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Hallelujah Flight (The) - Cover
Hallelujah Flight (The)
Phil Bildner, Penguin Books 2010
 
James Banning and Thomas Allen were real people, two friends who were the first African Americans to fly coast to coast across the U.S. This lively book tells of their adventures, their mechanical struggles, the beauty of the country from the air, the racism they experienced and the joyful hallelujah's they received for their achievement.

Ages: Transition (4-5), Young School Age (5-8)
Languages: English
Book Types: Story Book, Biography
Identity Groups: Working Class, African American
Special Topics: Activism, Friendship, Travel, Work, Knowing Our History (School Age)
Strands: Knowledge of Self & Connection to Others, Joy in Diversity, Creative Conflict Resolution & Sense of Justice