Take off with Nancy Harkness Love, the first female pilot to serve in the Army Air Forces and founder of the Women’s Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) during World War II, in this nonfiction picture book biography.
"A sweeping but quick biography, this is a great introduction for readers who are fascinated by flight, interested in twentieth-century military depictions, or eager to learn about women pilots other than Amelia Earhart." - Booklist
"... the focus on Love’s early life fleshes out both her daring personality and the fascinating path that led her to leading the women’s ferrying division of WASP." - Kirkus
Each faced with a problem, Marvin Stone and Joseph B. Friedman made tweaks to the straw—one made it paper and one made it bend.
But sometimes solving one problem, causes an even bigger one.
The plastic straw and single-use plastics—everyday conveniences for most of us—are taking their toll on our environment. And it’s up to us to find the solution.
"A fascinating history of straws morphs into a call to action."
- The Horn Book, Starred Review ★
"An important topic gets a very appealing treatment." - Kirkus
"This first installment in a new “Quix” series offers a transitional chapter book with STEM appeal, promoting community, creativity, and collaboration ... A great choice for future engineers, entrepreneurs, and readers who enjoy a fun story that will spark the imagination." –School Library Journal