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Under Amelia's Wing

Book 2 in the Ginny Ross series

by Heather Stemp
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 11 to 15
  • Grade: 6 to 10
tagged: aviation, girls & women, post-confederation (1867-)

It's 1936, and against all odds—but not without a few stumbles—Ginny Ross has made it to Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. (Otherwise known as the academic home of her friend and mentor, Amelia Earhart.) For Ginny, this is the next step toward her dream of becoming a pilot, but it's harder than she expected: as the only girl in h …

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Amelia and Me

Book 1 of the Ginny Ross Series

by Heather Stemp
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: aviation, girls & women, post-confederation (1867-)

Highlights a plucky role model for the ages. -Kirkus Reviews

After reading about Amelia Earhart in her friend's scrapbook, twelve-year-old Ginny Ross decides to become a pilot. It's 1930 and luckily, the airstrip in her hometown of Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, is a popular launching point for intrepid aviators setting out on transatlantic flights. B …

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Alis the Aviator

by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail, illustrated by Kalpna Patel
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: aviation, girls & women, native canadian

Come along on an aviation journey with Alis! This spunky female guide will take you through an ABC of planes featuring gorgeous cut-paper art.

An A to Z of planes past and present, this book has stunning cut-paper art and a cute-as-a-button guide named Alis. Named for Dr. Alis Kennedy, likely one of the first Indigenous women to obtain a commercial …

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Robocar Poli: Welcome to Broomstown! A Look and Find Book (Little Detectives)

adapted by Anne Paradis, illustrated by Roi Visual
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 18
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: activity books, aviation, cars & trucks, media tie-in

Explore Broomstown with the Robocar rescue team! Take out your magnifying glass and search for hidden objects in wonderfully busy places, including the Rescue Station, City Hall and many more! The book contains large illustrations with lots of things to see and name. The book includes bonus look-and-find activity ideas!
About Robocar Poli: The Ro …

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Flying Ace

Errol's Gander Adventure

by Sheilah Lukins, illustrated by Laurel Keating
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 12
  • Grade: 2 to 6
tagged: chapter books, aviation

***CANADA BOOK AWARD WINNER*** ***BRUNEAU FAMILY AWARD FOR CHILDREN'S/YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE LONGLIST***
Errol the adventurous little mouse takes to the sky when he meets a young girl, Natasha, playing with a toy airplane. Later, when Errol is left alone, he decides to fly Natasha’s toy plane and begins a magical journey that takes him back in ti …

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Robocar Poli: A Surprise Birthday Party

A Lift-the-Flap Book

adapted by Anne Paradis, illustrated by Roi Visual
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 18
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: birthdays, aviation, words, activity books, cars & trucks

The Robocar rescue team is throwing a surprise birthday party for Helly and you’re invited to join them as they prepare for the celebration. Peek under the flaps to discover the birthday cake, gifts and many silly surprises!

About Robocar Poli: The Robocar rescue team keeps the streets of Broomstown safe. When there’s trouble, Poli the police ca …

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Death by Airship

by Arthur Slade
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: pirates, aviation, steampunk

Prince Conn will never be king. And that's just fine with him. He's ninth in line for the pirate throne and is quite happy to sail the skies in his airship with his crew of cheery misfits, plundering as they go. But one by one his siblings are being murdered, in tragic fires, violent cannon attacks or mysterious poisonings. Soon all fingers are poi …

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Angela's Airplane

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: classics, aviation, girls & women

When Angela's father gets lost at the airport, she looks for him everywhere, even inside an airplane. But when Angela's love of button-pressing proves too great, she finds herself in charge of flying the plane. Can Angela make it back down to the runway?

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