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Aim for the Skies characters â 107 ✓ When she was seven years old Geraldine Jerrie Mock took her first airplane ride She decided then and there to be a pilot Growing up she was inspired by radio broadcasts detailing the travels of aviatrix Amelia Earhart Joan Merriam was 15 when she took her first plane ride in 1952 She got her pilot's license When she was seven years old Geraldine Jerrie Mock took her first airplane ride She decided then and there to be a pilot Growing up she was inspired by radio broadcasts detailing the travels of aviatrix Amelia Earhart Joan Merriam was 15 when she took her first plane ride in 1952 She got. Interesting story of two women who are not widely known trying to accomplish what Amelia Earhart did not

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Her pilot's license before she could even drive a car And like Jerrie Joan too was inspired by Earhart and wanted to circle the globe following Earhart's exact route Years later when both women begin to plan their dream flights they are completely unaware of each other and coincidentall. Fascinating story about an unintended race Jerrie Mock and Joan Merriam are not as well known as Amelia Earhart yet their feat was daunting They flew in smaller planes each alone Amelia had navigator Fred Noonan with her and became the first two women to fly around the world Neither knew the other was planning this flight but once they found out the race was set Jerrie completed her mission ahead of Joan but Joan was thrilled she finished following Amelia's route They both followed their dreams

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Aim for the SkiesY pick the same time to depart But when the media gets word of their plans the stage is set for the race of a lifetime This picture book retells the extraordinary story of the 1964 air race between Americans Geraldine Mock and Joan Merriam Smith the first two women to fly around the worl. Excellent picture book about the around the world race between these two pioneering women pilots which was won by Jerrie Mock Gorgeous watercolor illustrations and maps The author's note points out how unfortunate it was that their flights began so close to each other that the media turned it into a race because really they both were major accomplishments and had different planes and circumstances to overcome Joan's flight was longer than Jerrie's and through tougher weather Includes a bibliography of books about the two women For an excellent longer biography of Jerrie Mock try The Jerrie Mock Story The First Woman to Fly Solo around the World