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Lighter Than Air: Sophie Blanchard, the First Woman Pilot: Candlewick Biographies

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"Smith tells Sophie's inspiring story with a buoyant sense of wonder, fitting for a woman who was happiest in the air. Her accomplishments and passion for flight are brought beautifully to life by Tavares." -- Booklist (starred review) Take to the skies with the story of Sophie Blanchard, an extraordinary woman who is largely forgotten despite her claim to being the very first female pilot in history. In eighteenth-century France, "balloonomania" has fiercely gripped the nation . . . but all of the pioneering aeronauts ...

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Lighter Than Air: Sophie Blanchard, the First Woman Pilot: Candlewick Biographies
2019, Candlewick Press (MA)

ISBN-13: 9781536205558

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Lighter Than Air: Sophie Blanchard, the First Woman Pilot: Candlewick Biographies
2019, Candlewick Press (MA)

ISBN-13: 9781536205541

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