Review Ð Me and the Sky 107

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T girls couldn't be pilots Still they encouraged her and brought her to a nearby airport to watch the planes take off and landAfter decades of refusing to take no for an answer in 1986 Beverley became the first female pilot promoted to captain by American Airlines and led the firs. I'm not an expert on reading levels but it seems like the text was written at a lower reading level maybe third grade which is a bit unusual for pic book biographies It was nice As I've said before stories of women and people of color who have accomplished great thingsThe only thing I wondered was whether or not she'd experienced any adversity along the way Stories like this always have a little of that Great if she didn't but it would have been nice to include a bit about any barriers she might have encountered

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Me and the SkyT all female crewed flight shortly thereafter Her revolutionary career became even newsworthy when she was forced to land in the remote town of Gander Newfoundland on September 11 2001 due to US airspace closures After several days there she flew her crew and passengers safely hom. Me and the Sky Captain Beverly Bass Pioneering Pilot by Beverley Bass illustrated by Joanie Stone BIOGRAPHY PICTURE BOOK Alfred A Knopf 2019 18 ISBN 9780525645498BUYING ADVISORY EL K 3 EL – ADVISABLEAUDIENCE APPEAL AVERAGEStarting when she was still riding in a stroller Beverly loved planes She dreamed about flying and never let “can’t” stop her from pursuing her flying goals even though she heard that word lots Girls didn’t take flying lessons A girl couldn’t fly passenger planes Who would trust a girl in their jumbo jet’s cockpit But flying planes did not take big muscles just brains and determination both of which Beverley had plenty She became the first female to captain an American Airlines commercial airlinerThough the illustrations seem fairly flat and ordinary to me the story is an important one in the march toward eual rights for women Three pages of back matter provide information about Beverley’s story including her experience during 9 11 which became part of an award winning Broadway musicalPK Foster MLS elementary school teacher librarianhttpskissthebookjrblogspotcom20

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Review Ð Me and the Sky 107 ´ The groundbreaking female pilot featured in the hit Broadway musical Come from Away tells her story in this high flying and inspiring picture book autobiographyWhen Beverley Bass was a young girl in the late 1950s she told her parents she wanted to fly planes and they told her that girls couldn't be pilots Still they encourThe groundbreaking female pilot featured in the hit Broadway musical Come from Away tells her story in this high flying and inspiring picture book autobiographyWhen Beverley Bass was a young girl in the late 1950s she told her parents she wanted to fly planes and they told her tha. I liked the illustrations but the writing fell a little flat I do like that it ties into the musical a little both in a few moments in the text and in the back matter