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Daredevil: The Daring Life of Betty Skelton Meghan Mccarthy

Daredevil: The Daring Life of Betty Skelton

Meghan Mccarthy

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ISBN : 9781442481886
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48 pages
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A riveting picture book biography of Betty Skelton, aviation and auto racing pioneer, from award-winning author/illustrator Megan McCarthy. Includes audio!In the 1930s most girls were happy playing with dolls. But one girl, Betty Skelton, likedMoreA riveting picture book biography of Betty Skelton, aviation and auto racing pioneer, from award-winning author/illustrator Megan McCarthy. Includes audio!In the 1930s most girls were happy playing with dolls. But one girl, Betty Skelton, liked playing with airplanes, watching them fly around outside, and even flying airplanes herself! She lived for an adventure-in the air, the water, and on land-and nothing could stop her, especially not being a girl.When Betty Skelton was young there werent many women flying airplanes or racing cars, but she wouldnt let that stop her. She was always ready to take on a challenge, and she loved to have fun. Beetty rode motorcycles, raced cars, jumped out of planes, and flew jets, helicoptors, gliders, and blimps. And by the time she was an adult, Betty was known in the press as the First Lady of Firsts!This vibrantly illustrated picture book biography with audio reveals the exciting life of a brave pioneer who followed her dreams and showed the world that women can do anything!