American History, Colonial and Revolutionary Periods (Juvenile Nonfiction)
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Eddie Rickenbacker survived dozens of personal and professional tragedies as he grew up to become an automobile mechanic, a race car driver, a fighter pilot, and airline executive. This biography invites young readers to consider the difference between carelessness and personal responsibility, even if both present danger.
In the third installment of our series Biographies for Young Readers, Nancy Roe Pimm gives us the life of Jerrie Mock, who in 1964 became the first woman to fly solo around the world. Mock, born in Newark, Ohio, received little attention for her feat, despite accomplishing what her childhood heroine Amelia Earhart died trying. Meticulously researched, Mock’s story as presented by Pimm is engaging, accessible, and packed with inspiration for middle-grade readers aspiring to adventure.