Daredevil: the daring life of Betty Skelton

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A riveting picture book biography of Betty Skelton, aviation and auto racing pioneer, from award-winning author/illustrator Megan McCarthy. In the 1930s most girls were happy playing with dolls. But one girl, Betty Skelton, liked playing with airplanes, watching them fly around outside, and even flying airplanes herself! She lived for an adventure--in the air, the water, and on land--and nothing could stop her, especially not being a girl. When Betty Skelton was young there weren't many women flying airplanes or racing cars, but she wouldn't let that stop her. She was always ready to take on a challenge, and she loved to have fun. Beetty rode motorcycles, raced cars, jumped out of planes, and flew jets, helicoptors, gliders, and blimps. And by the time she was an adult, Betty was known in the press as the "First Lady of Firsts!" This vibrantly illustrated picture book biography reveals the exciting life of a brave pioneer who followed her dreams and showed the world that women can do anything!
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9781442422629
9781633791381
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AD: Adult Directed 640L
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subject_facet Air pilots -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Automobile racing drivers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Automobile racing drivers -- United States -- Biography. -- Juvenile literature, Skelton, Betty -- Juvenile literature, Skelton, Betty. -- Juvenile literature, Women air pilots -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Women air pilots -- United States -- Biography. -- Juvenile literature, Women automobile racing drivers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Women automobile racing drivers -- United States -- Biography. -- Juvenile literature
title_display Daredevil : the daring life of Betty Skelton
title_full Daredevil : the daring life of Betty Skelton / Meghan McCarthy, Daredevil : the daring life of Betty Skelton [electronic resource] / Meghan McCarthy
title_short Daredevil :
title_sub the daring life of Betty Skelton
topic_facet Air pilots, Automobile racing drivers, Skelton, Betty, Women air pilots, Women automobile racing drivers