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Nobody Owns the Sky

 Today is National Aviation Day, which began in 1939 to celebrate aviation and the birthday of aviation pioneer Oriville Wright. Other great aviators in history include Amelia Earhart, Howard Hughes and Charles Lindberg, whose daughter, Pamela Paprone wrote Nobody Owns … Continue reading

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Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

There are many great women of black history including trailblazers like Harriet Tubman, who literally blazed a trail to freedom for hundreds of slaves. There is also Ruby Bridges, who at the age of six became the first student to  … Continue reading

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Fly High! The Story of Bessie Coleman

Fly High! The Story of Bessie Coleman  tells the story of Bessie Coleman the first African-American woman to receive an international pilot’s license. It is a wonderful book for children, as it teaches the important lesson that no matter where you come … Continue reading

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