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Weatherford, Carole Boston.
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2016
IL 5-8, RL 5.0

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KThe story of the Tuskegee Airmen told in verse.  These brave men were the first black military pilots in the United States.  During a time when blacks were segregated, these men stepped forward and fulfilled their dream of flying and were eventually sent to fight for their country and for an opportunity to help break the color barrier.

SUBJECTS:   African American air pilots -- History -- Poetry.
                        Tuskegee Army Air Field (Ala.) -- Poetry.
                        United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Squadron, 99th -- History -- Poetry.
                        World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American -- Poetry.
                        World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front -- Poetry.
                        World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American -- Poetry.

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