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The Soviet Night Witches: Brave Women Bomber Pilots of World War II
The Soviet Night Witches: Brave Women Bomber Pilots of World War II
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The Soviet Night Witches: Brave Women Bomber Pilots of World War II

The Soviet Night Witches flew over 30,000 missions in planes made of almost nothing more than plywood and canvas. Learn more about the origin of the Night Witches and the amazing women who flew these missions and were indispensable to the war effort in WWII.

Reading LevelGrades 3-4
Interest LevelGrades 3-9
Lexile Level790L
ATOS Level5.4
AR Points1
AR Quiz #189873
Text TypeInformational Text
PublisherCapstone Press
BrandSnap Books
Page Count32
Capstone Interactive eBook
List Price: $53.32 School/Library Price

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School Library Journal - Mary Mueller, Rolla Public Schools, MO

"Clear prose and coherent and thoughtful story lines written from a feminist perspective describe women’s contribution to war efforts and explain how military service became one of the foundations of the modern women’s movement. . . .Well-chosen period photos of the women who served are a plus, as are the sidebars and maps. These topics are often overlooked for this audience, especially those of Soviet Night Witches. A first purchase for middle school libraries." - School Library Journal

November 1, 2017

Booklist - Julia Smith

"The Women and War series examines the vital roles women have played during wartime, and this entry charts the history of the fearless female WWII pilots known as the Night Witches. . . .This book showcases how skilled, daring, and resourceful these aviators were, and it also calls attention to the women responsible for plane maintenance and repair. Fact boxes, pilot profiles, and period photos make this a lively and inspirational read." - Booklist

October 1, 2017

Pamela Dell

Pamela Dell

Pamela Dell began her professional career writing for adults and started writing for children about 12 years ago. Since then she has published fiction and nonfiction books, written numerous magazine articles, and created award-winning interactive multimedia.

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