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Women Aviators

ISBN: 9781613745403

Author: Karen Bush Gibson    Publisher: Chicago Review Press

Detailing the role of women in aviation, from the very first days of flight to the present, this rich exploration of the subject profiles 26 women pilots who so...


Detailing the role of women in aviation, from the very first days of flight to the present, this rich exploration of the subject profiles 26 women pilots who sought out and met challenges both in the sky and on the ground. Divided into six chronologically arranged sections, this book composes a mini-history of aviation. Learn about pioneers such as Katherine Wright, called by many the 'Third Wright Brother, ' and Baroness Raymonde de Laroche of France, the first woman awarded a license to fly


Bind: hardback


Pages: 234


Dimensions: 147 x 224 mm


$39.99
Women In Space

ISBN: 9781613748442

Author: Karen Bush Gibson    Publisher: Chicago Review Press

Twenty-three women from 10 different countries whose careers span a half century of human spaceflight are profiled in this educational book for young readers. '...


Twenty-three women from 10 different countries whose careers span a half century of human spaceflight are profiled in this educational book for young readers. 'Women in Space' features such figures as Sally Ride, the first American woman to orbit the earth; Peggy Whitson, who logged more than a year in orbit while aboard the International Space Station; Mae Jemison, the first African American woman in space; and astronauts from Japan, Canada, Italy, South Korea, and France.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 234


Dimensions: 150 x 224 mm


Publication Date: 18-01-2016


$39.99
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