I Wanted To Be A Pilot: The Making Of A Tuskegee Airman by Franklin J. MaconI Wanted To Be A Pilot: The Making Of A Tuskegee Airman by Franklin J. Macon

I Wanted To Be A Pilot: The Making Of A Tuskegee Airman

byFranklin J. Macon, Elizabeth G. HarperForeword byMichael E. Fossum

Reinforced Library Binding | November 20, 2018

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Sometimes history is made by a dyslexic, mischievous boy who hates school, is a descendant of one of Frederick Douglass' half-sisters, and whose Pops was a Buffalo Soldier. In I Wanted to be a Pilot, one of the less than 100 living Documented Original Tuskegee Airman, Franklin J. Macon, tells the lively stories of how he overcame life's obstacles to become a Tuskegee Airman. Soar through history with Franklin as he conquers dyslexia, finds mischief, and grows up to change the course of America. Readers laugh at Frank's childhood antics, while being reminded that disabilities like Frank's dyslexia, repeating a grade in school, and other hardships can be overcome. I Wanted to be a Pilot encourages kids to recognize history, reach for their dreams, and even make their own toys as they are reminded of the great strength and determination of the men and women who came before them.
Franklin J. Macon, Documented Original Tuskegee Airman, is an active member and former President of the Hubert L. "Hooks" Jones Chapter Tuskegee Airmen. Frank has spent nearly a century in the world of aviation. As a dyslexic, an aircraft inspector, an airplane mechanic, a research analyst for Scott Science and Technology, and pilot, F...
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Title:I Wanted To Be A Pilot: The Making Of A Tuskegee AirmanFormat:Reinforced Library BindingDimensions:224 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.98 inPublished:November 20, 2018Publisher:Morgan James PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1683509625

ISBN - 13:9781683509622

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