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Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly

Illustrated by Lena Chandhok

Being a pilot means having technical expertise, persistence, and lots of courage! In Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly, readers ages 9-12 meet three women who are working in aviation and discover what it takes to fly high in this challenging field.

Readers learn the history of aviation, including early engineering successes and missteps, career options, and key people in the field. Girls in Aviation Day hosted by Women in Aviation International is celebrated on September 24, 2016. Explains how aviation is important in our daily lives and is more than just a recreational
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Rene Banglesdorf, CEO, Charlie Bravo Aviation, author of Crushing Mediocrity: 10 Ways to Rise Above the Status Quo
"The aviation industry has a lot to offer young women–a chance to see the world, build an exciting career, and make a major impact on our future. This book is a fun and well-written peek into what's available."

Jill Long, aviator, owner of Ragged Edge Aviation

"Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly has outstanding examples of "cool women' who followed in Besse Coleman's footsteps and "refused to take "No" for an answer!' I look forward to seeing those who read this book flying off my wingtip someday!"

 

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Being a pilot means having technical expertise, persistence, and lots of courage! In Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly, readers ages 9-12 meet three women who are working in aviation and discover what it takes to fly high in this challenging field.

  • Readers learn the history of aviation, including early engineering successes and missteps, career options, and key people in the field.
  • Girls in Aviation Day hosted by Women in Aviation International is celebrated on September 24, 2016.
  • Explains how aviation is important in our daily lives and is more than just a recreational pursuit.
  • Combines subjects of math, physics, and engineering.
Available In:
Hardcover, $19.95
9781619304369
Paperback, $9.95
9781619304406
Includes: Table of Contents | Timeline | Glossary | Resources | Index
Specs: 5.75 x 9 size | 4-color interior | 112 pages
Subject: Science
Content Focus: Engineering & Technology

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction
Up and Away!

Chapter 1
Into the Wild, Blue Yonder

Chapter 2
Meg Godlewski

Chapter 3
Taylor McConnell

Chapter 4
Kristin Wolfe

Timeline
Essential Questions
Glossary
Resources
Index