Women Pilots of World War II
From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )
World War II marked the first time women pilots were trained to fly military planes in the United States. Although most were not allowed to fly combat missions, they provided great service to the Allied forces. Learn about the brave women in the United States, Great Britain, and the Soviet Union who trained, flew, and fought for the Allies, blazing a path for women in the military.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Diverse Books: Feminism, Diverse Books: Social Justice, Diversity|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Alternator Books ®|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|BISACS||JNF025130, JNF023000, JNF057010|
|Graphics||1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||W|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.8|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||198583|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Maps, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and Timeline|
Author: Lisa L. Owens
Lisa L. Owens's career in children's publishing has spanned nearly 25 years. She has authored 95+ books for young people, including early readers, chapter books, graphic novels, and a wide variety of nonfiction for PreK-YA audiences. As a former in-house editor and longtime freelancer, she's worked in various editorial capacities—from concept to market—on thousands of published works for all ages. Lisa lives in the Seattle area with her aerospace-engineer husband and their retired racing greyhound. To learn about hosting her in your classroom, either in person or via Skype, visit her profile at OnlineAuthorVisits.com.
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Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )
Discover heroic, untold stories of World War II. Engaging narrative text reveals what life was like for people fighting in the war or living in its wake on the home front. STEM-focused sidebars highlight technology and advancements used during the war. View available downloads →
“Useful for older readers reading below grade levels as well as middle-grade students, this series offers engaging presentations on aspects of the war.”—Booklist