Friday, May 20, 2011


By: Sherri L. Smith

Genre: Fiction- War and racism

Location: FIC SMI

"A dynamic heartful novel" Washington Post

All Ida Mae Jones wants to do is fly... her daddy was a pilot and she wanted to be one too- which is very difficult if you are a young black woman. When America enters WWII the Army forms WASP (Women Air force Service Pilots) and Ida has a chance to join- but she has to use her light skin to pass as a white girl. Can she deny her identity and family to fly- can she fulfil her dream without losing herself...

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