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Author Atkins, Jeannine, 1953-

Title Wings and rockets : the story of women in air and space / Jeannine Atkins ; pictures by Dušan Petričič.

Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Children's Department  J 920 ATKINS    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 197 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [187]-189) and index.
Summary Tells the stories of women who have dared to challenge prejudices and rules to take their place in the skies--from Katherine Wright and Bessie Coleman to Jackie Cochran, Shannon Lucid, and Eileen Collins.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.5 6.0 69689.
Subject Women air pilots -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women astronauts -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Air pilots -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Astronauts -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Air pilots.
Women -- Biography.
Added Author Petričić, Dušan, illustrator.
ISBN 0374384509
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