who bested Amelia Earhart to win the 1929 Women’s Air Derby. extra brief biography sidebars for different key figures and lists of supplemental assets for delving deeper into the historical past of the topic also are included.
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Women Aviators: 26 Stories of Pioneer Flights, Daring Missions, and Record-Setting Journeys (Women of Action) by Karen Bush Gibson