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    Born to Fly
    The First Women’s Air Race Across America

    by Steve Sheinkin

    Born to Fly: The First Women's Air Race Across America

    • Release date: September 24, 2019
    • Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
    • Language: english
    • Ages: 10+
    • Author: Steve Sheinkin
    • ISBN: 9781626721302 (1626721300)
    • Format: hardcover, 288 pages

    About The Book

    From New York Times bestselling author and Newbery Award recipient Steve Sheinkin, Born to Fly: The First Women’s Air Race Across America is the gripping true story of the fearless women pilots who aimed for the skies — and beyond.

    Featuring illustrations by Bijou Karman.

    Just nine years after American women finally got the right to vote, a group of trailblazers soared to new heights in the 1929 Air Derby, the first women’s air race across the U.S. Follow the incredible lives of legend Amelia Earhart, who has captivated generations; Marvel Crosson, who built a plane before she even learned how to fly; Louise Thaden, who shattered jaw-dropping altitude records; and Elinor Smith, who at age seventeen made headlines when she flew under the Brooklyn Bridge.

    These awe-inspiring stories culminate in a suspenseful, nail-biting race across the country that brings to life the glory and grit of the dangerous and thrilling early days of flying. From Steve Sheinkin, the master of nonfiction for young readers who expertly unraveled the infamous story of whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg and the impeachment of Richard Nixon, comes the untold story of fearless women who dared to fly.

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