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Title:
Eyewitness to the Tuskegee Airmen
ISBN:
9781634074209
Physical Description:
32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents:
Ready to Serve -- Preparing for War -- Into the Skies -- The Red Tails -- Returning Home.
Reading Level:
710 L Lexile
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Summary

Summary

Through narrative nonfiction text, readers learn about the history and daring missions of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first black pilots to fly for the U.S. military. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, primary-source quote sidebars, fact-filled captions and callouts, a glossary, an introduction to the author, and a listing of source notes.


Author Notes

Marcia Amidon Lusted is a published author of over forty nonfiction books for children and young adults. She is also an assistant editor for the Cobblestone Publishing magazine group, and an instructor for the Institute of Children's Literature. Her titles include: Wisconsin: The Badger State, Ohio: The Buckeye State, Illinois: The Prairie State, Cosmelic Surgery Essential Viewpoints and Social Networking - MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Ready to servep. 4
Chapter 2 Preparing for Warp. 10
Chapter 3 Into the Skiesp. 14
Chapter 4 The Red Tailsp. 18
Chapter 5 Returning Homep. 24
Glossaryp. 30
Source Notesp. 31
To Learn Morep. 32
Indexp. 32