Wind Flyers

By Johnson, Angela & Long, Loren

Publishers Summary:
A boy's love of flight takes him on a journey from the dusty dirt roads of Alabama to the war-torn skies of Europe. Introduces young readers to the contributions of the Tuskegee Airmen in World War II.

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ISBN
978-0-68984-879-7
Publisher
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2007.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on January 1, 2007

Gr 2-4 A child recounts his great-great uncle's lifelong passion for flying-which began at age five with a leap from the roof of a chicken coop and climaxed with wartime flights as one of the Tuskegee Airmen. The man is depicted as a slender figure with distant eyes contemplating the wild blue yonder or, later on, posing with...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2007

This story, written in poetic prose, is about one young African American man who wants to fly "into the wind, again...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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