Cover image for Molly takes flight
Title:
Molly takes flight
Author:
Tripp, Valerie, 1951-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Middleton, WI : Pleasant Company Publications, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
40 pages : color illustrations ; 16 cm.
Summary:
Molly feels that everything in her life has changed when her father goes off to England to help wounded soldiers and her beloved aunt joins the Women's Airforce Service Pilots. Includes a section on women pilots in the armed services, and a project related to the story.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
"Ages 7 and up"--cover p. [4].

690 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.2 1.0 34680.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 5.5 3 Quiz: 19845.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9781562477677
Format :
Book

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World War II is changing everything in Molly's life, even Aunt Eleanor. Will anything ever be the same again? Not only do girls get a story about their favorite American Girl, they also get an all-new historical picture essay and a step-by-step craft from the story. An excellent, inexpensive, way to introduce girls to the collection. 8 illustrations.


Author Notes

Valerie Tripp graduated with honors from the first coeducational class at Yale University in 1973. She received a Masters of Education from Harvard University in 1981. From 1974 to 1980, she was a writer for the Addison-Wesley Reading Program. She then became a freelance writer for The Hampton-Brown Company and ELHI Publishers Services creating educational materials for major publishers.

In 1983, Tripp and Pleasant Rowland decided to write a series of books about girls growing up all over the country during some of the most historical events of the past. Rowland envisioned the books as one of the cornerstones of a new company she had just founded called the Pleasant Co. Tripp's first assignment for Pleasant Co. was writing four of the six books about Samantha, a girl in turn-of-the-century America. Tripp then wrote about Felicity, Molly, and Josephina for the American Girls series. Her other works include the Hopscotch Hill School series.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

Molly's Family
Molly Takes Flightp. 1
Meet the Authorp. 30
Looking Backp. 31
Make a Stargazerp. 42