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Amelia Earhart's Daughters: The Wild And Glorious Story Of American Women Aviators From World War II To The Dawn Of The Space Age by Leslie Haynsworth
Before Amelia: Women Pilots in the Early Days of Aviation by Eileen F. Lebow
Harriet Quimby - America's First Lady of the Air (Avation History Ser.) by Ed Y. Hall
Harriet Quimby - America's First Lady of the Air: A Biography for Intermediate Readers (Aviation History Series) by Anita P. Davis
Her Mentor Was an Albatross: The Autobiography of Pioneer Pilot Harriet Quimby by Henry M. Holden
Her Name, Titanic by Charles R. Pellegrino
Time is the Simplest Thing by Clifford D. Simak
Women Aviators: From Amelia Earhart to Sally Ride, Making History in Air and Space by Bernard Marck
Women Explorers of the Air: Jacqueline Cochran, Bessie Coleman, Beryl Markham, Harriet Quimby, Amelia Earhart (Capstone Short Biographies) by Margo McLoone
Women of the Wind: Early Women Aviators (Women Adventurers) by Wanda Langley

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Harriet Quimby (1875–1912) was a pioneering female American aviator. In 1911, she was the first woman in the USA to be granted a pilot's license and the first woman to fly at night. In 1912, she became the first woman to fly across the English Channel. She was killed in an air accident at age 37.

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