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Ruth Law Thrills A Nation


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Order Number: 126.0110
Format : DVD
Theme:In spite of the incredible odds against them, strong determination enables people to meet goals that may seem out of reach.

This true story describes the record-breaking flight of a daring woman pilot, Ruth Law, from Chicago to New York in 1916.

LeVar takes viewers on a trip through time from the barnstorming days and flying machines of Bessie Coleman, the first African American woman to get her pilot’s license, to modern aviation machines and female pilots. Viewers will also see a teenage pilot who takes to the air for the first time, following in the footsteps of the great women who went before her.

Author: Don Brown
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
 
Field Trip Segments
Meet Bessie – Meet Bessie Coleman, the first African American woman to get her pilot’s license.
Great Pilots – See history making women pilots from Amelia Earhart to Sally Ride.
Flying Solo! – Join Lizann Neptune, a 17 year-old high school student, originally from Trinidad as she makes her first solo flight.
 
Review BooksPlane Song by Diane Siebert; Flight by Robert Burleigh; Amelia’s Fantastic Flight by Rose Bursik.

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Rights granted with purchase include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance and c) campus or building close circuit and video streaming.

Ideal for Grades: K -4
Duration: 30 minutes
Closed Captioned
©GPN / WNED-TV
Series #126

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