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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
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Hardcover, 208 pages
Published March 3rd 2003 by Farrar Straus Giroux
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Very inspiring read. It made me want to learn how to fly and be braver when it comes to adversity.
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Jeannine Atkins is the author of Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science, Stone Mirrors: The Sculpture and Silence of Edmonia Lewis, and Little Woman in Blue: A Novel of May Alcott. She teaches in the MFA program at Simmons College. You can learn more on her website at http://www.Jeannineatkins.com.
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