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Download Õ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Á Nancy Roe Pimm A Junior Library Guild selectionSociety of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Official 2016 Summer Reading ListIn this biography for middle grade readers Nancy Roe Pimm tells the story of Geraldine “Jerrie” Mock the first woman to fly solo around the world In her trusty Cessna The Spirit of Columbus also known as Charlie she traveled from Columbus Ohio on an eastward route that totaled nearly twenty three thousand miles and took. Everyone has heard of Amelia Earhart but what do you know about Jerrie Mock the first woman to fly solo around the world Amelia tried but Jerrie got it doneJerrie Fredritz Mock did not grow up in an age of female empowerment nor with wealth and privilege She did have a passion to see the world though and read all the books she could get her hands on about faraway places—placed very different from her hometown of Newark Ohio After taking a little plane ride at a carnival with her parents when she was seven Jerrie announced that she was going to become a pilot when she grew up Sure you are kid It's the 1930s and that's never going to happen She did well in school excelling in mathematics After high school Jerried attended The Ohio State University and studied aeronautical engineering and chemistry It didn't matter to her that she was the only girl in the classesWhen Jerrie married her high school sweetheart at age nineteen she left college and became a wife and eventually mother to three children But the passion to learn never left She listened to radio programs so she could learn languages Spanish German and French She learned how to cook exotic foods from different parts of the worldHer husband had a good job and a few years after they got married the couple bought a small plane Jerrie was the main pilot; husband Russ also flew but was the one who backed her efforts In 1958 Jerrie earned her pilot's licenseYou can follow Jerrie's path to making history chapter by chapter in this well written carefully researched biography She encountered all sorts of cultural political mechanical and marital issues as she flew Charlie from city to cityThis book should be in every STEM library and classroom across the country

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The Jerrie Mock Story Free download ´ 4 É A Junior Library Guild selectionSociety of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Official 2016 Summer Reading ListIn this biography for middle grade readers Nancy Roe Pimm tells the story of Geraldine “Jerrie” Mock the first woman to fly solo around the world In her trusty Cessna The Spirit Almost a month Overcoming wind ice mechanical problems and maybe even sabotage Mock perseveredMock caught the aviation bug at seven years old when she rode in a Ford Trimotor plane with her parents In high school she displayed a talent for math and science and she was the only woman in her aeronautical engineering classes at Ohio State University Although she then settled into domestic life she never lost her interest in flying What began. A truly inspirational story of the first woman who flew solo around the world On March 19 1964 in Columbus Ohio Jerrie cleaned her house had her hair done put on her blouse skirt and pumps and climbed into her plane She returned April 17 1964 after flying 23000 miles and having so many close calls The biggest disappointment to me was her careless husband who cared about her succeeding then her safety What a jerk I’m from Ohio lived in Columbus for 25 years and can’t believe I didn’t remember this story After reading the book you should do investigating about her life after leaving her notoriety behind She deserved

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The Jerrie Mock StoryAs a joking suggestion from her husband to fly around the world prompted her to pursue her childhood dream But the dream became a race as another woman Joan Merriam Smith also sought to be the first to circle the globeEven though Mock beat Smith and accomplished what her heroine Amelia Earhart had died trying to do her feat was overshadowed by the Vietnam War and other world events Now Pimm introduces Mock to a new generation of adventurers. Overlooked female pilot who set a record for solo around the world flight Good choice for Ohio bio assignment