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28: Stories of AIDS in Africa

Stephanie Nolen - Political Science - 2010
From one of our most widely read, award-winning journalists comes the powerful, unputdownable story of the very human cost of a global pandemic of staggering scope and scale ...
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Shakespeare's Face: Unraveling the Legend and History of Shakespeare's ...

Stephanie Nolen - History - 2010 - 384 pages
A fascinating literary detective story charting the surprising, true history of a recently discovered painting of Shakespeare held by the same family for 400 years -- adding ...
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Amelia Earhart's Daughters: The Wild And Glorious Story Of American Women ...

Leslie Haynsworth, David Toomey - History - 2000 - 352 pages
In 1942, with war raging on two fronts and military pilots in short supply, the U.S. Army Air Force enlisted a handful of skilled female aviators to deliver military planes ...
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Right Stuff, Wrong Sex: America's First Women in Space Program

Margaret A. Weitekamp - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 256 pages
Margaret Weitekamp traces the rise and fall of the Lovelace Woman in Space program within the context of the cold war and the thriving women's aviation culture of the 1950s ...
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Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream

Tanya Lee Stone - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2011 - 144 pages
What does it take to be an astronaut? Excellence at flying, courage, intelligence, resistance to stress, top physical shape any checklist would include these. But when ...
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The Fastest Woman Alive

Karen Sunde - Drama - 2005 - 101 pages
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Space for Women: A History of Women with the Right Stuff

Pamela Freni - History - 2002 - 210 pages
A history of women who were recruited as potential astronauts early in the space race and their attempt to be the first females in space. It tells of their success in the ...
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Jacqueline Cochran: Biography of a Pioneer Aviator

Rhonda Smith-Daugherty - Transportation - 2012 - 221 pages
Although Amelia Earhart remains the best-known female pilot of the 1930s, Jacqueline Cochran stood as the more important aviation pioneer and America's top woman pilot. Among ...
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