The Daring Miss Quimby

The Daring Miss Quimby

By Suzanne George Whitaker; Catherine Stock (Illustrator)

Holiday House, Hardcover, 9780823419968, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2009

1912, airplanes looked like bicycles with wings. When a spirited young woman named Harriet Quimby decides to learn how to fly, everyone says it's too dangerous. She tries it anyway and becomes the first woman in the United States to earn a pilot's license. Full color.

About the Author

Catherine Stock lives in New York City and France.