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Flying against the wind

a story about Beryl Markham
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A biography of the first person, man or woman, to fly alone across the Atlantic nonstop from England to North America, from her childhood in Africa to her record-setting flight.

Other titlesBeryl Markham :
Statementby Andy Russell Bowen ; illustrations by Shelly O. Haas.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
SeriesA creative minds biography
ContributionsHaas, Shelly O., ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL540.M345 B68 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL667894M
ISBN 101575050811
LC Control Number97013649
OCLC/WorldCa36768026

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Friedman selected the title, Flying against the Wind, because it exemplifies Cato's nature. As a young child, readers share in Cato's ability to think for herself and follow her heart. This independence is what causes Cato to "fly against the wind" most of her life, which makes the biography's title an excellent choice.

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Question Flying against the wind, an airplane travels km in 5 hours. Flying with the wind, the same plane travels km in 7 hours. What is the rate of the plane in still air and what is the rate of the wind.

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