Nomination: Me and the Sky Captain Beverley Bass, Pioneering Pilot

Bass, Beverley and Cynthia Williams. Me and the Sky: Captain Beverley Bass, Pioneering Pilot. Illus. by Joanie Stone. 2019. 40p. Alfred A Knopf Books for Young Readers, hardback, $20.99 (9780525645498). PreS-Gr 3.

Despite hearing repeatedly from childhood that girls weren’t pilots, Beverley proved everyone wrong by becoming the captain of a major airline and several other firsts for female commercial pilots.

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