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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gilpin, Caroline Crosson

Summary: A biography of Amelia Earhart for young readers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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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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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Pearson, P. O'Connell (Patricia O'Connell)

Summary: In the tradition of Hidden Figures, debut author Patricia Pearson offers a beautifully written account of the remarkable but often forgotten group of female fighter pilots who answered their country's call in its time of need during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

McCarthy, Meghan.

Summary: A picture book introduction to the life of the mid-twentieth-century aviation and auto racing pioneer describes her fascination with vehicles during childhood and the daring achievements that earned her the title, "First Lady of Firsts."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J629.13 MCC

Wels, Susan.

Summary: Profiles the life of Amelia Earhart, including her historic career as a pilot and the latest information on her disappearance while flying over the Pacific in 1937.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press 2009

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Hegar, Mary Jennings

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "On June 29, 2009, Air National Guard major Mary Jennings "MJ" Hegar was shot down while on a Medevac mission on her third tour in Afghanistan. Despite being wounded, she fought the enemy and saved the lives of her crew and their patients. But soon she would face a new battle: to give women who serve on the front lines the credit they deserve. . . ,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HEGAR, MARY JENNINGS HEG

Cole, Jean Hascall

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Utah Press 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.544 COL

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

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Chandler, Matt

Summary: "The true story of Lt. Robert Grimes running for his life as he evades being captured by Nazi soldiers. Robert Grimes escapes danger with help from the Comet Line, a resistance group that rescued Allied soldiers during WWII"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.54 CHA

Russo, Carolyn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution 1997

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 629.1 Russo 1997

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Pflueger, Lynda.

Summary: A biography of Amelia Earhart who, four years after becoming the first woman passenger to fly across the Atlantic Ocean, became the first woman pilot to do so, as well.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2003

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Sanchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (Mar©Ưa Isabel)

Summary: An introduction to the life and achievements of the famed American pilot describes her childhood ambitions to fly and the daring trip around the world during which she disappeared.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Frances Lincoln Children's Books 2016

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

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

O'Brien, Keith

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "High adventure and high ideals merge when a corps of intrepid female aviators battle to take part in the hugely popular air shows of the 1920s and 1930s. Ultimately, one of our heroines would win a race that earned her the right to be called America's best pilot"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 OBR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 OBR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 OBR

Tate, Polo

Summary: "A YA memoir of sexual abuse in the Air Force academy, and the author's survival and healing."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 TAT

Johnson, Caroline

Summary: "A fresh, unique insider's view of what it's like to be a woman aviator in today's US Navy--from pedicures to parachutes. Caroline Johnson was an unlikely aviation candidate. A tall blonde debutante from Colorado, she could have just as easily gone into fashion or filmmaking, and yet she went on to become an F/A-18 Super Hornet Weapons System Officer. She was one of the first women to fly a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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Arlen, Alice

Summary: "The fascinating biography of the maverick newspaperwoman, equestrian, aviatrix and intrepid adventurer Alicia Patterson, which follows her exceptional exploits through the first half of the 20th century, from her troublemaking days as the middle child of complicated parents to her successes as publisher of the Pulitzer Prize winning Newsday"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PATTERSON, ALICIA ARL

Summary: The shop around the corner: The setting is pre-World War II Budapest. Bickering co-workers in a gift shop don't realize they're lonelyhearts penpals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE TUR