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"An inspiring biography about one woman's determination to forge a new path."--Booklist
Author: Beverley Bass, Cynthia Williams
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 11.10h x 8.60w x 0.40d
Audience: Ages 4-8
Reading Level: 4.7
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 510409 / Me and the Sky: Captain Beverley Bass, Pioneering Pilot
Kirkus Reviews 06/15/2019
Booklist 06/01/2019 pg. 83
School Library Journal 07/26/2019 pg. 1
About the Author
Beverley Bass is a retired pilot who spent decades flying for American Airlines and was their first female captain. She is the founder of a nonprofit that empowers female aviators around the world, and continues to work with them. She also actively supports the musical Come from Away. She tweets from @jetsflygirl. Joanie Stone was born and raised in Virginia, where she still lives today with her husband and young daughter. She uses her background in traditional hand-drawn animation to bring life and movement to her characters and fills her images with textures reminiscent of children's books from the past. She is also the illustrator of the Sing Your Colors! series. Learn more about Joanie online at JoanieStone.com or on Instagram at @JoanieStoneArt.
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