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The Resource Sky high : the true story of Maggie Gee, by Marissa Moss ; illustrated by Carl Angel

Sky high : the true story of Maggie Gee, by Marissa Moss ; illustrated by Carl Angel

Label
Sky high : the true story of Maggie Gee
Title
Sky high
Title remainder
the true story of Maggie Gee
Statement of responsibility
by Marissa Moss ; illustrated by Carl Angel
Title variation
Sky high
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Presents the life and career of the Chinese American woman who dreamed of flying as a child and who went on to become one of only two Chinese American Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) to serve during World War II
  • As a child, instead of going to the movies, Maggie and her family drove out to a landing strip to watch planes take off and land. Maggie dreamed of flying, and when the U.S. entered World War II, she knew it was her chance to fly
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moss, Marissa
Dewey number
  • 940.54/4973092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
LG
LC call number
D790.5
LC item number
.M67 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
4.8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Angel, Carl
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gee, Maggie
  • Gee, Maggie
  • Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.)
  • Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Women air pilots
  • Air pilots, Military
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Women air pilots
  • Air pilots, Military
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Sky high : the true story of Maggie Gee, by Marissa Moss ; illustrated by Carl Angel
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The illustrations in this book were rendered in acrylics and colored pencil."--Colophon
Bar code
  • 31223091567728
  • 31223091567736
  • 31223091567835
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 x 28 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9781582462806
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2008042387
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • 259716083
  • (OCoLC)259716083
Label
Sky high : the true story of Maggie Gee, by Marissa Moss ; illustrated by Carl Angel
Link
Publication
Note
"The illustrations in this book were rendered in acrylics and colored pencil."--Colophon
Bar code
  • 31223091567728
  • 31223091567736
  • 31223091567835
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 x 28 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9781582462806
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2008042387
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • 259716083
  • (OCoLC)259716083

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