Record Details

Catalog Search

The flying girl : how Aida de Acosta learned to soar / Margarita Engle ; illustrated by Sara Palacios.

Engle, Margarita, (author.). Palacios, Sara, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 11 of 11 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Silas Bronson Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Silas Bronson Library - Waterbury JB ACOSTA, A ENG (Text to phone) 34005100472736 Juvenile Biography Available -

Record details

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
"Six months before the famous Wright Brothers' first flight, Aída de Acosta became the first woman to fly a powered aircraft."-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-8.
K to grade 3.
Awards Note:
Charter Oak Children’s Book Award (COCBA) Nominee, 2018-2019.
Subject: Acosta, Aida de, 1884-1962 > Juvenile literature.
Santos-Dumont, Alberto, 1873-1932 > Juvenile literature.
Women air pilots > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women in aeronautics > History > Juvenile literature.
Flight > History > Juvenile literature.
Airships > Juvenile literature.
Picture books for children.
Genre: Biographies.
Picture books.

Additional Resources