Mujeres pilotos de la Segunda Guerra Mundial (Women Pilots of World War II)

From the Series Héroes de la Segunda Guerra Mundial (Heroes of World War II) (Alternator Books ® en español)

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Cuando comenzó la Segunda Guerra Mundial, muchos países no permitían que hubiera mujeres pilotos en el ejército. Sin embargo, a medida que avanzaba la guerra, estos países comenzaron a enfrentar una escasez de pilotos. Gran Bretaña, Estados Unidos y la Unión Soviética comenzaron a reclutar mujeres pilotos para apoyar el esfuerzo bélico.

Estas mujeres pilotos volaron cientos de aviones militares. A menudo se arriesgaban para servir a sus países. Sin embargo, sus países no siempre reconocieron su trabajo. Aprende sobre las mujeres que surcaron los cielos para servir a sus países a través de historias de entrenamiento, misiones y la lucha por el reconocimiento.

When World War II began, many countries did not allow women pilots to be in the military. But as the war went on, these countries began to face a shortage of pilots. Britain, the United States, and the Soviet Union all began recruiting women pilots to support the war effort.

These women pilots flew hundreds of military planes. They often put themselves in danger to serve their countries. However, their countries did not always recognize their work. Through stories of training, missions, and the fight for recognition, learn more about the women who took to the skies to serve their countries.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Diverse Books: Feminism, Diverse Books: Social Justice, Diversity, Spanish-Language
Copyright 2023
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Alternator Books ® en español
Imprint ediciones Lerner
Language Spanish
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2023-01-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF025130, JNF023000, JNF057010
Dewey 940.54/4973082
Dimensions 7 x 9
Features Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Maps, 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

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Héroes de la Segunda Guerra Mundial (Heroes of World War II) (Alternator Books ® en español)

Descubre historias heroicas e inéditas de la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Este atractivo texto narrativo revela cómo era la vida de las personas que lucharon en la guerra o vivieron luego en el frente interno. El contenido centrado en ciencia, tecnología, ingeniería y matemáticas destaca la… View available downloads →