Wind flyers

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Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,
Pub. Date:
2007.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: LG - BL: 2.9 - AR Pts: 0.5
Description
All he ever wanted to do was fly. Three-time Coretta Scott King Award-winning author Angela Johnson and New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long invite readers to ponder a band of undercelebrated World War II heroes -- the Tuskegee Airmen. With fleeting prose and transcendent imagery, this book by the masterful author/artist duo reveals how a boy's love of flight takes him on a journey from the dusty dirt roads of Alabama to the war-torn skies of Europe and into the hearts of those who are only now beginning to understand the part these brave souls played in the history of America.
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ISBN:
068984879
9780689848797
Reading Level:
LG
Level 2.9, 0.5 Points
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subject_facet African American air pilots -- Juvenile fiction
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction
Tuskegee Army Air Field (Ala.) -- Juvenile fiction
United States. -- Army Air Forces. -- Fighter Group, 332nd -- History -- Juvenile fiction
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American -- Juvenile fiction
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Wind flyers
title_full Wind flyers / by Angela Johnson ; illustrated by Loren Long
title_short Wind flyers
topic_facet Aerial operations, American
African American air pilots
African Americans
History
Participation, African American
World War, 1939-1945