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Wind flyers

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,
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1st ed.
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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Grouping Title wind flyers
Grouping Author johnson angela
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-16 23:10:10PM
Last Indexed 2018-11-17 00:14:13AM

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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