The stories of the world's greatest aviation pioneers. From young Amelia Earhart and her heroic journey to obtain her pilot's license to Douglas Barder, who bravely answered Winston Churchill's call and fought in several aerial battles during World War II, this thrilling book for middle readers educates about the plights and successes facing early aviators. Nearly two dozen stories bring out the pilot in readers of all ages and inspire them to dream of the skies.
|Publisher:||Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)|
|Age Range:||8 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Craig Kodera is a retired commercial pilot and professional artist. His ability to combine his talents in art with his interests in aviation have earned him the R.G. Smith Award for excellence in naval aviation art in 2001 and the Best of the Best award from Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine in 2000. Kodera is also the charter vice president of the American Society of Aviation Artists and the illustrator of the Pelican title A Dream of Pilots. He lives in Clermont, Florida.