The Resource Wings and rockets : the story of women in air and space, Jeannine Atkins ; pictures by Dušan Petričič

Wings and rockets : the story of women in air and space, Jeannine Atkins ; pictures by Dušan Petričič

Label
Wings and rockets : the story of women in air and space
Title
Wings and rockets
Title remainder
the story of women in air and space
Statement of responsibility
Jeannine Atkins ; pictures by Dušan Petričič
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the stories of women who have dared to challenge prejudices and rules to take their place in the skies--from Katherine Wright and Bessie Coleman to Jackie Cochran, Shannon Lucid, and Eileen Collins
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Atkins, Jeannine
Dewey number
  • 629.13/092/273
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL539
LC item number
.A85 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Petričić, Dušan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women air pilots
  • Women astronauts
  • Air pilots
  • Astronauts
  • Air pilots
  • Astronauts
  • Women
  • Air pilots
  • Astronauts
  • Women air pilots
  • Women astronauts
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Wings and rockets : the story of women in air and space, Jeannine Atkins ; pictures by Dušan Petričič
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-189) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dreams and beginnings (1903-26): Katharine Wright -- Blanche Stuart Scott takes off -- Brave Bessie Coleman -- The first women's cross-country air race (1929): Amelia Earhart: the race begins -- Disaster for Amelia Earhart -- Amelia Earhart and another dream -- Friendships and war (1932-44): Jackie Cochran learns to fly -- Jackie Cochran and Amelia Earhart -- Jackie Cochran and the WASP -- After the war: Ann Baumgartner and Jackie Cochran -- How high can we go? Women in space (1960-99): Jerrie Cobb and the Mercury 13 -- Shannon Lucid and NASA -- Eileen Collins and the Air Force -- Shannon Lucid in Mir -- Commander Eileen Collins -- A note from the author -- Important years in women's aviation history -- Important women in aviation history
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (197 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036931526
Label
Wings and rockets : the story of women in air and space, Jeannine Atkins ; pictures by Dušan Petričič
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-189) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dreams and beginnings (1903-26): Katharine Wright -- Blanche Stuart Scott takes off -- Brave Bessie Coleman -- The first women's cross-country air race (1929): Amelia Earhart: the race begins -- Disaster for Amelia Earhart -- Amelia Earhart and another dream -- Friendships and war (1932-44): Jackie Cochran learns to fly -- Jackie Cochran and Amelia Earhart -- Jackie Cochran and the WASP -- After the war: Ann Baumgartner and Jackie Cochran -- How high can we go? Women in space (1960-99): Jerrie Cobb and the Mercury 13 -- Shannon Lucid and NASA -- Eileen Collins and the Air Force -- Shannon Lucid in Mir -- Commander Eileen Collins -- A note from the author -- Important years in women's aviation history -- Important women in aviation history
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (197 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036931526

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