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

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

November 20, 2018|
I Wanted To Be A Pilot: The Making Of A Tuskegee Airman by Franklin J. Macon
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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 Airmen, 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, an...
Title:I Wanted To Be A Pilot: The Making Of A Tuskegee Airman
Format:Reinforced Library Binding
Product dimensions:224 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.98 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.98 in
Published:November 20, 2018
Publisher:Morgan James Publishing
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781683509622

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