The daring Miss Quimby

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Holiday House,
Pub. Date:
c2009.
Language:
English
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Presents the life of Harriet Quimby, the first female licensed to fly an airplane and fly solo across the English Channel, who paved the way for other female pilots before her untimely death in an accident over Boston Harbor.
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9780823419968
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subject_facet Air pilots -- United States -- Biography, Air pilots -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Women air pilots -- United States -- Biography, Women air pilots -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
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title The daring Miss Quimby
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title_short The daring Miss Quimby
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