Freedom's Promise: Calvin Spann: Daring Fighter Pilot, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Samantha S. Bell
  • Published By: Core Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532175612
  • ISBN-13: 9781532175619
  • DDC: 940.544973
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released January 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Calvin Spann was a fighter pilot during World War II, when the US military was segregated. He fought with the African American flying force the Tuskegee Airmen. This book explores Spann’s life and legacy. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
A Letter from Duchess.
1: The Longest Flight.
2: Building Confidence.
3: Training at Tuskegee.
4: At the Front.
5: Back on the Ground.
Fast Facts.
Stop and Think.
Online Resources.
Learn More.
About the Authors.