Aim for the Skies: Jerrie Mock and Joan Merriam Smith's Race to Complete Amelia Earhart's Quest

Aim for the Skies Jerrie Mock and Joan Merriam Smith s Race to Complete Amelia Earhart s Quest When she was seven years old Geraldine Jerrie Mock took her first airplane ride She decided then and there to be a pilot Growing up she was inspired by radio broadcasts detailing the travels of avia

When she was seven years old, Geraldine Jerrie Mock took her first airplane ride She decided then and there to be a pilot Growing up, she was inspired by radio broadcasts detailing the travels of aviatrix Amelia Earhart Joan Merriam was 15 when she took her first plane ride in 1952 She got her pilot s license before she could even drive a car And like Jerrie, Joan tWhen she was seven years old, Geraldine Jerrie Mock took her first airplane ride She decided then and there to be a pilot Growing up, she was inspired by radio broadcasts detailing the travels of aviatrix Amelia Earhart Joan Merriam was 15 when she took her first plane ride in 1952 She got her pilot s license before she could even drive a car And like Jerrie, Joan too was inspired by Earhart and wanted to circle the globe, following Earhart s exact route Years later, when both women begin to plan their dream flights, they are completely unaware of each other, and coincidentally pick the same time to depart But when the media gets word of their plans, the stage is set for the race of a lifetime This picture book retells the extraordinary story of the 1964 air race between Americans Geraldine Mock and Joan Merriam Smith, the first two women to fly around the world.

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Aim for the Skies: Jerrie Mock and Joan Merriam Smith's Race to Complete Amelia Earhart's Quest

  1. Aim e Bissonette was born the sixth of seven children She grew up with her suitcase never fully unpacked her family moved many times and she attended 8 different schools before graduating from high school Aim e earned her Bachelor s degree from Colorado State University and her Law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School She has worked as an occupational therapist, teacher, lawyer, and small business owner In her legal practice, she works with numerous children s book authors and illustrators In addition to her books for children, Aim e has published a book for K 12 teachers and administrators on the legal issues associated with technology in the schools She lives with her husband, family, and dogs in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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