Catalog

Due to COVID-19 emergency closures we may experience delays in processing and shipping your items.
We appreciate your patience during this time as libraries reopen and work through the backlog of holds requests.

Record Details

Catalog Search



Fly girls : the daring American women pilots who helped win WWII / P. O'Connell Pearson.

Available copies

  • 8 of 9 copies available at SC LENDS.

Current holds

0 current holds with 9 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
AHJ - Allendale Branch J 940.544 PEA (Text) 30365101253111 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Anderson - Anderson Main Library J 940.5449 Pearson P. (Text) 22960001537058 Juvenile Non-Fiction Checked out 04/13/2021
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch J 940.5449 PEA (Text) 0530006064312 Juvenile Non-Fiction Collection Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch J 940.5449 PEA (Text) 0530006068933 Juvenile Non-Fiction Collection Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch J 940.5449 PEA (Text) 0530006064321 Juvenile Non-Fiction Collection Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch J 940.54497 PEA (Text) 30018005693334 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Florence - Main Library J 940.5449 Pearson (Text) 33172006351116 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Kershaw - Camden Library J 940.54 PEA (Text) 33255003486561 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
York - Rock Hill Branch J940.54 PEARSON (Text) 33205011910920 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781534404106
  • ISBN: 1534404104
  • Physical Description: 198 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 178-182) and index.
Summary, etc.:
At the height of World War II, the US Army Airforce faced a desperate need for skilled pilots—but only men were allowed in military airplanes, even if the expert pilots who were training them to fly were women. Through grit and pure determination, 1,100 of these female pilots—who had to prove their worth time and time again—were finally allowed to ferry planes from factories to bases, to tow targets for live ammunition artillery training, to test repaired planes and new equipment, and more. Though the WASPs lived on military bases, trained as military pilots, wore uniforms, marched in review, and sometimes died violently in the line of duty, they were civilian employees and received less pay than men doing the same jobs and no military benefits, not even for burials. Their story is one of patriotism, the power of positive attitudes, the love of flying, and the willingness to do good with no concern for personal gain.-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 10 & up.
Grades 7-8.
Subject: Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.) > Juvenile literature.
Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.)
Women air pilots > United States > Juvenile literature.
Air pilots, Military > United States > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Aerial operations, American > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Participation, Female > Juvenile literature.
Women air pilots > United States.
Air pilots, Military > United States.
World War, 1939-1945 > Aerial operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 > Participation, Female.

Additional Resources