You Can Fly

You Can Fly

The Tuskegee Airmen

Book - 2016
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I WANT YOU! says the poster of Uncle Sam. But if you re a young black man in 1940, he doesn t want you in the cockpit of a war plane. Yet you are determined not to let that stop your dream of flying.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2016]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781481449380
Call Number: j811.6 WEAT
Characteristics: 80 p. : ill. ; 20 cm


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The story of the pioneering African-American pilots of World War II is uniquely told in vibrant second-person poems.

(From Kirkus Reviews, February 15th, 2016) "Pre–World War II efforts aimed at improving the opportunities for African-Americans in the military faced strong opposition, but flight programs such as Tuskegee’s had a strong advocate in Eleanor Roosevelt, and she convinced President Franklin D. ... Read More »

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