Brave Harriet

brave harrietThis past week most grade 3-5 library classes read the amazing true story of Harriet Quimby, Brave Harriet, written by Marissa Moss. Harriet Quimby was the first woman to get a pilot’s license and she should have been very famous for being the first woman to fly solo across the English Channel, but the news of the sinking of the Titanic at the same time meant that her feat went unnoticed in the media at the time.

We also watched this short video about her flight:

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