Wings and Rockets: The Story of Women in Air and Space
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Wings and Rockets: The Story of Women in Air and Space

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Celebrating the hundredth anniversary of powered flight
From Katharine Wright, sister of the Wright brothers, to Eileen Collins, the first woman commander of a spacecraft, scores of women have played critical roles in our country's history of aviation. Wilbur and Orville Wright, who pioneered powered flight in 1903, knew how much they owed to Katharine. "When the world spe...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published March 3rd 2003 by Farrar Straus Giroux
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Jeannine Atkins writes about history for children and teens. Her most recent book is Borrowed Names: Poems about Laura Ingalls Wilder, Madam C. J. Walker, Marie Curie and their Daughters (Henry Holt). She teaches Children’s Literature in the English Department at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
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