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Resendez, Andres

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The story of an uncovered voyage as colorful and momentous as any on record for the Age of Discovery-and of the Black mariner whose stunning accomplishment has been until now lost to history It began with a secret mission, no expenses spared. Spain, plotting to break Portugal's monopoly trade with the fabled Orient, set sail from a hidden Mexican port to cross the Pacific--and then,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

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Zimmerman, Justin

Summary: "A sequel to the sci-fi adventure, The 27 run, this volume stars a new hero, Beti, who pilots a battle robot with her telekinetic dog against a band of giant monsters known as The 27. After rescuing another mecha pilot they discover the monsters may be allies and there's a new threat: a swarm of alien invaders"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A Wave Blue World, Inc. 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 ZIM

Twain, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Reader's Digest Association 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.4 TWA

Twain, Mark, 1835-1911

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Project Gutenberg 2004

O'Brien, Keith

Summary: "From NPR correspondent Keith O' Brien comes this thrilling 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"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 OBR

Johnson, Caroline

Summary: Caroline Johnson was a F-18 Weapons Systems Officer (WSO) in the U.S. Navy. During her deployment aboard the aircraft carrier USS Bush, she flew missions in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. She was the first woman to fly in combat in Iraq since 2011 and was the first woman to drop bombs on ISIS. Later she became a senior leadership instructor at the United States Naval Academy. Caroline is now a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 JOHNSON, CAROLINE JOH

Alexander, Carol

Summary: Meet Bessie Coleman. She was the first African-American woman to earn her international pilots license. And she did so against great odds. No one in America was willing to teach a black woman to fly. Still, Bessie never gave up on her dream of becoming a world-famous aviator.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an Imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB COLEMAN ALE

Gilpin, Caroline Crosson

Summary: A biography of Amelia Earhart for young readers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 EAR

Mara, Wil.

Summary: Introduces to readers the life and legacy of the first female air pilot who disappeared over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 while on a flight around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2014

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McGrath, Amy

Summary: "A memoir of the author's journey to becoming a fighter pilot; her twenty years in the military; and the events that led to her decision to run for U.S. Senate"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCGRATH, AMY MCG

Summary: In the 1930s, most girls were happy playing with dolls. But Betty Skelton liked playing with airplanes. When Betty was young there weren₂t many women flying airplanes or racing cars, but she wouldn₂t let that stop her. She was always ready to take on a challenge. Betty rode motorcycles, raced cars, jumped out of planes, and flew jets, helicopters, gliders, and blimps. And by the time she was an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV DAR

Smith, Sherri L.

Summary: "During World War II, black Americans were fighting for their country and for freedom in Europe, yet they had to endure a totally segregated military in the United States, where they weren't considered smart enough to become military pilots. After acquiring government funding for aviation training, civil rights activists were able to kickstart the first African American military flight program...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 SMI

English, Charlie

Summary: The story of how a team of librarians and archivists joined forces to spirit tens of thousands of ancient manuscripts into hiding when al-Qaeda-linked jihadists surged across Mali in 2012, threatening the existence of these precious documents. Relying on extensive research and firsthand reporting, Charlie English expertly twines a fraught and fascinating account of one of the planet's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 966.2 ENG

Jameson, W. C.

Summary: This "is a biography of the life--and disappearance--of Amelia Earhart, the pioneering aviator who was the first woman to fly solo over the Atlantic in 1928. But did Amelia's plane really crash and sink in 1937, or was her fate entirely different"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taylor Trade Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EARHART, AMELIA JAM

Tougias, Mike

Summary: "In the midst of the Blizzard of 1978, the tanker Global Hope floundered on the shoals in Salem Sound off the Massachusetts coast. When the Coast Guard heard the Mayday calls, they immediately dispatched a patrol rescue boat. But within an hour, the Coast Guard rescue boat was in as much trouble as the tanker--both paralyzed in unrelenting seas. Enter Captain Frank Quirk who was compelled to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.4 TOU

Summary: A biography of Elizabeth Coleman, who battled segregation, poverty, and gender discrimination in order to become the first licensed African-American female pilot.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 COL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Coleman

Greenly, Larry W.

Summary: Presents the life of the African American pilot who flew missions for France during World War I, experienced racial discrimination in the United States, was beaten in the Peekskill Riots of 1949, and became a member of the French Legion of Honor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NewSouth Books 2013

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1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT 921 Bullard 2013

Baker, Brynn.

Summary: "Discusses the heroic actions and experiences of the Tuskegee Airmen and the impact they made during times of war or conflict"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 BAK

Summary: Tells the saga of the ill-fated 1928 Arctic expedition headed by Italian Unberto Nobile. After the crash of their dirigible, Italia, the survivors huddle in their makeshift red canvas dwelling, desperately sending out S.O.S. signals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA RED

Leung, Julie

Summary: Presents the life and career of Hazel Ying Lee, the first Chinese American woman to fly for the U.S. military.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LEE

Parsons, Karyn

Summary: "The story of Bessie Coleman, the first African American woman to earn her pilot's license"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 COL

Shipstead, Maggie

4 holds on 11 copies

Summary: "After being rescued as infants from a sinking ocean liner in 1914, Marian and Jamie Graves are raised by their dissolute uncle in Missoula, Montana. There --after encountering a pair of pilots passing through town in a beat up Cessna--Marian commences her lifelong love affair with flight. At fifteen, she drops out of school and finds an unexpected and dangerous patron in a wealthy rancher who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC SHI

Newman, T. J.

2 holds on 14 copies

Summary: Thirty minutes before a flight to New York, the family of the pilot is kidnapped and in order for them to live, all 143 passengers onboard must die in the first novel by a former flight attendant.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avid Reader Press 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC NEW

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC NEW
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Wein, Elizabeth

Summary: Documents the contributions of Soviet airwomen during World War II, examining the formation, obstacles, missions, and legacy of Russia's female combat pilot regiments.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT 940.54 Wein 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 WEI

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